Arithmetic - math word problems

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  • If the 3
    sequence_geo If the 6th term of a GP is 4 and the 10th is 4/81, find common ratio r.
  • Roads
    mapa There are 4 roads from city A to city B. There are 5 roads from city B to city C. How many different routes can we come from city A to city C via city B?
  • Zhiwei
    flasa Zhiwei wants to divide 19 litres of water equally into 6 pots. Find the volume of water in each pot?
  • Jagdeep
    paper Jagdeep had a strip of paper measuring 1.8 m. He cut it into 4 equal strips. How long is each shorter strip of paper?
  • Angie
    milk Angie poured 4 cartons of milk, each with 2.4 litres, into a mixing bowl. How many litres of milk were there altogether?
  • Suriani
    meter Suriani had 3.05 m of ribbon. She used up 0.76 m of it. What is the length of ribbon that she has left?
  • Andy had
    mince_5 Andy had $5.95 in his pocket. His father gave him another $3.55. How much does Andy have altogether now?
  • Jansen
    flasa_1 Jansen had 1.3 litres of fruit juice. He drank 0.5 litres during lunch. How many litres of fruit juice does he have left?
  • Borrowing bicycle
    cukriky Jakub lent a bicycle to friends who wanted to ride it. For a three-hour bike ride, Jakub received 2 chocolates. Yup. If you wanted a bike for 2 hours, you had to give Jakub 12 candies. Peter gave Jakub 1 chocolate and 3 candies. How long can Peter ride Ja
  • The temperature 9
    teplomer_1 The temperature at 9 a. M. is 2 degrees. The temperature rises 3 more degrees by noon. Which expression describes the temperature at noon? Calculate the new temperature value.
  • Temperature rise and fall
    teplomer_2 On Friday, the temperature was 82°F. The temperature changed by –2°F on Saturday, and then it changed by 5°F on Sunday. What was the temperature on Sunday? How did the temperature change? Note we consider the mathematical problem formulated in this way to
  • Ladder
    rebrik How long is a ladder that touches on a wall 4 meters high and its lower part is 3 meters away from the wall?
  • Celsius 2
    teplomer_1 5 degrees Celsius at midday dropped 12°Celsius degree by evening. What is the temperature?
  • Insert 4
    arithmet_seq_1 Insert 3 arithmetic means between 3 and 63.
  • Sum of odd numbers
    seq_sum Find the sum of all odd integers from 13 to 781.
  • Two xeroxes
    xerox The performances of the two copiers are in the ratio 3: 4. A machine with higher power will make 7,200 copies in one hour. How many copies will both machines make together in 5 hours?
  • Divisible by nine
    numbers_2 How many three-digit natural numbers in total are divisible without a remainder by the number 9?
  • Coke and coal
    coal 20.1 tons of coke is produced from 30 tons of black coal. How much coke is made from 1 kilogram of coal?
  • Convalescent homes
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2 In 270 convalescent homes, 94,270 vacationers spent part of the holiday a year. On average, how many vacationers per convalescent home?
  • The recommended
    books The recommended price of the novel "Laughing Sun" is 285 SKK. The bookseller bought 60 pieces of the novel at the wholesale store and paid 82% of the recommended price (18% is his profit for selling books). For the recommended price, he sold 55 pieces of

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