Algebra - math word problems

  1. Three friends
    vaha_1 Danica, Lenka and Dalibor have altogether 96 kg. Lenka weighs 75% more than Dalibor and Danica weighs 6 kg more than Dalibor. Determine the weight of Danice, Lenka and Dalibor.
  2. 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.
  3. Lighthouse
    maiak The man, 180 cm tall, walks along the seafront directly to the lighthouse. The male shadow caused by the beacon light is initially 5.4 meters long. When the man approaches the lighthouse by 90 meters, its shadow shorter by 3 meters. How tall is the lighth
  4. Rectangle
    squares2_3 Calculate area of the rectangle if its length is 12 cm longer than its width and length is equal to the square of its width.
  5. Q of GP
    geometric_1 Calculate quotient of geometric progression if a1=5 a a1+a2=12.
  6. Cargo
    tractor_lorry Car with cargo weight 7610 kg. Weight of car is 23% of the total weight of car and cargo. How heavy is cargo?
  7. Mean
    avg A student food the mean of 50 items as 38.6. When checking the work he found that he had taken one item as 50 why it should correctly read as 40 in this circumstances. What should be the correct mean?
  8. Equation with abs
    abs Solve this equation with absolute value member: ?
  9. Money
    money_17 Peter has 2x more money than Michael. But if Peter gave Michael € 16 Michael would have 3.5 times more money than Peter. Determine how much money was originally Peter and how much Michael.
  10. Walnuts
    orechy_2 x walnuts were in the mission. Dano took 1/4 of nuts Michael took 1/8 from the rest and John took 34 nuts. It stayed here 29 nuts. Determine the original number of nuts.
  11. Prism bases
    hranoly Volume perpendicular quadrilateral prism is 360 cm3. The edges of the base and height of the prism are in the ratio 5:4:2 Determine the area of the base and walls of the prism.
  12. Unknown number x
    percents2_4 5% from an unknown number equals the number 26. What is the unknown number?
  13. Exponential equation
    exp Find x, if 625 ^ x = 5 The equation is exponential because the unknown is in the exponential power of 625
  14. Two rulers
    meters We have two rulers. Scale interval on first rulers are a spaced 1 cm and on second spaced 15 mm. Rulers are attached to each other so that they match initial divider commas. What next dividers commas coincide? Find at least three cases.
  15. The rectangle
    rectangles_6 Determine the area of the rectangle where the length and width are in the ratio 5:2 and its length is 7.5 cm longer than its width. Determine also its length and its width.
  16. Sides ratio
    triangle3_1 Calculate the circumference of a triangle with area 84 cm2 if a:b:c = 10:17:21
  17. Unknown amount of money
    btc Damian and Denis split an unknown amount in the ratio of 5:4 . Damian got six euros more than Denis. Calculate an unknown amount. Determine how much money got Damian and how Denis.
  18. Grass
    minutes_clock Peter and Stano lawn grass for 3 hours 12 minutes. How long would it take to Peter if Stano lawn grass himself for 384 minutes.
  19. Table
    stol The circumference of the rectangle table is 420 cm. Length to width ratio is 5:2 . Calculate table dimensions and dimensions reduced in the ratio 3:5
  20. Vegan shop
    zemiaky_2 To the shops brought together 23.2 kg of goods, fruits, vegetables and nuts. fruit was 4.7 kg more than vegetables, nuts was 1.5 kg less than the fruit. Determine the amount of fruits, vegetables and nuts.

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