Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Water in body
    Water-in-human-body Water in the human organism of all the compounds represented, constitutes about 3/5 of the total weight. How many kilograms of water is in your body when you weigh 67 kg?
  2. Buing
    buying Brother got to buy 240 CZK and could buy for 1/8 what he wanted. Could he pay the rest of the purchase for 200 CZK?
  3. Apples
    apples_5 A 2 kg of apples cost a certain sum of money. This sum is equal to the amount of kilograms for which we pay 72 CZK. How much is 1 kg of apples?
  4. Handmade baskets
    kosiky Worker knits the baskets which then sells in the market. He maked seven baskets on Monday and one more each day than he did in the previous day. How many times more baskets did he make till the following Monday evening compared to the first day when he di
  5. Algebrogram
    numbers_26 Solve algebrogram for sum of three numbers: BEK KEMR SOMR ________ HERCI
  6. Miraculous tree
    tree Miraculous tree grows so fast that the first day increases its height by half the total height of the second day by the third, the third day by a quarter, etc. How many times will increase its height after 6 days?
  7. Annie
    dukatove_buchticky Annie had a few cents in wallet. She bought a 3 buns for 9 cents. Now she has 58 cents in the wallet. How many cents previously Annie had in the wallet?
  8. Sum of series
    question Determine the 6-th member and the sum of a geometric series: 5-4/1+16/5-64/25+256/125-1024/625+....
  9. Salary increase
    vyplata Ms. Merry salary increased by 15% and that was 83e. What should pay before the increase?
  10. Fluid
    nadoby We have vessels containing 7 liters, 5 liters and 2 liters. Largest container is filled with fluid the others empty. Can you only by pouring get 5 liters and two 1 liter of fluid? How many pouring is needed?
  11. Apples and pears
    hrusky2 Mom divided 24 apples and 15 pears to children. Each child received the same number of apples and pears - same number as his siblings. How many apples (j=?) and pears (h=?) received each child?
  12. Tiles
    tiles How many 46 cm square tiles will cover a floor 22.08 m by 8.74 m?
  13. Brackets
    brackets Place one pair of brackets in expression 20-16 + 10 - 4 - 2 so that the result will be 0.
  14. Motor oil
    olej 30 liters of oil cost 28.80 Euros. How much cost a liter?
  15. Parcel
    land_parcel Both dimensions of the rectangular parcel were increased by 26%. By how many % has increased its acreage?
  16. Pencils
    pencils Emil has 23 pencils in a pencil case, 18 of which were broken. Emily 9 trims, 2 breaks, 4 trims and goes to school. When he return from school, he has broken 5 pencils. How many pencils have trimed at school?
  17. Numbers
    number_line Find number on thenumber line that has same distance from this numbers:
  18. The city 2
    kingkong Today lives 167000 citizens in city. How many citizens can we expect in 11 years if their annual increase is 1%?
  19. A three-digit numbers
    clocks_1 Determine the total number of positive three-digit numbers that contain a digit 6.
  20. Plums
    plumbs In the bag was to total 136 plums. Igor took 3 plums and Mary took 4/7 from the rest. How many plums remained in the bag?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Enter it, and we can try to solve it.

To this e-mail address, we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...