Arithmetic - math word problems

  1. Rectangle SS
    rectangle Perimeter of a rectangle is 268 cm and its diagonal is 99.3 cm. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle.
  2. Bureau of Labor
    UPSVAR Bureau of Labor is a state institution that provides mike and the rest for their so-called clients. The mission of the Bureau of Labor is spend taxpayer money to provide relaxation and benefits to those who do not want to work. Popularly speaking sense the
  3. Tower
    HexagonalPyramid_4 The top of the tower is a regular hexagonal pyramid with base edge 8 meters long and a height 5 meters. How many m2 of the sheet is required to cover the top of the tower if we count 8% of the sheet waste?
  4. Reconstruction of the corridor
    koridor Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac
  5. TV fail
    old_tv The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation.
  6. One half
    one_half One half of ? is: ?
  7. R Trapezium
    Trapezium_example Rectangular trapezium has bases 12 and 5 and area 84 cm2. What is its perimeter?
  8. Trolleybus
    trolejbus_ba_1 Trolleybus line No. 206 measured 24 km. If the trolleybus goes faster by 5 km/h, the way there and back would is shorter by 33 minutes. Calculate the trolleybus speed and how much time it takes a return trip.
  9. Air mass
    airbaloon What is the weight of the air in a classroom with dimensions 10 m × 10 m × 2.7 m ? The air density is 1.293 kg/m3.
  10. Cube
    1cube Calculate the surface cube with edge 11 dm.
  11. The cyclist
    cyclist The cyclist went from village to town. First half of journey went at 20 km/h. The second half of the journey, which mostly fell, went at 39 km/h. All journey took 88 minutes. Calculate the distance from the village to the town.
  12. Gear wheels
    gear Two gear wheels, which fit together, have the number of teeth z1=58 and z2=149. Calculate the speed of the first wheel, if the second wheel rotates 1232 revolutions per minute.
  13. Prism X
    Cuboid_simple The prism with the edges of the lengths x cm, 2x cm and 3x cm has volume 20250 cm3. What is the area of surface of the prism?
  14. Pyramid roof
    pyramid_roof 2/4 of area of ​​the roof shaped regular tetrahedral pyramid with base edge 10 m and height of 4 m is already covered with roofing. How many square meters still needs to be covered?
  15. Car range
    Lupo_3L_TDI.JPG Calculate the maximum range of car, if you can spend 10 euros, price of diesel is 1.55 Eur/l and car consumption is 3 l/100 km.
  16. Inflation
    tsar Once upon a time, tsar owned a money printer and printed and printed. The result of printing money prices went up,in the first year 3.9 %, in the second 6%, in the third 4.7% and in the fourth 5.5%. Then tsar was failed in election. Calculate the aver
  17. Ton's teeth
    teeth Calculate at what age homeless Anton will toothless. At age 29 has 26 teeth and each year next one tooth broke.
  18. Camel
    camels Camel owner wants to get out of the city into oasis. He bought 3000 bananas, which wants to sell in oasis. However oasis from the city divided 1,000 kilometers of desert. Camel can carry at one time up to 1000 bananas, and for every kilometer traveled, ea
  19. Promile
    promile Calculate the 4.6 ‰ of 199.
  20. Negative percentage
    trabant In 2004, the company had a loss of 40900 Euros. Two years later he was already in profit 48900 Eur. Calculate what percentage of the company increased profits in this two years.

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