Algebra - math word problems

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  • Two friends
    beers Two friends met as a good man perish together for a beer. After recovery the most important topics (politics, women, football ...), one asks: - And how many do you have children? - I have 3 children. - And how many years have? Friend already not want to a
  • Purchase
    cart Mother bought 5 boxes of milk and 7 kg of potatoes and paid a total CZK 147. Aunt bought 7 boxes of milk and 3 kg of potatoes and paid 131 CZK. What is the price of one carton of milk and 1 kg of potatoes? How CZK together would have saved if bought at th
  • Four pavers
    tiles2_4 Four pavers would pave the square in 18 days. How many pavers do you need to add to done work in 12 days?
  • Isosceles triangle 9
    iso_triangle Given an isosceles triangle ABC where AB= AC. The perimeter is 64cm, and the altitude is 24cm. Find the area of the isosceles triangle.
  • Logistics
    sklad_1 Head of logistics department informed the meeting of management of the same item is currently not available in sufficient quantity in all three warehouses of the company. We have the total 135 pieces. It was 37 pieces more in the warehouse No. 3 than in t
  • Pytagoriade
    pytagoriada Two fifth-graders teams competing in math competitions - in Mathematical Olympiad and Pytagoriade. Of the 33 students competed in at least one of the contest 22 students. Students who competed only in Pytagoriade was twice more than those who just compete
  • Pilsen circus
    cirkus The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a citizen of the city. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again
  • Vinegar 2
    ocet How many percentages of vinegar solution will we get if we mix 3.5 liters of 5.8% and 5 liters of 7.6% vinegar?
  • Camel
    camels Camel's owner wants to get out of the city into an oasis. He bought 3000 bananas, which wants to sell in the oasis. However, an oasis from the city divided 1,000 kilometers of desert. Camel can carry up to 1000 bananas, and for every kilometer traveled, e
  • Heating plant
    coal_1 Workers dump imported coke at heating plant. On the first day used half of the amount, the second day three quarters the rest and on the third day left 120 tons. How much coke they dump at heating plant?
  • Two cylinders
    sudy Two cylinders are there one with oil and one with an empty oil cylinder has no fixed value assume infinitely. We are pumping out the oil into an empty cylinder having radius =1 cm height=3 cm rate of pumping oil is 9 cubic centimeters per sec and we are p
  • Candles
    sviecka Before Christmas, Eva bought two cylindrical candles - red and green. Red was 1 cm longer than green. She lit a red candle on Christmas Day at 5:30 p. M. , lit a green candle at 7:00 p. M. , and left them both on fire until they burned. At 9:30 p. M. , bo
  • Coloured numbers
    olympics_2 Mussel wrote four different natural numbers with coloured markers: red, blue, green and yellow. When the red number divides by blue, it gets the green number as an incomplete proportion, and yellow represents the remainder after this division. When it div
  • Candy
    bonbons_5 The price for 1kg of more expensive candy is 125 CZK. The price for 1kg of cheaper candy is 100 CZK. We make two different blends of candy. And now. The second blend contains 2kg of more expensive candy and several kg of cheaper candy. The price per 1 kg
  • Two ports
    ship_1 Between the ports of Mumraj and Zmatek, two ships commute along the same route. They spend negligible time in ports, turn around immediately and continue sailing. At the same time, a blue ship departs from the port of Mumraj, and a green ship departs from
  • My father
    tree3_2 My father has a big farm. 6/8 of it were planted with mango trees, 1/2 of the remainder are guava trees and the rest 10 trees are santol trees. What is the number of all trees?
  • Motel
    motorest Three different dinners A, B, C are served in the motel. Three 20 members went to motel. Group 1 ordered dinners: A 20 members and their average dinner price in the group was CZK 200. From Group 2, they ordered a A: 10 persons, B 10 dinners, and their ave
  • Guppies for sale
    guppies Paul had a bowl of guppies for sale. Four customers were milling around the store. 1. Rod told paul - I'll take half the guppies in the bowl, plus had a guppy. 2. Heather said - I'll take half of what you have, plus half a guppy. The third customer, Nancy
  • Truncated cone
    kuzel_komoly Calculate the height of the rotating truncated cone with volume V = 794 cm3 and a base radii r1 = 9.9 cm and r2 = 9.8 cm.
  • Two trains
    rjet Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it take

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