# Arithmetic - math word problems

1. The temperature 3
The temperature is -12 degrees Fahrenheit. During the following 5 hours the temperature decrease 23 degrees Fahrenheit what is the temperature at 11 pm?
2. Wood 11
Father has 12 1/5 meters long wood. Then I cut the wood into two pieces. One part is 7 3/5 meters long. Calculate the length of the other wood?
3. Write 3
Write a real world problem involving the multiplication of a fraction and a whole number with a product that is between 8 and 10 then solve the problem
4. Dice and coin
A number cube is rolled and a coin is tossed. The number cube and the coin are fair. What is the probability that the number rolled is greater than 2 and the coin toss is head?
5. Fruits 2
An apple costs 7p and a melon costs seven times more. How much will 6 apples and 2 melons cost
6. Brother and sister
When I was 8, my sister was 4, now I am 18, how old is my sister?
7. Stock market 2
For the week of July 22, the following day to day changes in the stock market was recorded a certain stock: -2 on Monday; +4 Tuesday; -8 Wednesday; + 2 1/2 Thursday; - 3 1/4 Friday. The stock began the week at 78 points. How many points did it finish with
8. Three members GP
The sum of three numbers in GP (geometric progression) is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers.
9. Six speeds
A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values.
10. Find the 11
Find the quotient of 229.12 and 12.32
11. Pine's forest
There were so many pines in the forest that if they were sequentially numbered 1, 2, 3,. .. , would use three times more digits than the pine trees alone. How many pine trees were there in the forest?
12. Eq2 2
Solve following equation with quadratic members and rational function: (x2+1)/(x-4) + (x2-1)/(x+3) = 23
13. Steps 6
Going up to his room will take 7 steps up to the landing. Another 9 steps to reach his room. How many steps all in all?
14. Investment 2
Jack invested \$5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi
15. Intersect and conjuction
Let U={1,2,3,4,5,6} A={1,3,5} B={2,4,6} C={3,6} Find the following. 1. )AUB 2. )A'UB'
16. Chester
Chester has a piece of wood measuring 1 2/3 cm he needs to cut it to pieces measuring 3/4 cm long. How many pieces of wood did Chester cut?
17. A jewelry
A jewelry store has 20 grams of gold. If a pair of earrings need 1/4 gram of gold, how many grams are not used?
18. 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?
19. Temperature difference
The highest temperature of Libya was recorded 58 degree Celsius and the lowest was recorded -88 degree Celsius, what is the temperature difference?
20. The temperature 2
The temperature of Siberia fell13 degrees below 2/3 degrees centigrad. What is the temperature there now?

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