Algebra - math word problems

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  • IS trapezoid
    el_trapezium Isosceles trapezoid arm measured 35 cm. Height is 30 cm and middle segment is 65 cm. Determine length of its bases.
  • Tickets 3
    cinema2_5 A total of 645 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 55 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?
  • Two accounts
    bankovka Two accounts in the bank, one per year interest 2%, the second 3%. Total interest income 1900 USD. If interest rates were reversed, the yield would be USD 200 higher. What are the amounts on each account?
  • Loan 5
    seq_sum Abdul takes a loan of 200000 from Ali and agrees to repay in number of instalment, each instalment begin with the 2nd exceeding the previous one by 1000, if the first instalment is 500, find how many instalment will be necessary to be wipe out the loan? C
  • Diagonals
    koso_uhlopricky Given a rhombus ABCD with a diagonalsl length of 8 cm and 12 cm. Calculate the side length and content of the rhombus.
  • Three monks
    Bible Three medieval monks has task to copy 600 pages of the Bible. One rewrites in three days 1 page, second in 2 days 3 pages and a third in 4 days 2 sides. Calculate for how many days and what day the monks will have copied whole Bible when they begin Wednes
  • Sales vs profit
    Acer+vs+Apple Apple sells 22 percent less computes than the Acer but the profit from their sales is 2.2 times higher than Acer. How many times are Apple computer more expensive than Acer?
  • Cube
    cube_diagonals_3 The sum of all cube edges is 30cm. Find the surface area of the cube.
  • Bread to kilos
    chlieb_3 They brought in d two kilos and t three kilos of bread to the store. By the end of the day, 14 two-kg bread were sold. How many kilos of bread remained in the store by the next day?
  • Euros
    bicycles Peter, Jane and Thomas have together € 550. Tomas has 20 euros more than Jane, Peter € 150 less than Thomas. Determine how much has each of them.
  • Golden ratio
    ratio Divide line of length 14 cm into two sections that the ratio of shorter to greater is same as ratio of greater section to whole length of the line.
  • Moon
    zem_mesic We see Moon in the perspective angle 28'. Moon's radius is 1740 km at the time of the full moon. Calculate the mean distance of the Moon from the Earth.
  • Scholarship
    coins The annual scholarship of the best student and second-best student in the class is 3500 euros in total. The best student scholarship in 8 months is the same as the second-best student scholar in the class for the whole year. How big is the annual scholars
  • Two-digit number
    numbers_1 Digit sum of thinking two-digit natural number is 11. When it exchanging a sequence of digits, given a number which is 27 less than the thinking number. Find out which number I think.
  • Circle and rectangle
    described_circle A rectangle with sides of 11.7 cm and 175 mm is described by circle. What is its length? Calculate the content area of the circle described by this circle.
  • Work at plant
    workers_4 Handyman has vowed to do repair work at the plant for 25 days. However, work had to be shortened and therefore gained helper. Together they made all the corrections for 13 1/3 days. How long the work would take helper himself?
  • The dough
    cesto The dough contains water, flour, and sugar. Water and flour in a ratio of 2: 3, flour, and sugar in a ratio of 2: 1. Determine the ratio of all three components of the dough.
  • Remainder
    numbers2_35 A is an arbitrary integer that gives remainder 1 in the division with 6. B is an arbitrary integer that gives remainder 2 the division by. What makes remainder in division by 3 product of numbers A x B ?
  • Ball game
    lopta_3 Richard, Denis and Denise together scored 932 goals. Denis scored 4 goals over Denise but Denis scored 24 goals less than Richard. Determine the number of goals for each player.
  • Mysterious number
    fun3_9 The magician thinks the number: "The mysterious number is first divided by minus five, dividing the result by three, multiplying the number by ten, and dividing the resulting number by minus four. This gives result 5. Can you reveal the mysterious number?

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