# Arithmetic - math word problems

- Double 5

Peter was thinking of a number. Peter doubles it and gets an answer of 8.6. What was the original number? - The temperarture

The temperarture is 0 degrees. It drops 5 degrees after 1 hour and then drops 3 degrees more the next hour. What is the temperature after 6 hours? - Expression

If A=2 B=3 evaluate expression A(B+A) and multiply it by A - Which

Which decimals when subtracted equal 3.89: a - b = 3.89 - A tile

A tile setter is covering 5ft by 5ft square shower wall. Each tile covers 4 5/8in by 4 5/8in square. How many rows of tile are needed to reach 5ft? How many tiles are needed to cover 5ft by 5ft square - Temperature difference 2

The temperature in London on new year’s day is -2 degree Celsius. The temperature in Moscow on the same day is -14 degree Celsius, what is the temperature difference between the two cities? - The temperature 2

The temperature of Siberia fell13 degrees below 2/3 degrees centigrad. What is the temperature there now? - Lemonade

In January, 2 liters of lemonade were sold for CZK 24, while in February, 2.5 liters of lemonade sold at same price. How much percent was 1 liter of lemonade cheaper in February than in January? - The quotient

The quotient of g and 55 is the same as 279. What is g? - Cube root

For 13, Sam wrote 2891 instead of the correct cube number. By how much was he wrong? - MW oven

You plug a microwave oven into a 20 amp electrical circuit. the microwave uses as much as 12.5 amps . How many amps are available on this circuit for other appliances? - Cottage house

The village is 28 km from the cottage. Father goes from village to cottage. Son goes from the cottage to the village. They meet 10 km further behind the cottage. How much did dad walk? - The smallest number

What is the smallest number that can be divided by both 5 and 7 - A koala

A koala lives to be 14 years old in the wild. How much longer will a 2 year old koala probably live? - Toilets

A federal law requires that all residential toilets sold in the United States use no more than 1 3/5 gallons of water per flush. Prior to this legislation, conventional toilets used 3 2/5 gallons of water per flush. Find the amount of water saved in one ye - Soccer team

Hilahs soccer team is trying to raise $2414 to travel to a tournament in Florida, so they decided to host a pancake for the breakfast. How many people need to attend their breakfast in order to raise $2414, if profit per one pancake is $1.5? - Divide 5

Divide 288 in the following ratio 3 : 4 : 5 - Fractions 4

How many 2/3s are in 6? - One trapezium

One trapezium has AB=24M, BC=36M, CD=80M, DA=80M long sides. Find the area. - The Mayflower

The Mayflower traveled for 66 days on the trip from England to America. The weather was storming for many days of their trip. If one and a half of the days at Sea where Sunny with good weather, 1/6 of the days were sunny but very windy and the other days r

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