Algebra - math word problems

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  • Three painters
    painter_10 One painter would have painted the fence for 15 hours, the second in 12 hours. The plot had to be painted in four hours, so they called the third one, and all worked together. For what time would the third painter paint fence the fence alone?
  • Triangle perimeter
    triangle_vysky_3 Calculate the triangle perimeter whose sides are in ratio 3: 5: 7 and the longest side is 17.5 cm long.
  • Pupils
    skola_23 There are 350 girls in the school, and the other 30% of the total number of pupils are boys. How many pupils does the school have?
  • Equation - inverse
    hyperbola_3 Solve for x: 7: x = 14: 1000
  • Reminder and quotient
    prime_5 There are given the number C = 281, D = 201. Find the highest natural number S so that the C:S, D:S are with the remainder of 1,
  • Reminder and quotient
    prime_4 There are given numbers A = 135, B = 315. Find the smallest natural number R greater than 1 so that the proportions R:A, R:B are with the remainder 1.
  • Collection of stamps
    stamp_11 Jano, Rado, and Fero have created a collection of stamps in a ratio of 5: 6: 9. Two of them had 429 stamps together. How many stamps did their shared collection have?
  • Mushrooms
    huby_5 Grandfather gathered fresh mushrooms. The fifth was wormwood, and it was thrown away, the other dried up. He obtained 720 grams of dried mushrooms. How many kilograms did the grandfather collect, and by drying the mushrooms they lost 75% of their weight?
  • Two pipes
    roura_1 How long will the pool be filled with a double supply pipe if it takes the pool to fill the first pipe by 4 hours longer and the second pipe 9 hours longer than both pipes open at the same time?
  • Inquality
    compare_4 Solve inequality: 3x + 6 > 14
  • Two cities
    cars_30 The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B?
  • Simple equation 6
    eq1_9 Solve equation with one variable: X/2+X/3+X/4=X+4
  • Find unknown
    eq222_26 Find unknown numerator: 4/8 + _/8 = 1
  • Annual pension
    penize_49 Calculate the amount of money generating an annual pension of EUR 1000, payable at the end of the year and for a period of 10 years, shall be inserted into the bank to account with an annual interest rate of 2%
  • Infinite sum of areas
    height-of-equilateral-triangle Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tr
  • Circle described
    described_circle_right_triangle The radius of the circle described to the right triangle with 6 cm long leg is 5 cm. Calculate the circumference of this triangle.
  • Axial cut of a rectangle
    cylinder_cut Calculate the volume and surface of the cylinder whose axial cut is a rectangle 15 cm wide with a diagonal of 25 cm long.
  • Parallelogram
    kosodlznik3_1 Rhomboid (parallelogram) has a longer side of 50 cm long. The size of its one height is four times the size of its second height. Calculate the length of the shorter side of this rhomboid in the centimeters.
  • Octagonal tank
    octagon_prism The tank has the shape of a regular octagonal prism without an upper base. The base edge has a = 3m, the side edge b = 6m. How much metal sheet is needed to build the tank? Do not think about losses or sheet thickness.
  • Pupils
    family_29 There are 32 pupils in the classroom, and girls are two-thirds more than boys. a) How many percents are more girls than boys? Round the result to a whole percentage. b) How many are boys in the class? c) Find the ratio of boys and girls in the class. Writ

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