Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Dividends
    money_21 The three friends divided the win by the invested money. Karlos got three eighths John 320 permille and the rest got Martin. Who got the most and which the least?
  2. Customer
    money_20 A customer purchase three (3) writing pads from a store. She receive k9.70 change from a k10.00 note . How much was it's writing pad cost?
  3. Cheetah
    gepard_1 Cheetah elapse 150 m for 5 seconds, the eagle reaches speeds up to 230 km/h, dolphin swims 1.2 km per minute. Which animal is the fastest and slowest? The results write as meters per second (m/s).
  4. Skiing
    sneh Ski gondola starts at a distance of 975 m from the top and is 389 meters long. I went to the bottom station to the top station. How many meters I must go to the top of hill?
  5. Square s3
    squares_9 Calculate the diagonal of the square, where its area is 0.49 cm square. And also calculate its circumference.
  6. Diagonal of the rectangle
    rectangle_1 Calculate the diagonal of the rectangle which area is 54 centimeters square and the circuit is equal to 30 cm.
  7. Average speed
    earth_2 What is the average speed you have to move the way around the world in 80 days? (Path along the equator, round to km/h).
  8. Cube edge
    cubes_9 Determine the edges of the cube when the surface is equal to 37.5 cm square.
  9. Sum of members
    seq_5 What is the sum of the first two members of the aritmetic progression if d = -4.3 and a3 = 7.5?
  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. Z9-I-4
    numbers_30 Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. F
  12. Clotheslines
    snura Mommy needs 6 clothesline 360 cm long. Clotheslines is sold in the length of eight meters. How many of these clotheslines must buy mom if any does not want to be connected? How much mommy pay for the clotheslines when 1 piece costs 24kč?
  13. Pet store
    fish In a pet store, they are selling out the fish from one aquarium. Ondra wanted half of all fish, but they don't wish cut by hal fany fish he got one more than demanded. Matthew wished the remaining half of the fish, but as Andrew got half the fish more t
  14. Raspberries
    maliny_2 Dano had 20 raspberries. John had 90% more raspberries than Dano. Determine how many raspberries have Dano and Juraj together.
  15. Sales off
    lacnejsie shoes cost x euros. First they are discounted by 50%, and then 25% of the new amount. Determine what percentage of the total cost is cheaper.
  16. Volume and area
    cubes_8 What is the volume of a cube which has area of 361 cm2?
  17. Diagonals
    rhombus_3 A diagonal of a rhombus is 20 cm long. If it's one side is 26 cm find the length of the other diagonal.
  18. Q of GP
    geometric_1 Calculate quotient of geometric progression if a1=5 a a1+a2=12.
  19. Equation with abs
    abs Solve this equation with absolute value member: ?
  20. Unknown number x
    percents2_4 5% from an unknown number equals the number 26. What is the unknown number?

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