Algebra - math word problems

  1. RT leg and perimeter
    rt_1 Calculate the length of the sides of a right triangle ABC with hypotenuse c when the length of a leg a= 84 and perimeter of the triangle o = 269.
  2. Wood
    timber Wood contains 12% water. 1 m3 of wood weighs 650 kg. How many liters of water it contains?
  3. Acceleration
    caR The car accelerates at rate 0.5m/s2. How long travels 400 meters and what will be its speed?
  4. Workers
    zamkova_dlazba Ten workers must pave road street for 22 working days. After four days were for speeding up work added two more workers. a) After how many work days now workers completes the paved road? b) How many working days it took a total paved road?
  5. Square room
    kachlicky_1 What is the size of the smallest square room, which can pave with tiles with dimensions 55 cm and 45 cm? How many such tiles is needed?
  6. Water reservoir
    nadrz_3 The water reservoir is filled with one pump for 4 days by the second one for 9 days. Outlet can drain tank in 12 days. How long take fill the reservoir if both pumps are running and not closed outlet channel.
  7. Tank No 8
    tank1 Tank is filled by one inlet valve with a flow rate of 12 liters per second in 72 minutes. How long take the tank to fill, if we open half an hour after one more inlet?
  8. Shoes
    boty Peter decided to measure shoes size of his three friends. Measured accurately and wrote as follows: Venda and Jenda together 52 cm Jenda and Zdenda together 58 cm Zdenda and Venda together 54 cm a) How long measures Vendy, Jenda and Zdenda shoes together
  9. Median
    medians.JPG In triangle ABC is given side a=10 cm and median ta= 13 cm and angle gamma 90°. Calculate length of the median tb.
  10. Pair
    dvaja They have together 39 years - he has 2 times as she was when he was equal as she has today ....
  11. Homework
    family Mother and Kate together weigh 24.5 kg more than the father. Father weighs 7.6 kg more than mother. Father weight 44.8 kg more than Kate. Determine weights of father mother and Kate.
  12. Three shapes
    three_bodies 1/5 of a circle is shaded. The ratio of area if square to the sum of area of rectangle and that of the circle is 1:2. 60% of the square is shaded and 1/3 of the rectangle is shaded. What is the ratio of the area of circle to that of the rectangle?
  13. Lenka and money
    Karl_Lagerfeld_2014 When Lenka bought pants from 1/3 of her savings shirt from 1/5 and 1/8 spent at the hairdresser, she is left 328 Kč. How much money was saved? How much hairdresser cost?
  14. Water pool
    basen_2 Pool with volume 990hl completely filled, if water flows by one tap 8 hours and by second tap 6 hours. First tap give 10hl more than second per hour. How many hl flows in each of them in an hour?
  15. Orchard
    lichobeznik_1 Route passes trapezoidal orchard perpendicular to the parallel sides. It is 80 cm wide. The lengths of the bases are in the ratio 5:3 and the length of the longer base to the length of the path is in the ratio 5:6. How many square meters occupies the rou
  16. Blackjack TU160
    tu160 Bomber Tupolev TU160 started at 9:00 from the airport and flew at average speed of 1850 km/h toward the airfield B distant 3500 km. After evaluating the danger from the airport B started at 9:45 B towards A fighter MIG 29 at an average speed 2300 km/h. At
  17. Triangle
    red_triangle For how many integer values of x can 16, 15 and x be the lengths of the sides of triangle?
  18. Diameter
    circles2_1 What is the inside diameter of the cylinder container and if half a liter of water reaches a height 15 cm?
  19. Tetrahedral prism - rhomboid base
    rhombus2_2 Calculate the area and volume tetrahedral prism that has base rhomboid shape and its dimensions are: a = 12 cm, b = 70 mm, v_a = 6 cm, v_h = 1 dm.
  20. Divisors
    divisors The sum of all divisors unknown odd number is 2112. Determine sum of all divisors of number which is twice of unknown numbers.

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