Algebra - math word problems

  1. Cuboid easy
    cuboid_11 The cuboid has the dimensions a = 12 cm, b = 9 cm, c = 36 cm. Calculate the length of the body diagonal of the cuboid.
  2. Unions now
    roh The plant has 1,250 employees. The Trade Unions (former ROH, OH) is 18% male, 23% female. Plant management reported that in the trade union is 20% of all employees. How many men and women are in plant and how many are men and women in trade unions?
  3. Raw meat
    vahy_2 In the school cafeteria for one lunch, they prepare 490 servings of 50 g of boiled meat. Meat loses 30% of its weight by cooking. How many kilograms of raw meat must the school canteen prepare for this lunch to cook?
  4. Chocolate roll
    chocholate_3 The cube of 5 cm chocolate roll weighs 30 g. How many calories will contain the same chocolate roller of a prism shape with a length of 0.5 m whose cross section is an isosceles trapezoid with bases 25 and 13 cm and legs 10 cm. You know that 100 g of this
  5. Difference AP 4
    sequence_geo_1 Calculate the difference of the AP if a1 = 0.5, a2 + a3 = -1.1
  6. Flowers
    flowers2 The flower has six flowers and each flower has a number. These are the numbers: 20,40,39,28,8,9. What number will be in the middle of the flower so that the numbers come from the flowers when we subtract and add?
  7. Rings groups
    venn 27 pupils attend some group; dance group attends 14 pupils, 21 pupils sporty group and dramatic group 16 pupils. Dance and sporting attend 9 pupils, dance and drama 6 pupil, sporty and dramatic 11 pupils. How many pupils attend all three groups?
  8. Baskets of apples
    jablka_3 Grandfather gathered apples into baskets. He filled one large and three small baskets. Small baskets are identical and each can hold 3 kg of apples less than in a large basket. In small baskets together 3 kg of apples over a large basket. How many kilogra
  9. Apples 5
    apples_7 In six crates are 45 kg of apples. In five crates were the same amounth and in one crate was 3 kg of apples more. How many kg of apples were in each crate?
  10. Potatoes
    zemiaky_3 Daniela and Michael would jointly dug potatoes for 7.5 hours. But if Daniela was working alone she would take 2.5 hours more as if he were working with Michael. Determine how much for the work done by Michael himself and how much Daniela herself.
  11. Viju
    chicken_2 viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with viju??
  12. The swing
    houpacka To swing the two girls. Aneta weight 45 kg and Simon 35 kg weight. How far should sit Simon from the middle of swing so it is balanced, if we know that Aneta is sitting at distance 1,5m? How far are girls sitting apart?
  13. Four integers
    tiles2 Fnd four consecutive integers so that the product of the first two is 70 times smaller than the product of the next two.
  14. Summands
    magic Find two summands of the number 42, so that its product is minimized.
  15. Children
    children_3 The group has 42 children. There are 4 more boys than girls. How many boys and girls are in the group?
  16. Three friends
    Veverka Three friends squirrels together went to collect hazelnuts. Zrzecka he found more than twice Pizizubka and Ouska even three times more than Pizizubka. On the way home they talked while eating and was cracking her nuts. Pizizubka eaten half of all nuts wh
  17. Octahedron - sum
    8sten On each wall of a regular octahedron is written one of the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, wherein on different sides are different numbers. For each wall John make the sum of the numbers written of three adjacent walls. Thus got eight sums, which also
  18. Equation
    fractions Find x: x + 1/2 = 1/3
  19. Quadratic equation
    kvadrat_2 Find the roots of the quadratic equation: 3x2-4x + (-4) = 0.
  20. MO SK/CZ Z9–I–3
    ball_floating_water John had the ball that rolled into the pool and it swam in the water. Its highest point was 2 cm above the surface. Diameter of circle that marked the water level on the surface of the ball was 8 cm. Determine the diameter of John ball.

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