Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Paper box
    kvader11_3 Calculate whether 11 dm² of paper is sufficient for gluing a box without a lid with bottom dimensions of 2 dm and 15 cm and 12 cm high. Write result as: 0 = No, 1 = Yes
  2. Grandma
    egg Grandma bought two 10 pack of eggs. She used 8 eggs on the cake, 2 times less on the omelette and 4 more eggs for breakfast. How many eggs did it stand for?
  3. Each chair
    stol_3 Each chair costs twice less than two tables. One table costs 720 Czech crowns. How many crowns are the table and 4 chairs?
  4. The third
    meter_16 The one-third rod is blue, one-half of the rod is red, the rest of the rod is white and measures 8 cm. How long is the whole rod?
  5. Powers 3
    exp_4 2 to the power of n divided by 4 to the power of -3 equal 4. What is the vaule of n?
  6. Sauna and pool
    bazen2_18 There are 49 people in the swimming pool. There are seven times fewer people in the sauna. How many people are in the sauna? How many people are entirely in the pool and the sauna?
  7. Baking
    buchty_3 There are 28 bunches, and son ate 1/2, dad ate four bunches. How many of them remain on the baking dishes?
  8. Microorganisms
    microorganisms The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
  9. Watching TV
    tv2_1 One evening 2/3 students watch TV. Of those students, 3/8 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show, 1/4 of them recorded it. What fraction of the students watched and recorded reality tv.
  10. Cake 7
    cake_3 1/3 of a cake shared with 4 people. What share of the whole cake has each people?
  11. Two numbers 7
    numbers_49 The sum of two consecutive even numbers is 30. Find the numbers.
  12. Boys and girls
    boy_6 There are eight boys and nine girls in the class. There were six children on the trip from this class. What is the probability that left a) only boys b) just two boys
  13. The quotient
    12466 The quotient of g and 55 is the same as 279. What is g?
  14. On the trip
    skola_17 On the trip were more than 55 children, but less than 65 children. Groups of 7 could be formed, but groups of 8 no. How many children were on a trip?
  15. AP RT triangle
    right_triangle_4 The length of the sides of a right triangle form an arithmetic progression, longer leg is 24 cm long. What are the perimeter and area?
  16. Car crash
    car1_7 On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, a
  17. MO Z8–I–6 2018
    lich_1 In the KLMN trapeze, KL has a 40 cm base and an MN of 16 cm. Point P lies on the KL line so that the NP segment divides the trapezoid into two parts with the same area. Find the length of the KP line.
  18. Two thirds
    fractions_10 Find two-thirds of the number equal to two-thirds of 99
  19. Double 5
    numbers2_49 Peter was thinking of a number. Peter doubles it and gets an answer of 8.6. What was the original number?
  20. Find the 6
    pc_smile_1 Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each

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