# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. Cents no more
Janko bought pencils for 35 cents each. Neither he nor the salesperson had small coins just a whole € 1 coin. At least how many pencils had to buy to pay for the whole euros?
2. The cube
The surface of the cube is 150 square centimeters. Calculate: a- the content of its walls b - the length of its edges
3. The wall
We have to build a cuboid wall with dimensions base 30 cm and 45 cm and height 3.25 meters. Calculate how many we need bricks if we spend 400 pieces of bricks to 1 m3 of wall?
4. Trapezium
The length of the base and the height size of the base of the trapezium is at ratio 5:3:2, the content area of the trapezium is 128 cm2. Calculate the length of the base and the height of the trapezoid.
5. Package Deal - what to choose
The parents decided to purchase a mobile phone to their son. They choose from menu: ? Which offer is best?
6. Value
Determine the value of the following exspressions: a) (23-25)·(4-5) b) (97-123):(18+8)
7. Money borrow
Ms. Kate wants to borrow € 2,000. The company A will borrow ten installments of 240 euros and the first two months does not pay anything. Company B it their position in 12 installments of € 210. Which company has the more favorable interest rate for Ms.
8. 6 regular polygon
It is given 6 side regular polygon whose side is 5 cm. Calculate its content area. Compare how many more cm2 (square centimeters) has a circle in which is inscribed the 6-gon.
9. Cinema 5
James wants to go to the movies every Tuesday for five years. After a year he learned that the ticket price on Wednesday is only € 5.10 and € 5.60 the other day. Now that he know about the discount, he decided to change his habits and he will go to the ci
10. Gears
The gearing fits wheel with 20 teeth to the wheel with 36 teeth. Before starting the machine is stained tooth smaller wheels in the designated space between the teeth of the larger wheels. How many times after starting the machine wheels turning that stai
11. Four classses
Students of all 7, 8 and 9 classes in one school may take up 4,5,6 and 7 abreast and nobody will left. How many is the average count of pupils in one class if there are always four classes each grade?
12. Landlord
Landlord had 49 ducats more than Jurošík. How many ducats Jurošík steal landlord if the Jurošík now 5 ducats more?
13. On the tree
15 squids and sparrows sat on the tree. Sparrows were 8 less than squids. How many sparrows were sitting at the tree?
14. Pins
Sarah bought 9 pins, Eva bought 4 pins and saved 2 euros. How many pins buy Dana, when she have 3 euro?
15. Heart as pump
Heart pumps out 5.17 liters of blood in 1 minute. How many liters of blood pumped per hour and how much per day?
16. Square
If the length of the sides of the square we decrease by 25% decrease the content area of 28 cm2. Determine the side length of the original square.
17. Three ints
The sum of three consecutive integers is 2016. What numbers are they?
18. Two florists
At the market, the florist sold 10 times more varieties of flowers than the florist at the stand opposite. It had 90 varieties of roses, 70 varieties of tulips, and 50 varieties of daffodils. How many varieties of each species did the florist offer in the
19. Hexagon area
The center of the regular hexagon is 21 cm away from its side. Calculate the hexagon side and its area.
20. Master and apprentice
Master painted the roof in 3 hours and apprentice for 4 hours. How many of roof they painted in hour and how many in three quarters of an hour?

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