Algebra - math word problems

Number of problems found: 3186

  • Equilateral cone
    kuzel_rs 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?
  • Three roads
    kolobezka 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
  • Top of the tower
    veza 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
  • A cheetah
    cheetah A cheetah was separated from his brothers on a hunting mission.  The brothers were at the watering hole 120 km away.  The lost cheetah knew that he had to make it back before sundown which was 1.5 hours away.  His brothers had planned to leave the waterin
  • Fly and cyclist
    fly 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
    zele-bonbony 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
    laboratory The chemist wanted to check the content of water of crystallization of chromic potassium alum K2SO4 * Cr2 (SO4) 3 * 24 H2O, which was a long time in the laboratory. From 96.8 g of K2SO4 * Cr2 (SO4) 3 * 24 H2O prepared 979 cm3 solution of base.
  • Boats
    ship Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?
  • Chickens and rabbits
    pipky In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 18 heads and 56 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?
  • Two cars on ring
    two_cars 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
    numbers2 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
    flasa 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
    koridor 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
    watermixing 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
    kardan3rd Solve following equation with quadratic members and rational function: (x2+1)/(x-4) + (x2-1)/(x+3) = 23
  • Chocolate roll
    chocholate 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
    vlak2 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
    numbers2 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)
  • Bivariate data set
    statistics Here is a bivariate data set in which you believe y to be the response variable. x y 51.4 44.8 60.2 46.6 60.1 46.8 45.8 46.3 37.4 41.8 72.4 52.5 60 48.2 67.5 49.5 60.9 49.8 51.1 45.7 62.7 49.6 194.9 84.2 Make a scatter plot of this data. Which point is an
  • A Cartesian framework
    .Cartesian-coordinate-system 1. In a Cartesian framework, the functions f and g we know that: the function (f) is defined by f (x) = 2x ^ 2, the function (g) is defined by g (x) = x + 3, the point (O) is the origin of the reference, point (C) is the point of intersection of the graph

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...