# Basic functions - math word problems

1. Eqn Solve equation with fractions: 2x/3-50=40+x/4
2. Summerjob The temporary workers planted new trees. Of the total number of 500 seedlings, they managed to plant 426. How many percents did they meet the daily planting limit?
3. Cupcakes 2 Susi has 25 cupcakes. She gives 4/5. How much does she have left?
4. Donuts Find how many donuts each student will receive if you share 126 donuts in a ratio of 1:5:8
5. Powers 3 2 to the power of n divided by 4 to the power of -3 equal 4. What is the vaule of n?
6. 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?
7. Trip to a city Lin wants to save \$75 for a trip to the city. If she has saved \$37.50 so far, what percentage of her goal has she saved? What percentage remains?
8. Deposit is pesos Sally deposits Php.22,000 in her savings account. If the bank pays 1.5% interest per year, how much will she receive at the end of the year?
9. Probability of intersection Three students have a probability of 0.7,0.5 and 0.4 to graduated from university respectively. What is the probability that at least one of them will be graduated?
10. Write 2 Write 791 thousandths as fraction in expanded form. 55%+36%+88%+71%+100=63% what is whole (X)? Percents can be added directly together if they are taken from the same whole, which means they have the same base amount. .. . You would add the two percentages to find the total amount.
12. 1.5 divided 1.5 divided by 1 = w divided by 4
13. Real estate 2 A real estate agent sold a lot for Php.550,000. If his agency pays at 10% commission, how much commission will he or she receive?
14. Former price The price of an article is cut by 10℅, to restore it to the former value, by what percent the new price must be increased?
15. Loan 4 Mr santos borrowed Php.18,000 at 1.5% interest for one year. What was the total amount he paid for the end of the 1-year term?
16. The sales The sales tax rate is 4.447​% for the city and 4​% for the state. Find the total amount paid for 2 boxes of chocolates at ​\$17.96 each.
17. Old laptop The sale price of an old laptop is Php.11000. If 33 1/3% discount rate is given how much is the sale price of the laptop without the discount? Plese show your solution please. Php is Philippine peso
18. Find sales tax What is 8.25% sales tax out of 1607.00?
19. Calories 2 Ben eats approximately 2400 calories per day. His wife Sarah eats 5/8 as much. How many calories does Sarah eat per day?
20. The perimeter 2 The perimeter of the quadrilateral a = 1m b = 14/5m c = 2 3/10m d = 1 4/5m?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Enter it, and we can try to solve it.

To this e-mail address, we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...