Algebra - math word problems

Number of problems found: 2801

  • Inlet minus outlet
    inlets_6 Water flows into the tank through two pipes and flows out of the third pipe spontaneously. The pipe A itself would fill the tank in 3 hours, the pipe B itself would fille in 4 hours, and the pipe C itself would flow out in 12 hours. How long will the tank
  • Flowerbed
    flowers_9 Ondra digs the bed in 20 minutes. Cuba in 30 minutes. For how long do they dig together?
  • Triangle 42
    triangle2_4 Triangle BCA. Angles A=119° B=(3y+14) C=4y. What is measure of triangle BCA=?
  • Candies
    oriesky_3 In the confectionery, the price for 1 kg of pistachio candies cost CZK 360, and the price for 1 kg of hazelnut candies was CZK 280. Mixing these two types of sweets created a box of chocolates. How many grams of pistachios and how many grams of hazelnut c
  • The dormitory
    hotel_7 The dormitory accommodates 150 pupils in 42 rooms, some of which are triple and some are quadruple. Determine how many rooms are triple and how many quadruples.
  • Bus lines
    Clock0400_14 At 5.00 in the morning, four buses left the terminal at the same time. The first bus has an interval of 15 minutes, the second 20 minutes, the third 25 minutes, and the fourth 45 minutes. How many minutes will all four buses leave the terminal at the same
  • Hyperbola equation
    hyperbola_4 Find the hyperbola equation with the center of S [0; 0], passing through the points: A [5; 3] B [8; -10]
  • Jane plants
    flowers_8 Jane plants flowers in the garden. If she planted 12 every hour instead of 9 flowers, she would finish with the job an hour earlier. How many flowers does she plant?
  • Wood dividing
    meter_23 Which equation calculates the number of 1/3-foot pieces that can be cut from a piece of wood that is 7 feet long?
  • Rectangle
    rectangle_22 There is a rectangle with a length of 12 cm and a diagonal 8 cm longer than the width. Calculate the area of rectangle.
  • Banknotes
    penize_49 Eva deposit 7800 USD in 50 banknotes in the bank. They had value 100 USD and 200 USD. How many were they?
  • Poplar
    topole How tall is a poplar by the river, if we know that 1/5 of its total height is a trunk, 1/10th of the height is the root and 35m from the trunk to the top of the poplar?
  • Ten boys
    venn_intersect Ten boys chose to go to the supermarket. Six boys bought gum and nine boys bought a lollipop. How many boys bought gum and a lollipop?
  • Discount price
    sveter_6 Coat cost 150 euros after sales discount. What is the original price when the discount is 25% of the original price?
  • 600 pencils
    fixy_2 600 pencils we want to be divided into three groups. The biggest groups have ten pens more than the smallest. How many ways can this be done?
  • Cranberries
    vaha_22 They brought 65 kg of dried cranberries to the packing house. They made 150-gram and 200-gram packages from them. How many kilograms of cranberries did they use for the smaller 200 packages? How many 200 gram packages were there?
  • Three numbers
    dices2_9 We have three different non-zero digits. We will create all 3 digits numbers from them to use all 3 figures in each number. We add all the created numbers, and we get the sum of 1554. What were the numbers?
  • Average height
    meter_22 The average height of all pupils is 162 cm. The class teacher's height is 178 cm. The average height of all (teacher and all pupils) is 163 cm. Calculate the number of pupils in the class.
  • Dozen
    plusminus_13 What is the product of 26 and 5? Write the answer in Arabic numeral. Add up the digits. How many of this is in a dozen? Divide #114 by this
  • Completing square
    eq2_5 Solve the quadratic equation: m2=4m+20 using completing the square method

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...