Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Log
    5962705_ad Worker cut his thick log to 6 pieces for 30 min. How long he cut log to 12 pieces?
  2. Z7-I-4 stars 4949
    hviezdicky_mo Write instead of stars digits so the next write of product of the two numbers to be valid: ∗ ∗ ∗ · ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ 4 9 4 9 ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ 4 ∗ ∗
  3. Car model
    cars_2 Car model is 52 mm long and the real car is 4524 mm long. What was the scale of model car?
  4. Line segment
    lines_5 Cut a line segment of 15 cm into two line segments so that their lengths are in ratio 2:1. What length will each have?
  5. Hello adding
    adding_1 Fill letters instead of digits so the indicated sum (equal letters represent equal digits). What number is hidden under the letter J? A A H A H O A H O J -------------------------- 4 3 2 1
  6. Pool
    bazen-2-05_1 The pool has the shape of a cylinder with a diameter 4.6m, the presumed height is 130cm. The bucket fits 12l of water. How many buckets do you have to bring to fill this pool?
  7. Answer
    juice Mam used 9 red, 9 green apples and 3 pears to prepare juice. How many pieces of fruit used by mom to prepare this juice?
  8. Sick
    tabletky Sick Marcel already taken six tablets, which was a quarter of the total number of pills in the pack. How many pills were in the pack?
  9. 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?
  10. Saving per cents
    penize.JPG The first day I save 1 cent and every next day cent more. How many I saved per year (365 days)?
  11. Elevator
    vytah The panel house has ten over-ground floors and four underground. The lift goes from the ground floor to 2nd floors, then goes down to 3rd underground floors, then 9 floors up and finally 4 floors down. To what story elevator come? How many floors did it cr
  12. Plum
    plumbs_1 On the platter are plum. How many were there if its have to be able to share equally among 8,10 and 12 children?
  13. Euro
    1euro I have 1 euro. How much will I have when you spend it on?
  14. Bus 2
    bus2 On the 6-th stop 44 passengers take off from bus. Overall, the 6-th stop 13 passengers were added. How many passengers take on 6-th stop?
  15. Geometric sequence 4
    Koch_Snowflake_Triangles It is given geometric sequence a3 = 7 and a12 = 3. Calculate s23 (= sum of the first 23 members of the sequence).
  16. Seeds
    klicenie Of the 72 wet seeds 7/8 germinated. How many seeds germinate?
  17. Cube
    cubes_14 One cube has edge increased 5 times. How many times will larger its surface area and volume?
  18. Rounding
    map1 What width and length in centimeters may have rectangle land when round the dimensions to the meter , the width is 5 m and length 7 meters?
  19. Badminton
    clock_4 Peter's badminton class starts a quarter past two PM. He came at 13:16 . Does Peter arrive on time?
  20. MO Z6-6-1
    kruhy_1 Write integers greater than 1 to the blanks in the following figure, so that each darker box was product of the numbers in the neighboring lighter boxes. What number is in the middle box?

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