# Algebra - math word problems

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- Large family

The average age of all family members (children, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather) is 29 years. The average age of parents is 40 years, grandparents 66 years and all children are 5 years. How many children are there in this family? - Equation with one variable

Solve the following equation with one unknown: 5(7s + 5) =130 - A map

A map with a scale of 1: 5,000 shows a rectangular field with an area of 18 ha. The length of the field is three times its width. The area of the field on the map is 72 cm square. What is the actual length and width of the field? - Water tank

300hl of water was filled into the tank 12 m long and 6 m wide. How high does it reach? - Birthdays

In the classroom, students always give candy to their classmates on their birthdays. The birthday person always gives each one candy, and he does not give himself. A total of 650 candies were distributed in the class per year. How many students are in the - Two trains

The train runs at speed v1 = 72 km/h. The passenger, sitting in the train, observed that a train long l = 75m in 3 s passed on the other track in the opposite direction. Calculate the speed of this train. - Wallpaper

3750 cm square of wallpaper is needed to glue a cube-shaped box. Can Dad cut out the whole necessary piece of wallpaper as a whole if he has a roll of wallpaper 50 cm wide? - Cone from cube

The largest possible cone was turned from a 20 cm high wooden cube. Calculate its weight if you know that the density of wood was 850 kg/m^{3} - Diameter = height

The surface of the cylinder, the height of which is equal to the diameter of the base, is 4239 cm square. Calculate the cylinder volume. - Double probability

The probability of success of the planned action is 60%. What is the probability that success will be achieved at least once if this action is repeated twice? - Bricklayers

The first bricklayer would build a wall in 3 days, the second in 4 days. The first bricklayer worked alone for a day, then the second bricklayer came to his aid and they finished the work together. How long did it take to build the wall? - The Earth

The Earth's surface is 510,000,000 km^{2}. Calculates the radius, equator length, and volume of the Earth, assuming the Earth has the shape of a sphere. - Spherical cap

The spherical cap has a base radius of 8 cm and a height of 5 cm. Calculate the radius of a sphere of which this spherical cap is cut. - Alarm systems

What is the probability that at least one alarm system will signal the theft of a motor vehicle when the efficiency of the first system is 90% and of the independent second system 80%? - A kite

Children have a kite on an 80m long rope, which floats above a place 25m from the place where children stand. How high is the dragon floating above the terrain? - Height to the base

The triangle area is 35 cm ^ 2. The size of the base is 10 cm. Find the length of height to the base. - Water mixing

There are 5 liters of water at 75°C in the pot, how much water at 10°C do we have to add to the resulting temperature of 55°C? - Working together

Two people will do the work in 12 days. They worked together for 8 days. Then only one worked for 10 days. How many days would each of them do the work if he worked alone? - The shooter

The shooter heard the impact of the bullet on the target in one second after the shot. The bullet was moving at an average speed of 500 m/s. Calculate with speed of sound of 340 m/s. Determine the distance of the target. - The temperature 4

The temperature was very cold, then it doubled, then it dropped 10 degrees, and then it increased by 40 degrees. The temperature is now 16 degrees. What was the starting temperature?

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