# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. Prescription
Jannin knows that Mr. Robinson needs 14 tablets for a week's supply of an anti-inflammatory drug Mr. Robinson is going to vacation and needs a four week supply. How many tablets does Johnny need to fill his prescription?
2. Evaluate expression
If x=2, y=-5 and z=3 what is the value of x-2y
3. An example
An example is playfully for grade 6 from Math and I don't know how to explain it to my daughter when I don't want to use the calculator to calculate the cube root. Thus: A cuboid was made from a block of 16x18x48 mm of modeline. What will be the edge of
4. Two rectangular boxes
Two rectangular boxes with dimensions of 5 cm, 8 cm, 10 cm, and 5 cm, 12 cm, 1 dm are to be replaced by a single cube box of the same cubic volume. Calculate its surface.
5. The edge of a cube
How much does the edge of a cube of 54.9 cm3 measure?
6. The surface area
How much percent will the surface area of a 4x5x8 cm block increase if the length of the shortest edge is increased by 2 cm?
7. Angle of the body diagonals
Using vector dot product calculate the angle of the body diagonals of the cube.
8. Cuboid and ratio
Find the dimensions of a cuboid having a volume of 810 cm3 if the lengths of its edges coming from the same vertex are in ratio 2: 3: 5
9. A library
A library has 12,500 fiction books and 19,000 non fiction books. Currently 2/5 of the fiction books are checked out. Currently 2/5 of the non fiction books are checked out. Of the books checked out, only 1/10 are due back this week. How many books are due
10. Wall thickness
The hollow metal ball has an outside diameter of 40 cm. Determine the wall thickness if the weight is 25 kg and the metal density is 8.45 g/cm3.
11. Temperature 13
Work out the temperature after each change. The temperature starts at 6°C and falls by 13°C. The temperature starts at 2°C and falls by 8°C
12. Grandma
6 kg of potatoes is enough for four at home for 15 days. For how many days will this amount be enough if a grandma will visit?
13. Volume of wood
Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p?
14. Growth of wood
The annual growth of wood in the forest is estimated at 2%. In how many years will make the forest volume double?
15. Percents from percent
How much is 13% of 20% of 500 greater than 8% of 14% of 200?
16. The university
At a certain university, 25% of students are in the business faculty. Of the students in the business faculty, 66% are males. However, only 52% of all students at the university are male. a. What is the probability that a student selected at random in t
17. Mortage hypo loan
The Jonáš family decided to buy an older apartment, which cost EUR 30,000. They found EUR 17,000 and took the loan with the bank for the remaining amount. What interest did they receive if they repay this amount for 15 years at EUR 120 per month?
18. Playground
On the special playground, there are 81 square sectors, each with a side of 5 m. How many players can fit on the playground if each player needs a 75 m2 area to play?
19. Wax candles
A company makes wax candles in the shape of a cylinder. Each candle has a diameter of 4 inches and a height of 7 inches. If the company used 7561.12 in3 of wax, how many candles did it make? Use 3.14, and do not round your answer
20. Median or middle
The number of hours of television watched per day by a sample of 28 people is given below: 4, 1, 5, 5, 2, 5, 4, 4, 2, 3, 6, 8, 3, 5, 2, 0, 3, 5, 9, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 4, 7, 2, 9 What is the median value?

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