Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Pie II
    pie_2 Vili ate three pieces of pie. If it pieces is 1/8 how much pie did he eat?
  2. Cubes into cuboid
    cubes_21 How many 12 centimeter cubes fit into the block (cuboid) with 6dm, 8,4dm and 4,8?
  3. Hypotenuse - RT
    triangle_bac_1 A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
  4. A bridge
    arc123 A bridge over a river is in the shape of the arc of a circle with each base of the bridge at the river's edge. At the center of the river, the bridge is 10 feet above the water. At 27 feet from the edge of the river, the bridge is 9 feet above the water. H
  5. Summands
    magic Find two summands of the number 42, so that its product is minimized.
  6. Square area
    100-square Complete the table and then draw each square. Provide exact lengths. Describe any problems you have. Side Length Area .
  7. Warmer weather
    teplomer_1 This morning it was -6 °C. What temperature did the thermometer show yesterday if it was three times warmer?
  8. House numbering
    byty_1 The residential house has three entrances numbered even numbers, successive immediately behind. The sum of the two numbers on the outside entrances is 68. Calculate the middle of these three numbers.
  9. Surface area of the top
    cylinder_4 A cylinder is three times as high as it is wide. The length of the cylinder’s diagonal is 20 cm. Find the surface area of the top of the cylinder.
  10. Inscribed sphere
    cubes2_7 How many percents of the cube volume takes the sphere inscribed into it?
  11. Is right-angled
    rt_sqrt_2 Can a triangle with the sides of sqrt 3, sqrt 5 and sqrt 8 (√3, √5 and √8) be a right triangle?
  12. Water block
    cukr_8 A block with a 50 cm2 base is filled with water 5 cm under the edge. How many can sugar cubes with 2 cm edge be thrown into a container that overflow water?
  13. Scale factor
    cuboid_7 A prism with a volume of 1458 mm3 is scaled down to a volume of 16mm3. What is the scale factor in fraction form?
  14. Unit rate
    question_1 Find unit rate: 6,840 customers in 45 days
  15. Find the 5
    distance-between-point-line Find the equation with center at (1,20) which touches the line 8x+5y-19=0
  16. Pimps
    pirohy There were 24 pimps in the plate. Maros ate 12, his little sister four times less. How many pimps remained in the plate?
  17. Expression 6
    numbers2_48 Evaluate expression: -6-2(4-8)-9
  18. Distance of numbers
    numbers2_17 Which number has the same distance from the numbers -5.65 and 7.25 on the numerical axis?
  19. Equation with abs
    abs Solve this equation with absolute value member: ?
  20. Cents no more
    cent Janko bought pencils for 35 cents each. Neither he nor the salesperson had small coins just a whole € 1 coin. At least how many pencils had to buy to pay for the whole euros?

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