Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. To thousands
    thousand_money Round to thousands following numbers:
  2. Lesson exercising
    atomium The lesson of physical education, pupils are first divided into three groups so that each has the same number. The they redistributed, but into six groups. And again, it was the same number of children in each group. Finally they divided into nine equal gr
  3. Salt
    sol 1 t of sea water contains 25 kg of salt. How many tons of seawater must be evaporated to obtain 2 q of salt?
  4. Prism bases
    hranoly Volume perpendicular quadrilateral prism is 360 cm3. The edges of the base and height of the prism are in the ratio 5:4:2 Determine the area of the base and walls of the prism.
  5. Four classses
    think 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?
  6. Trapezium
    lichobeznik_3 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.
  7. Aircrafts
    aircrafts_paper James make the 21 paper aircrafts. It is 9 pieces more than make Matthew. How many paper aircrafts maked Matthew?
  8. Is right?
    RightTriangleSquares Determine whether the triangle with legs (catheti) 19.5 cm and 26 cm and length of the hypotenuse 32.5 cm is rectangular?
  9. Three co-owners
    pracovnici The three co-owners of building company have earnings from a contract portioned in the ratio of 3:6:7. Each of them received the amount in whole USD. One of them on contract earned 86450 USD. What was the total earnings this order?
  10. Two friends
    beers Two friends met as a good man perish together for a beer. After recovery the most important topics (politics, women, football ...), one asks: - And how many do you have children? - I have 3 children. - And how many years have? Friend already not want to an
  11. Gearing
    prevod Gearing consists of two wheels, one is 88 and second 56 teeth. How many times turns smaller wheel to fit the same teeth as in the beginning? How many times will turn biggest wheel?
  12. Minute
    compass Two boys started from one place. First went north at velocity 3 m/s and the second to the east with velocity 4 m/s. How far apart they are after minute?
  13. Grass garden
    koseni Mr. Grass would itself be mowed garden for 5 hours. His son Michael could do it for 7 hours. They agreed that they wake up at 5 am and begins to mow together. Ms. Grass needs drive into town at 8.30. Michael says that at that time they're done with work..
  14. Sum on dice
    dices2 We have two dice. What is the greater likelihood of fall a total sum 7 or 8 ? (write 7, 8 or 0 if the probabilities are the same)?
  15. The chord
    circles_4 Calculate a chord length which the distance from the center of the circle (S, 6 cm) equals 3 cm.
  16. Concrete block
    abc Determine the volume of concrete block whose one edge of the base has a length 3 meters, body diagonal is 13 meters and its height is 12 meters.
  17. Percentages
    percent2 Expressed as a percentage:
  18. Building
    kocky Lenka has 22 cubes for the construction of building comprising three cubes in height, the width of two cubes, and the length of four cubes. Is she able to build an building with these cubes?
  19. Proof I
    ithinkiam When added to the product of two consecutive integers larger one, we get square larger one. Is this true or not?
  20. Surface area 2
    cubes Calculate how many % reduce the surface area of the cube is we reduced length of each edge by 10%.

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