Algebra - math word problems

  1. Aunt
    teta Annie aunt is 35 years old, Annie is 14 years. For how many years will aunt have twice as many years as Annie?
  2. Triangle angles
    triangle_4 In a triangle ABC the interior angle at the vertex C is twice as the internal angle at the point A. Outer angle at the point B measured 117 degrees. How big is the outer angle at the vertex A?
  3. Internal angles
    angle_3 One internal angle of the triangle JAR is 25 degrees. The difference is the size of the two other is 15°. Identify the size of these angles.
  4. Angles ratio
    3angle_1 In a triangle ABC true relationship c is less than b and b is less than a. Internal angles of the triangle are in the ratio 5:4:9. The size of the internal angle beta is:
  5. Solutions
    bilde How much 60% solution and how much 35% solution is needed to create 100 l of 40% solution?
  6. Invitations
    envelope For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
  7. Clock hands
    watch_3 The hands on the clock shows the time 12 hours and 2 minutes. Calculate the size of a sharp angle between clock hands three hours later.
  8. Angles in ratio
    angles_1 The size of the angles of the triangle are in ratio x: y = 7: 5 and the angle z is 42° lower than the angle y. Find size of the angles x, y, z.
  9. Parallelogram
    rovnobeznik_1 Parallelogram has sides lengths in the ratio 3: 4 and perimeter 2.8 meters. Determine the lengths of the sides.
  10. Medians in triangle
    stredne_pricky Median of isosceles triangle has a length 3 cm. Determine the length of its sides if its perimeter is 16 cm.
  11. Angles of the triangle
    angles ABC is a triangle. The size of the angles alpha, beta are in a ratio 4: 7. The angle gamma is greater than the angle alpha by a quarter of a straight angle. Determine angles of the triangle ABC.
  12. Painters
    3_painters One painter could paint a school for 7 days. The second one for 6 days. It was necessary to paint the school in two days. Next painter was invited and all worked together. How long would this painter painted the school itself?
  13. The farmer
    kombajn The farmer harvested 840 tons of grain in 2006, which was 44% less than in 2005, and one-fifth more than in 2004. How many tons of grain harvested in years 2005 and 2004?
  14. Seven tractors
    koleso Seven tractor plowed 308 ha field in four days. How many hectares of fields will plowe 9 tractors in 3 days at the same power?
  15. Painting
    natieranie Jožko with Fero painted the bench for four hours. How many hours would take work if four friends help him?
  16. Florist's
    kvetiny The florist got 72 white and 90 red roses. How many bouquets can bind from all these roses when each bouquets should have the same number of white and red roses?
  17. 3d vector component
    vectors_1 The vector u = (3.9, u3) and the length of the vector u is 12. What is is u3?
  18. Tailor master
    saty There are less than 50m of textile in the tailoring workshop. When cutting on a blouse (consumption 1.5m), no textile is left. When using a cloth (consumption of 3.2m), no textile is left. How many meters of textile are in a tailor's workshop?
  19. Mukls
    Chinese women workers The working group, in which 6 workers would ordered job completed within 21 working days. How many workers must be accept yet that the contract will be completed in 14 working days?
  20. Five members
    pst3.JPG Write first 5 members geometric sequence and determine whether it is increasing or decreasing: a1 = 3 q = -2

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