Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Big number
    modulo_1 hat is the remainder when dividing number 10 to 47 - 111 by number 9?
  2. Surface area of the top
    cylinder_4 A cylinder is three times as high as it is wide. The length of the cylinder’s diagonal is 20 cm. Find the surface area of the top of the cylinder.
  3. Z9–I–4 MO 2017
    vlak2 Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were prepared for a train journey with three wagons. They wanted to sit out so that three numbers were seated in each carriage and the largest of each of the three was equal to the sum of the remaining two. The conduct
  4. Closest natural number
    numbers2_31 Find the closest natural number to 4.456 to 44.56 and to 445.6.
  5. Combine / add term
    combine Combine like terms 4c+c-7c
  6. Warmer weather
    teplomer_1 This morning it was -6 °C. What temperature did the thermometer show yesterday if it was three times warmer?
  7. The ladder
    rebrik33_1 The ladder is 10 m long The ladder is 8 m high How many meters is the distant heel from the wall?
  8. Rate or interest
    penize_45 At what rate percent will Rs.2000 amount to Rs.2315.25 in 3 years at compound interest?
  9. Identity
    numbers_49 123456789 = 100 Use only three plus or minus characters to correct previous identity/equation.
  10. Groups
    children2_1 In the 6th class there are 60 girls and 72 boys. We want to divide them into groups so that the number of girls and boys is the same. How many groups can you create? How many girls will be in the group?
  11. Crates 2
    crate One crate will hold 50 oranges. If Bob needs to ship 932 oranges, how many crates will he need?
  12. One million
    million Write the million number (1000000) by using only 9 numbers and algebraic operations plus, minus, times, divided, powers, and squares. Find at least three different solutions.
  13. Points on line segment
    segment Points P & Q belong to segment AB. If AB=a, AP = 2PQ = 2QB, find the distance: between point A and the midpoint of the segment QB.
  14. Interior designer
    draperies To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies?
  15. Gardens colony
    kolonie Gardens colony with dimensions of 180 m and 300 m are to be completely divided into the same large squares of the highest area. Calculate how many such squares can be obtained and determine the length of the square side.
  16. Shirt
    tricko Mrs. Vítková bought each of his three children the same shirt paid CZK 1,000. Saleswoman she returned 568,60 CZK. What was the price of one shirt?
  17. Square area
    100-square Complete the table and then draw each square. Provide exact lengths. Describe any problems you have. Side Length Area
  18. Chicks
    kuriatko How many chicks were hatched from 4500 eggs, when an average of 100 eggs hatched 87 chicks?
  19. Cargo load
    truck_5 How many products weighing 12.5 kg can be loaded on a cargo car with a load of 1.5 t to load two-thirds?
  20. Exponential equation
    exp_8 Solve for x: (4^x):0,5=2/64.

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