Algebra - math word problems

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• Jam
Jar with jam weighs 800 grams. Jam weighs three times as much as the empty glass. What is the weight of jam that is in the glass?
• Two-digit number
I am a two-digit number less than 20. When I divided by three, then you get the rest 1 and when you divide me by four you get also rest 1. What number am I?
• Solve equation
solve equation: ?
• Trapezoid
trapezoid ABCD a = 35 m, b=28 m c = 11 m and d = 14 m. How to calculate its area?
• Surface area of cylinder
Determine the lateral surface of the rotary cylinder which is circumscribed cube with edge length 5 cm.
• Interst on savings
The bank offers 1.6% interest. How many euros have to insert at the beginning if we received € 15 on the interest?
• The deposit
Deposit has been placed for one year at an annual rate of 4.5%. After the added interst amount rose to € 2,612.5. Determine initial deposit.
• Vintner
How high can vintner fill keg with crushed red grapes if these grapes occupy a volume of 20 percent? Keg is cylindrical with a diameter of the base 1 m and a volume 9.42 hl. Start from the premise that says that fermentation will fill the keg (the number
• Equation 11
Solve equation: ?
• Alfa beta gama
The triangle's an interior angle beta is 10 degrees greater than the angle alpha and gamma angle is three times larger than the beta. Determine the size of the interior angles.
• 3 masons
3 masons received 7,700 CZK. The second half received 1/2 more than the first and third twice more than the second mason. How much they each got crowns?
• Factory and divisions
The factory consists of three auxiliary divisions total 2,406 employees. The second division has 76 employees less than 1st division and 3rd division has 212 employees more than the 2nd. How many employees has each division?
• Remuneration
Total remuneration for workers is 47 000 CZK. The second worker received 20% more than the first and third 4000 CZK less than a second employee. How many CZK each received?
• Jane class
When asked how many students are in class, Jane said, if we increase the number of students in our class by hundred % and then add half the number of students, we get 100. How many students are in Jane's class?
• Factory
In the factory workers work in three shifts. In the first inning operates half of all employees in the second inning and a third in the third inning 200 employees. How many employees work at the factory?
• Eight palm
There grows 8 palms by the sea. At the first sitting one parrot, on second two, on third sits four parrots on each other twice the previous parrots sitting on a previous palm. How many parrots sitting on eighth palm?
• Boys and money
270 USD boys divided so that Peter got three times more than Paul and Ivan has 120 USD more than than Paul. How much each received?
• Boxes
200 boxes have been straightened in three rows. The first was 13 more than in the second, and in the second was one fifth more than in the third one. How many boxes are in each row?
• Water wessel
The vessel containing water has a weight 19 kg. After pouring half the water its weigth 11 kg. What is the weight of the empty vessel?
• The field
The player crossed the field diagonally and walked the length of 250 m. Calculate the length of the field, circumference if one side of field 25 meters.

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