Algebra - math word problems

  1. Pupils at cinema
    tickets_1 Alena bought movie tickets for two groups of pupils. The first group purchased 7 tickets for 1st and 5 tickets for 2nd place and she pay 62Kč. For the second group bought 11 tickets for 1st and 4 tickets for 2nd place and pay 82Kč. How much was the ticke
  2. Tank diameter
    cylinder_5 A cylindrical tank has a volume of 60 hectoliters and is 2.5 meters deep. Calculate the tank diameter.
  3. Percentage - fractions
    rubik About what percentage we must increase number 1/6 to get number 1/3?
  4. Bridge piers
    bridge-369809_960_720 One quarter of the bridge pier is sunk into the ground. Two thirds are in the water. Protruding above the water is 1.20 m long. Determine the height of bridge piers.
  5. Insulation
    zateplovanie-domu Two workers insulate the house in 5 days. After the first day of working together, only one worker continue to cover the house. In how many days will the house be insulated if every worker has the same tempo of work?
  6. Car
    sanitka_1 Car goes some distance in 3 hours and 20 minutes. If it increase speed by 10 km/h, i goes this distance in 2.5 hours. Calculate the distance.
  7. Combinations
    math_2 From how many elements we can create 990 combinations 2nd class without repeating?
  8. Rectangular trapezium
    trapezoid-right Calculate the perimeter of a rectangular trapezium when its content area is 576 cm2 and sice a (base) is 30 cm, height 24 cm.
  9. Pool
    inlet Pool is filled with two water supply. The first supply fill pool for nine hours, the second for six hours. How many hours will take fill the pool when the water flows in through the first supply 3 hours and then we will open a second supply?
  10. Salary increase
    vyplata Ms. Merry salary increased by 15% and that was 83e. What should pay before the increase?
  11. Glass
    sklenice_1 Trader ordered from the manufacturer 200 cut glass. The manufacturer confirmed the order that the glass in boxes sent a kit containing either four or six glasses. Total sent 41 boxes. a) How many boxes will contain only 4 glasses? b) How many boxes will c
  12. Cakes
    cookies_2 Grandmother baked cakes. Half of its was poppy, quarter with plum jam and 16 cheesecakes. How many cakes she baked in total?
  13. Cone container
    kuzel_1 Rotary cone-shaped container has a volume 1000 cubic cm and a height 12 cm. Calculate how much metal we need for making this package.
  14. Tram lines
    elektricka_2 Trams of five lines driven at intervals of 5,8,10,12 and 15 minutes. At 12 o'clock come out of the station at the same time. About how many hours again all meet? How many times have earch tram pass for this stop?
  15. Three figures - numbers
    numbers34 The sum of three numbers, if each is 10% larger than the previous one, is 662. Determine the figures.
  16. Train expres
    rjet At 8.00 strarted from Bratislava to Poprad express Tatry. Cities are distant 340 kilometers. At the same time started from Poprad express Danube to Bratislava. Express Tatry's average speed is 80 km/h, Danube 90 km/h. At what distance from Poprad trains
  17. Angles of a triangle
    triangles_9 In the triangle ABC, the angle beta is 15° greater than the angle alpha. The remaining angle is 30° greater than the sum of the angles alpha and beta. Calculate the angles of a triangle.
  18. Clouds
    cloud From two points A and B on the horizontal plane was observed forehead cloud above the two points under elevation angle 73°20' and 64°40'. Points A , B are separated by 2830 m. How high is the cloud?
  19. Three piles
    sugar 100 kg of sugar we divide into three piles. The first pile is small. If we added to second 2 kg of sugar it would have 25% more sugar than the first pile. If we added to third pile 3 kg of sugar it would have 20% more sugar than the 2nd pile. How many ki
  20. Bus lines
    bus27 Buses connections are started from bus stop on its regular circuit as follows: No. 27 bus every 27 minutes and No.18 every half hour. What time started this two bus lines run if the bus stop met at 10:15 am.?

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