Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Length of the edge
    cube_shield Find the length of the edge of a cube that has a cm2 surface and a volume in cm3 expressed by the same number.
  2. The lift
    tower The lift can fit 4 people. How many uphill rides must the lift make to move up 12 passengers?
  3. Possible lengths
    triangles Find the most possible lengths for the third side of a triangle with sides 20 and 18.
  4. Uboid volume
    cuboid Calculate the cuboid volume if the walls are 30cm², 35cm², 42cm²
  5. Temporary workers
    work_1 Three temporary workers work in the warehouse and unload the goods in 9 hours. In what time would five temporary workers unload the same products?
  6. Twenty-five
    prime How many three-digit natural numbers are divisible by 25?
  7. The schoolyard
    square_rot The schoolyard had the shape of a square with an 11m side. The yard has been enlarged by 75 m2 and has a square shape again. How many meters was each side of the yard enlarged?
  8. Pilsen circus
    cirkus The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a citizen of the city. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again
  9. Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends
  10. Evaluate 5
    parabola2 Evaluate expression x2−7x+12x−4 when x=−1
  11. Pilsen Region
    exp_growth_1 Between 2000 and 2001, 14 per mille of the population decreased in the Pilsen Region. In 2000, the Pilsen Region had 551281 inhabitants. If the declining trend continues the same (i. E. , 14 per mille of inhabitants per year), how many inhabitants will th
  12. Tiles
    tiles2 The rectangular floor of the 6 x 1.8 m dimensions is to be covered with 50 cm square tiles. How many tiles will be needed?
  13. Basketball team
    meter The heights of five starters on redwood high’s basketball team are 5’11”, 6’3”, 6’6”, 6’2” and 6’. The average of height of these players is?
  14. Temperature variations
    teplomer Today's temperature was 80 degrees, and then the temperature dropped 10 degrees. Then it dropped 15 degrees again, then the next day, the temperature went up 2 degrees. What would the temperature be?
  15. Temperature change 3
    teplomer At 2 p. M. The temperature was 76 degrees Fahrenheit. At 8 p. M. The temperature was 58 degrees Fahrenheit. What was the change in temperature?
  16. The perimeter of the rectangle
    rectangle The length, l, of a rectangle is 4 inches greater than its width, w. The perimeter of the rectangle is at least 30 inches. What inequality shows the range of possible widths of the rectangle?
  17. A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  18. Startup
    usd Jaxon’s start up business makes a profit of $450 during the first month. However, the company records a profit of -$60 per month for the next four months and a profit of $125 for the final month. What is the total profit for the first six months of Jaxon’
  19. Two numbers
    plusminus The difference between the two numbers is 74. If we divide a larger number by a smaller one, we get a quotient 7 and the rest of 2. Determine both numbers.
  20. The parabolic segment
    ParabolicVolume The parabolic segment has a base a = 4 cm and a height v = 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the body that results from the rotation of this segment a) around its base b) around its axis.

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