Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Annulus from triangle
    annulus2 Calculate the content of the area bounded by a circle circumscribed and a circle inscribed by a triangle with sides a = 25mm, b = 29mm, c = 36mm
  2. Birthdays
    bonbons_1 In the classroom, students always give candy to their classmates on their birthdays. The birthday person always gives each one candy, and he does not give himself. A total of 650 candies were distributed in the class per year. How many students are in the
  3. Chestnuts
    vaha Three divisions of nature protectors participated in the collection of chestnut trees.1. the division harvested 1250 kg, the 2nd division by a fifth more than the 1st division and the 3rd division by a sixth more than the second division. How many tons of
  4. Wallpaper
    net of cube 3750 cm square of wallpaper is needed to glue a cube-shaped box. Can Dad cut out the whole necessary piece of wallpaper as a whole if he has a roll of wallpaper 50 cm wide?
  5. Cannonballs
    sphere_Nickel Of the three cannonballs with a diameter of 16 cm, which landed in the castle courtyard during the battle, the castle blacksmith cast balls with a diameter of 10 cm, which fit into the cannons placed on the walls. How many cannonballs did the blacksmith c
  6. Diameter = height
    valec_1 The surface of the cylinder, the height of which is equal to the diameter of the base, is 4239 cm square. Calculate the cylinder volume.
  7. Storm 3
    storm-012 If the temperature yesterday was 56 and today is 13 degrees cooler, what is today's temperature?
  8. The temperature 6
    teplomer The temperature was 47°F on Thursday and 60°F on Friday. How much did the temperature rise?
  9. Emilio
    penize_4 Emilio made 69 potholders. Each potholder cost him $2.81 to make. If he sells each potholder for $3.12, how much profit will he make?
  10. Similarity of two triangles
    triangles_1 The KLM triangle has a side length of k = 6.3cm, l = 8.1cm, m = 11.1cm. The triangle XYZ has a side length of x = 8.4cm, y = 10.8cm, z = 14.8cm. Are triangle KLM and XYZ similar? (write 0 if not, if yes, find and write the coefficient of a similarity)
  11. Loaded train
    train_freight The whole loaded train weighs 360 tons. It has twenty wagons, each carrying 12 tons of grain. What is the weight of the locomotive?
  12. A kite
    sarkan Children have a kite on an 80m long rope, which floats above a place 25m from the place where children stand. How high is the dragon floating above the terrain?
  13. Black diamond run
    ski Taleah is skiing down a black diamond run. She begins skiing at the top of a ski trail whose elevation is about 8625 feet. The ski run ends toward the base of the mountain at 3800 feet. The horizontal distance between these two points is about 4775 feet.
  14. The outdoor
    teplomer The outdoor temperature was 60 degrees Fahrenheit at midnight. The temperature went down 3 degrees each hour for the next 4 hours. What was the temperature at 4 A. M. ?
  15. Simplest form
    expr Find the simplest form of the following expression: 3 to the 2nd power - 1/4 to the 2nd power
  16. Sweets, candy
    bonbons Grandfather gave out sweets to four children. At the last moment, two more children came, so in order to have them all the same, each of the four children would receive four candies less than they would have received if they had not. How much did my grand
  17. Five element
    sequence_geo The geometric sequence is given by quotient q = 1/2 and the sum of the first six members S6 = 63. Find the fifth element a5.
  18. Outside tangents
    tangent_circles Calculate the length of the line segment S1S2 if the circles k1 (S1, 8cm) and k2 (S2,4cm) touch the outside.
  19. The freezer
    freezing 1. The temperature inside a freezer is minus 23 degree Celsius. The temperature falls by a further 12 degree degree Celsius. What is the new temperature? 2. What is the difference between temperatures of 12 degree Celsius and 210 degree Celsius?
  20. In the bowl
    hrusky There are 12 pears in the bowl. Erik ate a third. How many pears remained in the bowl?

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