# Basic functions - math word problems

- Balls

Ping pong balls have a diameter of approximately 5.1 cm. They are sold in boxes of 10 pieces: each box has the shape of a cuboid with a square base. The balls touch the walls of the box. Calculate what portion of the internal volume of the box is filled. - Discounts on rail (ZSSK)

The railway company ZSSK offers a discount of 15% (REGIONAL) for 5 Eur/year. Calculate the real discount rate as a percentage, where passengers will travel 19 Eur per week. - Accidents

The count of accidents in 1995 caused 8780 women which is 8.4%. How many men caused the accidents? - Required reserves

Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional re - Candy

How many ways can divide 10 identical candies to 5 children? - Hens

11 hens will eat spilled grain from 6AM to 16 PM. At 11 hour grandmother brought 4 hens from the neighbors. At what time was grain out? - Playing cards

How many possible ways are to shuffle 7 playing cards? - Efficiency of rail

With subsidies are business easy. Calculate how much must cost rail ticket (x) in today's ticket price € 11 and if the trains was not subsidized, if it is known that without subsidies would cost three times today's ticket prices. Calculate the value of. - Barrel 3

Barrel with water has a weight 118 kg. When we get off 75% of water it has a weight 35 kg. How many kg has empty barrel? - Wood in the forest

The amount of wood in the forest was estimated at 6000 m^{3}. How much wood will be in forest after 2 years if the annual growth of wood is 2.5% each year and logging 30 m^{3}each year? - Sugar - cuboid

Pejko received from his master cuboid composed of identical sugar cubes with count between 1000 and 2000. The Pejko eat sugar cubes in layers. The first day eat one layer from the front, second day one layer from right, the third day one layer above. Yet i - Free fall

Lloyd fall from height 7 m. Calculate the speed he hit the ground when falling with acceleration g = 9.81 m/s^{2} - Trains

On double track line between stations K and M went against each other two trains. The first train passed the distance between stations for 3.5 hours, the second, which had an average speed of 12 km/h more passed for 3.05 hours. Calculate the distance betw - Built-up area

John build up area 5 x 7 = 35 m^{2}with building with a wall thickness 30 cm. How many centimeters would have to subtract from thickness of the walls that built-up area fell by 9%? - Glass

At the glass shop we have to cut 8 sheets of glass. Each was shaped a square with sides of 18 cm. We paid 44 CZK. How much is a 1 m^{2}of glass? - Greek railwayman

Wesley works for the Slovak railways since 1986. His salary is 864 €. His colleague, Evgenias works in the Greek State Railways from 1991. Earns 5010 € per month. Calculate how many hours a day must Evgenias work to earn as much as Wesley and if they w - Right triangle

Calculate the missing side b and interior angles, perimeter and area of a right triangle if a=10 cm and hypotenuse c = 16 cm. - Group

Group of kids wanted to ride. When the children were divided into groups of 3 children 1 remain. When divided into groups of 4 children 1 remain. When divided into groups of 6 children 1 missed. After divided to groups of 5 children its OK. How many are t - Pairs

At the table sit 10 people, 5 on one side and 5 on the other side. Among them are 3 pairs. Every pair wants to sit opposite each other. How many ways can they sit? - Sphere in cone

A sphere of radius 3 cm desribe cone with minimum volume. Determine cone dimensions.

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