# Algebra - math word problems

- The escalator

I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the direction of the stairs and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I climb - Secret treasure

Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure. - Three points 4

The line passed through three points - see table: x y -6 4 -4 3 -2 2 Write line equation in y=mx+b form - Equation 23

Find value of unknown x in equation: x+3/x+1=5 (problem finding x) - Two workers

One worker needs 40 hours to do a job, and the second would do it in 30 hours. They worked together for several hours, then the second was recalled, and the first completed the job itself in 5 hours. How many hours did they work together, and how much did. - Folding table

The folding kitchen table has a rectangular shape with an area of 168dm2 (side and is 14 dm long). If necessary, it can be enlarged by sliding two semi-circular plates (at sides b). How much percent will the table area increase? The result round to one-hun - Geography tests

On three 150-point geography tests, you earned grades of 88%, 94%, and 90%. The final test is worth 250 points. What percent do you need on the final to earn 93% of the total points on all tests? - Medians in right triangle

It is given a right triangle, angle C is 90 degrees. I know it medians t1 = 8 cm and median t2 = 12 cm. .. How to calculate the length of the sides? - Aunt Rose

Aunt Rose gave $2500 to Mani and Cindy. Mani received $500 more than Cindy. How mich did Cindy received? - Sum of the digits

How many are two-digit natural numbers that have the sum of the digits 9? - Discount and prices

After a 29% discount, the new product price was € 426. What was the original price of the product? - The sum 4

The sum of Robin's age is 45. Seven years ago, Robin was 16 years more than one half as old as Bruno then. How old is Bruno? - Faces diagonals

If the diagonals of a cuboid are x, y, and z (wall diagonals or three faces) respectively than find the volume of a cuboid. Solve for x=1.2, y=1.7, z=1.45 - 45th birthday

This year Mrs. Clever celebrated her 45th birthday. Her three children are now 7.11 and 15 years old. In how many years will Mrs. Clever's age be equal to the sum of her children's years? - Voltmeter range

We have a voltmeter which in the original set measures voltage to 10V. Calculate the size of the ballast resistor for this voltmeter, if we want to measure the voltage up to 50V. Voltmeter's internal resistance is 2 kiloohm/Volt. - Two chords

Calculate the length of chord AB and perpendicular chord BC to circle if AB is 4 cm from the center of the circle and BC 8 cm from the center of the circle. - Bike ride

Marek rode a bike ride. In an hour, John followed him on the same route by car, at an average speed of 72 km/h, and in 20 minutes he drove him. Will he determine the length of the way that Marek took before John caught up with him, and at what speed did Ma - Length of a string

What is the smallest length of a string that we can cut into 18 equal parts and even 27 equal parts (in decimeters)? - The fruit basket

The fruit basket is five times heavier than the empty basket. Filled is 20kg heavier than empty. Determine the weight of the fruit in the basket. - Ten pupils

10 pupils came to the art group .8 pupils painted with watercolors and 9 pupils painted with ink, each pupil painted with ink or watercolors. How many pupils painted water and ink at the same time?

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