Arithmetic - math word problems

Number of problems found: 2228

  • Three towns and roads
    map If there are 3 roads from town A to town B And 4 roads from town B to town C, in how many ways can one go from town A to town C and back to town A, through town B, without passing through the same road twice?
  • Curtain 3
    textiles Mrs Johnson bought 16.4 meters of cloth to make 8 curtains of equal length. What is the length of each curtain in meters?
  • Her goal
    steps Her goal is to walk 10,000 steps each day. She measures her average step length to be 30 inches. If she walks 10,000 steps in a day, how many miles will she walk?
  • A shopkeeper 2
    books A shopkeeper charged E17 for 4 textbooks of the same kind. What is the cost of one textbook?
  • Seedlings
    kvetinky_sestricky1 The meadow was divided into 30 equally large parts and then it was calculated how many seedlings are in each part. It was found that there were no seedlings in six parts, five parts contained one seedling, twelve parts two seedlings and seven parts three
  • Angela
    mince Angela shared a cab with her friends. When they arrived at their destination, they evenly divided the $120 fare among the 4 of them. Angela also paid a 5 dollar tip. How much did Angela pay in total?
  • Sayavong
    vaha2 Sayavong is making cookies for the class. He has a recipe that calls for 3 and 1/2 cups of flour. He has 7/8 of a cup of wheat flour, and 2 and 1/2 cups of white flour. Does Mr. Sayavong have enough flour to make the cookies?
  • Poisson distribution - daisies
    Poisson_distribution The meadow behind FLD was divided into 100 equally large parts. Subsequently, it was found that there were no daisies in ten of these parts. Estimate the total number of daisies in the meadow. Assume that daisies are randomly distributed in the meadow.
  • Performance comparing
    statistics A standardized test was administered to thousands of students with a mean score of 85 and a standard deviation of 8. A random sample of 50 students were given the same test and showed an average score of 83.20. Is there evidence to show that this group ha
  • Confidence Interval
    normal_d The average grade of 50 students senior students in a statistics class is 85 with a standard deviation of 10.2 while a group of 60 senior students got an average of 80 with a standard deviation of 8.9, can the difference in the mean grade be attributed to
  • Chi square
    chi_squared A manufacturer of phone batteries claims that his batteries' lives are approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation equal to 0.9 years. If a random sample of 10 of these batteries has a standard deviation of 1.2 years. Do you think that th
  • Sean Junkins
    mince Sean Junkins works at X-Mobile. His pay is easily calculated by using the expression 12h+8c, where h is the number of hours he works and c represents the amount of phones he sells.  Would Sean Junkins make more money if worked 37 hours and sold 3 cell pho
  • Thomas 2
    meter Thomas is 56 3/4 inches tall. Jillian is 1 3/8 inches shorter than Thomas and Jane is 1 1/5 inches shorter than Jillian. How tall is Jane? Label the names on the tape diagram to represent this problem. Jane Jillian Thomas Excellent!
  • Dinner tickets
    dino At the spring festival, 7 out of the first 25 attendees had pre-purchased their dinner tickets. Based on this information, if 600 people attended the spring festival, then how many attendees could be expected to have pre-purchased their dinner tickets?
  • Imagine 2
    cukriky Imagine that you are filling treat bags with jellybeans. You have 3 3/8 cups of jellybeans, and each treat bag will contain 1/4 cup of jellybeans. How many treat bags can you fill before you run out of jellybeans? Show your work (please).
  • Monica’s
    fuel Monica's lawnmower had 1/8 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. Monica started mowing and used all of the gasoline. She put 6/10 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. After she mowed, 1/4 of a gallon was left in the tank. What was the total amount of gasol
  • Luke
    juice Luke, Seth, and Anja have empty glasses. Mr. Gabel pours 3/6 cup of orange juice in Seth's glass. Then he pouts 1/6 cup of orange juice in Luke's glass and 2/6 cup of orange juice in Anja's glass. Who gets the MOST orange juice?
  • Tom and friends
    mince Tom and his four friends are going to a baseball if the total amount they spent on tickets was fifty dollars how much did they spend on each ticket?
  • Zangmo
    clocks Zangmo can read a chapter of a novel in 1/4 h. How long will it take her to read 8 chapters?
  • Ali bought
    milk Ali bought 5/6 litre of milk. He drank 1/2 litre and his brother drank 1/6 litre. How much litre of milk left?

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