# Algebra - math word problems

#### Number of problems found: 2655

• Golden ratio
Divide line of length 14 cm into two sections that the ratio of shorter to greater is same as ratio of greater section to whole length of the line.
• Wind drift
The plane flies at 860 km/h, passing distance 3000 kilometers with the wind and once again against the wind for 6 h 59 min. What is the wind speed?
• The cyclist
The cyclist went from village to town. First half of journey went at 20 km/h. The second half of the journey, which mostly fell, went at 39 km/h. All journey took 88 minutes. Calculate the distance from the village to the town.
• Widescreen monitor
Computer business hit by a wave of widescreen monitors and televisions. Calculate the area of ​​the LCD monitor with a diagonal size 20 inches at ratio 4:3 and then 16:9 aspect ratio. Is buying widescreen monitors with same diagonal more advantageous than
• Geometric progression 2
There is geometric sequence with a1=5.7 and quotient q=-2.5. Calculate a17.
• Father and son
Father and son are together 80 years. Son is 28 years younger than father. How old is the son?
• Quiz
Tested student answered correctly on a 4/ 8 questions. Wrong answers was 16. How many questions answered?
• Rectangle - sides ratio
Calculate area of rectangle whose sides are in ratio 3:13 and perimeter is 673.
• Barrel with liquid
Barrel with grain weight 297 kg. When it shed 48% of grain, ha weight 174 kg. What is the weight of empty barrel?
• Sumo competition
In the competition for the heaviest man was 5 competitors. The first three together weighed 553 kg. What is the minimal weigt of winner, if a contestant weighed with an accuracy of one kilogram.
• Triangle angles
The angles α, β, γ in triangle ABC are in the ratio 6:2:6. Calculate size of angles.
• Rectangle Anton
Difference between length and width of the rectangle is 8. Length is 3-times larger than the width. Calculate the dimensions of the rectangle.
After 548 hours decreases the activity of a radioactive substance to 1/9 of the initial value. What is the half-life of the substance?
• Exponential equation
Solve exponential equation (in real numbers): 98x-2=9
• Tangents
To circle with a radius of 41 cm from the point R guided two tangents. The distance of both points of contact is 16 cm. Calculate the distance from point R and circle centre.
• RT - hypotenuse and altitude
Right triangle BTG has hypotenuse g=117 m and altitude to g is 54 m. How long are hypotenuse segments?
• Sphere A2V
Surface of the sphere is 241 mm2. What is its volume?
• 2nd class combinations
From how many elements you can create 4560 combinations of the second class?
• 2nd class variations
From how many elements you can create 2450 variations of the second class?
• Floating barrel
Barrel (cylinder shape) floats on water, top of barrel is 8 dm above water and the width of surfaced barrel part is 23 dm. Barrel length is 24 dm. Calculate the volume of the barrel.

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