Algebra - math word problems

  1. The diagram 2
    cone The diagram shows a cone with slant height 10.5cm. If the curved surface area of the cone is 115.5 cm2. Calculate correct to 3 significant figures: *Base Radius *Height *Volume of the cone
  2. Two ships
    ship_6 The distance from A to B is 300km. At 7 am started from A to B a ferry with speed higher by 20 km/h than a ship that leaves at 8 o'clock from B to A. Both met at 10h 24min. Determine how far they will meet from A and when they reach the destination.
  3. Cube root
    30gon_1 Find cube root of 18
  4. Age
    age_5 In 1960 my age was equal to the digits sum of the year of my birth. What is my age now?
  5. Oranges
    pomaranc_2 Mother divided her three children's oranges in a ratio of 6:5:4. Two children gave 45 oranges. How many oranges were there?
  6. What is
    number_line_7 What is the value of the smaller of a pair of numbers for which their sum is 78 and their division quotients are 0.3?
  7. Square sides
    square_7 If the square side increases by 28%, the square circumference increases by 11.2 meters. Find the length of the original square side.
  8. Apples
    jablka_14 Zuzana bought 3 kg Jonathan apples. Then she noticed that Golden apples were 3 CZK a kilogram cheaper. So they bought 2 kg. For apples, she paid a total of CZK 109. How much did 1 kg Jonathan and how much Golden?
  9. Mushrooms
    huby_5 Grandfather gathered fresh mushrooms. The fifth was wormwood, and it was thrown away, the other dried up. He obtained 720 grams of dried mushrooms. How many kilograms did the grandfather collect, and by drying the mushrooms they lost 75% of their weight?
  10. Honza
    calendar_6 Honza is 13 years old and Peter 21 years old. After how many years are their ages will be at ratio 7: 9?
  11. Bottles
    flasa_1 The must is sold in 5-liter and 2-liter bottles. Mr Kucera bought a total of 216 liters in 60 bottles. How many liters did Mr. Kucera buy in five-liter bottles?
  12. Sum of two primes
    prime_1 Christian Goldbach, a mathematician, found out that every even number greater than 2 can be expressed as a sum of two prime numbers. Write or express 2018 as a sum of two prime numbers.
  13. Equation 15
    eq222_4 Solve equation with variables on both sides:
  14. Three numbers
    dices2_9 We have three different non-zero digits. We will create all 3 digits numbers from them to use all 3 figures in each number. We add all the created numbers, and we get the sum of 1554. What were the numbers?
  15. A man 2
    penize_49 A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
  16. Luggage and air travel
    aircraft-02_14 Two friends traveling by plane had a total of 35 kg of luggage. They paid one 72 CZK and second 108 CZK for being overweight. If only one paid for all the bags, it would cost 300 CZK. What weight of baggage did each of them have, how many kilograms of lugg
  17. Three brothers
    family_13 The three brothers have a total of 42 years. Jan is five years younger than Peter and Peter is 2 years younger than Michael. How many years has each of them?
  18. Two thirds
    fractions_10 Find two-thirds of the number equal to two-thirds of 99
  19. Lampshade
    kuzel_2 The cone-shaped lampshade has a diameter of 30 cm and a height of 10 cm. How many cm2 of material will we need when we 10% is waste?
  20. Six workers
    workers Six workers planned to repair the roof in 5 days. After two days, two workers get sick. How long will the remaining workers complete the roof at the same rate of work?

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