# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. Fishing boat
The fishing boat caught 14 fish in one day. How many fish will catch 4 fishing boats in 8 days?
2. Non linear eqs
Solve the system of non-linear equations: 3x2-3x-y=-2 -6x2-x-y=-7
3. Combinations 7
A multi-course meal has 3 choices. 3 appetizers, 4 main courses, and 3 desserts. How many different combinations to choose from?
4. Pimps
There were 24 pimps in the plate. Maros ate 12, his little sister four times less. How many pimps remained in the plate?
5. Equivalent expressions
A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table
6. What is one third
What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.
7. Odd/even number
Pick any number. If that number is even, divide it by 2. If it's odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. Now repeat the process with your new number. If you keep going, you'll eventually end up at 1. Every time. Prove. ..
8. Std-deviation
Calculate standard deviation for file: 63,65,68,69,69,72,75,76,77,79,79,80,82,83,84,88,90
9. Body diagonal
Calculate the cube volume, whose body diagonal size is 75 dm. Draw a picture and highlight the body diagonal.
10. How many 2
How many three lettered words can be formed from letters A B C D E G H if repeats are: a) not allowed b) allowed
11. A car
A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case!
Adam placed the ladder of the house, the upper end reaching to the window at the height of 3.6m, and the lower end standing on level ground and was distant from a wall of 1.5m. What is the length of the ladder?
13. Employees
Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?
14. Two numbers
Find the four times smaller number for numbers 12 and 36 and then add them.
15. Multiples
What is the sum of the multiples of number 7 that are greater than 30 but less than 56?
16. Precious metals
In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3
17. The Mayflower
The Mayflower traveled for 66 days on the trip from England to America. The weather was storming for many days of their trip. If one and a half of the days at Sea where Sunny with good weather, 1/6 of the days were sunny but very windy and the other days
18. A koala
A koala lives to be 14 years old in the wild. How much longer will a 2 year old koala probably live?
19. Three points
Three points A (-3;-5) B (9;-10) and C (2;k) . AB=AC What is value of k?
20. Game 27
Susan wanted to play the game. In the beginning, the first says a number from 1 to 8. Then the second player adds a number from 1 to 5 and tells the sum. Again, the Susan adds a number from 1-5 and say sum and etc. . . The winner must say the number 27. W

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