Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Fractions 4
    fractions_14 How many 2/3s are in 6?
  2. Walking
    tourist_5 Lucie can walk about 3 4/5 miles each hour. How far can she walk in 2 hours 45 minutes?
  3. Monica
    bank_4 Monica left Php.900 to Bianca. When monica asked for it after 6 months, Bianca decided to give Php.945 instead because she was able to use the money. What interest rate on Monica's money was used by bianca?
  4. Selling price
    usd_11 Find the selling price. Cost to store: $50 Markup: 10%
  5. The Mayflower
    storm-012_2 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
  6. What is one third
    decimals What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.
  7. Cake 7
    cake_3 1/3 of a cake shared with 4 people. What share of the whole cake has each people?
  8. Math test
    test_13 Obelix filled a mathematical test in which he answered 25 questions. For every correct answer, he received 5 points, for each bad answer he had 3 points deducted. Obelix gained 36% of all points in the test. How many questions did he solve correctly?
  9. Sales tax
    penize_49 A sales tax on a Php 10,800 appliance is Php.1,620. What is the rate of sales tax?
  10. Reduce to lowest terms
    fractions_16 Reduce to lowest terms : 32/124
  11. Sales off
    sale After discounting 40% the goods cost 15 €. How much did the cost of the goods before the discount?
  12. Ribbon on the cube
    gift A cubical gift box is tied with a piece of ribbon. If the total length of the free ends and the bow is 18 inches, what is the length of the ribbon used? (Each side of the cube is 6 inches).
  13. What is 3
    fractions_13 What is the least common denominator of 11/15 and 12/19?
  14. School yearbook
    penize_49 Bianca sold Php.18,500 worth of advertisements for the school yearbook. If she is given a commision of 8%, how much did she earn for the advertisements?
  15. Fix + percentages
    car1_6 Mrs. Vargas is a car sales agent who earns Php.5,850 monthly plus a 4% commision on all her sales. During a month, she sold a car worth Php.740,000. How much is her total earnings?
  16. Curiosity factor
    wwww A blogger starts a new website, initially the number of the traffic is 293 due to their curiosity factor. The business owner estimated that the traffic will increase by 2,6% per week. What will be the number of it in week 5?.
  17. After 2
    flowers_7 After we planted flowers in 2/5 of our garden, 24m remained unplanted. How many meters is the garden in total? If the total area of the garden is 1, the proportion of the remaining area is?
  18. Watching TV
    tv2_1 One evening 2/3 students watch TV. Of those students, 3/8 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show, 1/4 of them recorded it. What fraction of the students watched and recorded reality tv.
  19. Loss
    books_34 A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percenta
  20. Equivalent fractions
    equivalent-fractions Are these two fractions equivalent -4/9 and 11/15?

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