# Algebra - math word problems

1. Inscribed rectangle What is the perimeter of a rectangle that is inscribed in a circle whose diameter is 5 dm long? Answer: 14 dm
2. GP members The geometric sequence has 10 members. The last two members are 2 and -1. Which member is -1/16?
3. 3d printer 3D printing ABS filament with diameter 1.75 mm has density 1.04 g/cm3. Find the length of m = 5 kg spool filament. (how to calculate length)
4. Minimum surface Find the length, breadth, and height of the cuboid shaped box with a minimum surface area, into which 50 cuboid shaped blocks, each with length, breadth and height equal to 4 cm, 3 cm and 2 cm respectively can be packed.
5. Cuboid walls If the areas of three adjacent faces of a cuboid are 8 cm², 18 cm² and 25 cm². Find the volume of the cuboid.
6. Perimeter of base The circumference of the base of the rotating cylinder is same as its height. What is the diameter and height of this cylinder with volume 1 liter?
7. Peroxide How many ml 30% of peroxide (H2O2) should be poured into 100ml H2O to give a 20% solution?
8. Deviation of the lines Find the deviation of the lines AG, BH in the ABCDEFGH box-cuboid, if given | AB | = 3cm, | AD | = 2cm, | AE | = 4cm
9. Inverse matrix Find out inverse by Gauss elimination or by reduction method. A=[2/3. 1 -3. 1/3]
10. Isosceles triangle The leg of the isosceles triangle is 5 dm, its height is 20 cm longer than the base. Calculate base length z.
11. Boys to girls The ratio of boys to girls in a party is 3:5 . If 6 more boys arrived and 4 girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6 . How many are in the party originally?
12. Nonagon Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of inscribed circle is r = 10cm
13. Cube root Find cube root of 18
14. Flowers 2 Cha cruz has a garden. The ratio roses to tulips is 2 : 5, the ratio of roses to orchids is 7 : 6. Cha cruz wonders what the ratio of tulips to orchids is. If Cha cruz has 183 plants, how many of each kind are there?
15. New ratio The ratio of ducks and chicken in our yard is 2 : 3. The total number of ducks and chickens together is 30. Mother gave 3 of the chickens to our neighbor. What is the new ratio now?
16. Decagon Calculate the area and circumference of the regular decagon when its radius of a circle circumscribing is R = 1m
17. Pyramid cut We cut the regular square pyramid with a parallel plane to the two parts (see figure). The volume of the smaller pyramid is 20% of the volume of the original one. The bottom of the base of the smaller pyramid has a content of 10 cm2. Find the area of the
18. Stamps 2 Dennis spent 34.15 on stamps. The number of .56 is 10 less than four times of stamps bought for .41. How many of each stamp did he buy?
19. Account operations My savings of php 90,000 in a bank earns 6% interest in a year. If i will deposit additional php 10,000 at the end of 6 months, how much money will be left if i withdraw php 25,000 after a year?
20. Square root 2 If the square root of 3m2 +22 and -x = 0, and x=7, what is m?

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