# Algebra - math word problems

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- Diophantus

We know little about this Greek mathematician from Alexandria, except that he lived around 3rd century A. D. Thanks to an admirer of his, who described his life through an algebraic riddle, we know at least something about his life. Diophantus's youth las - Endless lego set

The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. The - Three friends

Cuba, Matthew and their friend Adam found a brigade during their weekend weekends because they wanted to make a joint trip to the Alps that they planned for the spring break. Cuba enjoyed the skiing trip very much, so he was not lazy to get up and went to - Self-counting machine

The self-counting machine works exactly like a calculator. The innkeeper wanted to add several three-digit natural numbers on his own. On the first attempt, he got the result in 2224. To check, he added these numbers again and he got 2198. Therefore, he a - Three roads

The three boys moved from start to finish on three different routes A, B, C, always at the same time. Adam drove road A 1500 m long on a scooter. Blake walked route B 600 m long on foot. Cyril got on a scooter on route C after a 90 m walk, then he left th - Equilateral cone

We pour so much water into a container that has the shape of an equilateral cone, the base of which has a radius r = 6 cm, that one-third of the volume of the cone is filled. How high will the water reach if we turn the cone upside down? - Top of the tower

The top of the tower has the shape of a regular hexagonal pyramid. The base edge has a length of 1.2 m, the pyramid height is 1.6 m. How many square meters of sheet metal is needed to cover the top of the tower if 15% extra sheet metal is needed for joint - Fly and cyclist

Two cyclists are at 20 km apart on a same line. They start at same time towards each other at a speed of 10 km/hr. A fly sitting on one of the cyclists handle start flying towards the other cyclists at a speed of 20 km/hr. It touches the handle and move b - Candies

The price for 1 kg of more expensive candies is 125 CZK. The price for 1 kg of cheaper candy is 100 CZK. We mix two different mixtures of candy. A) The first mixture contains 2 kg more expensive and 0.5 kg cheaper candy. Calculate the price for 1 kg of th - Crystal water

The chemist wanted to check the content of water of crystallization of chromic potassium alum K_{2}SO_{4}* Cr_{2}(SO_{4}) 3 * 24 H_{2}O, which was a long time in the laboratory. From 96.8 g of K_{2}SO_{4}* Cr_{2}(SO_{4}) 3 * 24 H_{2}O prepared 979 cm^{3}solution of base. - Boats

Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have? - Two cars on ring

There were two cars on the round track (ring) in the adjacent tracks, the first car in the inner track, the second in the outer track. Both cars started at the same time from one starting track. The first toy car drove every four laps simultaneously as th - Odd/even number

Pick any number. If that number is even, divide it by 2. If it's odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. Now repeat the process with your new number. If you keep going, you'll eventually end up at 1. Every time. Prove. .. - Fresh juice

The seller offers fresh-squeezed juice, which the customer either pours into his own containers or sells in liter plastic bottles, which the customer buys from him. A liter of juice costs 40 CZK more than a bottle. There is no charge for turning the juice - Reconstruction of the corridor

Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac - Petra

Petra likes to bathe in a bathtub with a water temperature of 38 degrees. She turned on the hot water set at 70 degrees and left for a moment. Before she returned, 40 liters of water flowed into the tub. How much water with a temperature of 22 degrees mus - Eq2 2

Solve following equation with quadratic members and rational function: (x^{2}+1)/(x-4) + (x^{2}-1)/(x+3) = 23 - Chocolate roll

The cube of 5 cm chocolate roll weighs 30 g. How many calories will contain the same chocolate roller of a prism shape with a length of 0.5 m whose cross-section is an isosceles trapezoid with bases 25 and 13 cm and legs 10 cm? You know that 100 g of this - Z9–I–4 MO 2017

Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were prepared for a train journey with three wagons. They wanted to sit out so that three numbers were seated in each carriage and the largest of each of the three was equal to the sum of the remaining two. The conduct - Solve 2

Solve integer equation: a +b+c =30 a, b, c = can be odd natural number from this set (1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15)

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