# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. Equation with abs value How many solutions has the equation ? in the real numbers? The ladder is 10 m long The ladder is 8 m high How many meters is the distant heel from the wall?
3. Forces Forces with magnitudes F1 = 42N and F2 = 35N act at a common point and make an angle of 77°12'. How big is their resultant? The car was loaded with 78 boxes weighing 19 kg. How many 25kg boxes can load if the total weight is the same?
5. Kite John a kite, which is diamond shaped. Its diagonals are 60 cm long and 90 cm long. Calculate: a) the diamond side b) how much paper John needs to make a kite if he needs paper on both sides and needs 5% of the paper for bending.
6. Subtraction Test what do you know about the subtraction of two numbers: a) make a difference if the minuend 4,307,288 and subtrahend is 472008 b) minuend is 4000 more than subtrahend. What's the difference? c) the difference is 38900 less than the minuend. What is th
7. Difference AP Calculate the difference of arithmetic progression if the sum of its first 19 members Sn = 8075 and the first member is a1 = 20
8. School 6 Jirka lives 600m from the school, Honzík 1200m. How many kilometers a week does Honzik go over Jirka on his way to school and back? How many times more Honzík will go than Jirka?
9. Odometer The odometer is driven by rotation of the wheel whose diameter is 65 cm. After how many rotations the wheel turns counter to next kilometer? Determine how many apples are in baskets when in the first basket are 4 apples, and in any other is 29 apples more than the previous, and we have eight baskets.
11. Round it 0.728 round to units, tenths, hundredths.
12. Euros Peter spent a quarter of his pocket saving. He has 9 euros now in his wallet . How many euros spent?
13. Postal stamps Jano and Peter exchanged postal stamps. Jano gave Peter 32 stamps of the missile for 8 stamps with turtles. How good was Jano after this exchange (how many he has surplus in exchanged stamps)?
14. Five members Write first 5 members geometric sequence and determine whether it is increasing or decreasing: a1 = 3 q = -2
15. Circular ring Square with area 16 centimeters square are inscribed circle k1 and described circle k2. Calculate the area of circular ring, which circles k1, k2 form.
16. Tenth member Calculate the tenth member of geometric sequence when given: a1=1/2 and q=2
17. King King had four sons. First inherit 1/2, second 1/4 , third 1/5 of property. What part of the property was left to the last of the brothers?
18. Paving - joints We are paving with rectangular pavement 18 cm × 24 cm was placed side by side in height in a row and in the second row in width etc. How many times will the joints meet at a distance 10 m?
19. Crocuses The garden grow daffodils, crocuses and roses. 1400 daffodils, crocuses is 462 more and roses is 156 more than crocuses. How many are all the flowers in the garden?
20. Cylinder In a 1-meter diameter cylinder is 1413 liters of water, which is 60% of the cylinder. Calculate the cylinder height in meters, do not write the units. The resulting value round and write as an integer.

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