# Arithmetic - math word problems

- A bridge

A bridge over a river is in the shape of the arc of a circle with each base of the bridge at the river's edge. At the center of the river, the bridge is 10 feet above the water. At 27 feet from the edge of the river, the bridge is 9 feet above the water. - Simple sequence

Continue with this series of numbers: 1792,448, 112, _, _ - Dinosaurs

More than 30 and less than 60 dinosaurs have met at the pond. A quarter of them bathed and 1/7 saws and the rest gripped. How many were at the pond? How many were there? - A residential

A residential colony has a population of 5400 and 60 litres of water is required per person per day. For the effective utilization of rain water, they constructed a water reservoir measuring 48m × 27m × 25m to collect the rain water. For how many days, th - What is

What is the value of the smaller of a pair of numbers for which their sum is 78 and their division quotients are 0.3? - The school

The school has 268 boys. Girls are 60 more than boys. How many children are there at school? - Find the 2

Find the term independent of x in the expansion of (4x^{3}+1/2x)^{8} - Cuboid

The sum of the lengths of the three edges of the cuboid that originate from one vertex is 210 cm. Edge length ratio is 7: 5: 3. Calculate the length of the edges. - Radioactive material

A radioactive material loses 10% of its mass each year. What proportion will be left there after n=6 years? - Investment

1000$ is invested at 10% compound interest. What factor is the capital multiplied by each year? How much will be there after n=12 years? - Flour

2 kg of flour costs 100 CZK. How much does it cost half a kilogram? - Coordinate axes

Determine the area of the triangle given by line -7x+7y+63=0 and coordinate axes x and y. - Cube edges

If the edge length of the cube increases by 50%, how does the volume of this cube increase? - Tallest and shortest

Jenn is the tallest on the team. He is 1 1/2 times as tall as the shortest girl whom is 4 1/4 feet tall. How tall is Jebb? - Bitoo and Reena

Bitoo ate 3/5 part of an apple and the remaining part was eaten by his sister Reena. How much part of an apple did Renna eat? Who had the larger share? By how much? - Toilets

A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one y - Twelve

Twelve students work on a week forestry brigade. One hundred spruces will receive x CZK, one hundred pine y CZK. How many receive each one students did in one day if they planted a total of 25,000 spruces per week and 30,000 pine trees? Express by express - Sum of squares

The sum of squares above the sides of the rectangular triangle is 900 cm^{2}. Calculate content of square over the triangle's hypotenuse. - The coil

How many ropes (the diameter 8 mm) fit on the coil (threads are wrapped close together) The coil has dimension: the inner diameter 400mm, the outside diameter 800mm and the length of the coil is 470mm - Scouts 4

4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students?

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