# Algebra - math word problems

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• Three altitudes
A triangle with altitudes 4; 5 and 6 cm is given. Calculate the lengths of all medians and all sides in a triangle.
• Gasoline-oil ratio
The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, which is 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and how much of the gasoline-oil mix do w
• Brother and sister
When I was 8, my sister was 4, now I am 18, how old is my sister?
• Three members GP
The sum of three numbers in GP (geometric progression) is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers.
• Eq2 2
Solve following equation with quadratic members and rational function: (x2+1)/(x-4) + (x2-1)/(x+3) = 23
• Isosceles triangle 9
Given an isosceles triangle ABC where AB= AC. The perimeter is 64cm and altitude is 24cm. Find the area of the isosceles triangle
• Equation with mixed fractions
2 3/5 of 1430+? = 1900. How to do this problem
• Investment 2
Jack invested \$5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi
• An investment
How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% p. A. ? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month.
• Working alone
Tom and Chandri are doing household chores. Chandri can do the work twice as fast as Tom. If they work together, they can finish the work in 5 hours. How long does it take Tom working alone to do the same work?
• One third
If 3/5 is 360, how much is 1/3?
• Bag of peanuts
Joe eat 1/3 of a bag of peanuts, mark eat 1/4 of the remaining in the bag of peanuts, Alvin eat 1/2 of the remaining bag of peanuts, peter eat 10 peanuts, there are 71 peanuts left. Hon many peanuts were in the bags?
• Tabitha
Tabitha manufactures a product that sells very well. The capacity of her facility is 241,000 units per year. The fixed costs are \$122,000 per year and the variable costs are \$11 per unit. The product currently sells for \$17. a. What total revenue is req
• Missing number
Blank +1/6 =3/2 find the missing number
• Examination 2
In an examination, a teacher awards 2 marks for every correct answer and subtract a mark for every wrong answer. If there are 20 questions and a child scored 25 marks how many correct answer did the child get?
• Six te 2
If 3t-7=5t, then 6t=
• 80 students
80 students were asked what type of test they preferred. 50 students said they liked multiple choice and 42 liked true or false. If 36 liked both multiple choice and true or false types, how many students preferred multiple choice only?
• Intersect and conjuction
Let U={1,2,3,4,5,6} A={1,3,5} B={2,4,6} C={3,6} Find the following. 1. )AUB 2. )A'UB'
• Car repair
John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?