# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. Logistics
Head of logistics department informed the meeting of management of the same item is currently not available in sufficient quantity in all three warehouses of the company. We have the total 135 pieces. It was 37 pieces more in the warehouse No. 3 than in t
2. Geometric sequence 4
It is given geometric sequence a3 = 7 and a12 = 3. Calculate s23 (= sum of the first 23 members of the sequence).
3. Bus driver
The bus driver rides 174 km in the morning, afternoon rides 26 km more. How many kilometers traveled in 5 days if he rides on the same line?
The glass of 1 mm thickness absorb 4% of UV radiation passing through. How many percent of UV rays absorb glass with a thickness 1.1 cm, made from 1 mm thick those glasses?
John decorated 29 gingerbread and Annie 8 more. How many gingerbread decorated Annie?
6. Snowman 2
On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles expres
7. Toy Cars
Peter has 29 toy cars, Zdenko has 8 toy cars less. How many toy cars has Zdenko?
8. Workman - shift
The worker produces 300 components per shift. How many components would be produced in 18 shift, if his performance gradually increased every shift by 3 components?
9. Cupcakes
In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.
10. Christmas balls
On the Christmas tree we put 21 Christmas balls of two colors. Eight of them were blue. How many Christmas balls was red?
11. Aircrafts
James make the 21 paper aircrafts. It is 9 pieces more than make Matthew. How many paper aircrafts maked Matthew?
12. Boys and girls
In the class are 20 boys and 5-times less girls. How many girls are in the classroom? How many all children are in the class?
13. Sparrow ball
On the sparrows ball were males and females. There were 170 sparrows. Males was 20 more than females. How many sparrow female was at a ball?
Pupils doing research which a winter sport do their classmates most popular. They found that 2/5 of classmates would most like to play hockey, skate prefer 2/9 pupils, 3/10 students prefer skiing and 1/15 classmates don't like any winter sport. What pr
15. Cars
Johnny has 370 cars. Peter twice less. How many cars have Peter?
16. Diagonals in the diamond
The length of one diagonal in diamond is 24 cm greater than the length of the second diagonal and diamond area is 50 m2. Determine the sizes of the diagonals.
17. Racing track
On the racing track circling three cars. The first passes one circuit for 8 seconds, the second for 20 seconds and a third for 8 seconds. a) Calculate number of seconds since the start to catch all three cars together for the first time again across the
18. Snowman
In a circle with a diameter 50 cm are drawn 3 circles /as a snowman/ where: its diameters are integers, each larger circle diameter is 3 cm larger than the diameter of the previous circle. Determine snowman height if we wish highest snowman.
19. Potatoes
Could 446 tons of potatoes (ρ = 771 kg/m³) fits in a warehouse with a volume of 699 m³ ?
20. Hot air balloon
Hot air balloon ascends 25 meters up for a minute after launch. Every minute ascends 75 percent of the height which climbed in the previous minute. a) how many meters ascends six minutes after takeoff? b) what is the overall height 10 minutes after launc

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