Basic functions - math word problems

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• Pilsen circus
The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a city citizen. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again at 08:
• Mysterious area
The trapezoid ABCD is given. Calculate its area if the area of the DBC triangle is 27 cm2.
• The farm
The farm harvested 390 tons of grain. Wheat was 15% more than barley, and rye was 126 tons less than wheat and barley combined. How many tons of wheat, how many tons of barley, and how much rye did the team get?
• Pilsen Region
Between 2000 and 2001, 14 per mille of the population decreased in the Pilsen Region. In 2000, the Pilsen Region had 551281 inhabitants. If the declining trend continues the same (i. E. , 14 per mille of inhabitants per year), how many inhabitants will th
• Auto-tuning
During auto-tuning, the TV searched for 25 channels, four of which were music. The channels are stored in the TV's memory in random order. Express the percentage of the event that the music channel will be saved first.
How many ways can we thread 4 red, 5 blue, and 6 yellow beads onto a thread?
• Pouring alcohol
100 liters of alcohol has 70% How many liters of water need to be added to have 60% alcohol?
• Together m+w
Women 30%. Men are 360 more. How many are together?
• A filter
It is a pool with a volume of 3500 liters. The filter filters at 4m cubic per hour. How many minutes would it filter the entire pool?
• By six
From the digits 1,2,3,4 we create the long integer number 123412341234. .. .. , which will have 962 digits. Is this number divisible by 6?
• Cake ingredients
The yeast cake contains milk, yeast, sugar, and flour in a ratio of 20: 4: 1: 15. What percentage of flour is in yeast?
• Cheetah vs antelope
When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
• Two companies
The family ordered two companies to modify the garden. The first would be done in 20 days, the second would take 40% less time. How long will they work together if the second company started working when the first worked for 4 days?
• Washing powder
A 10-kilogram pack of washing powder is M euros more expensive than a 5-kilogram pack of the same powder. A 5-kilogram package costs P euros. Five kilos of packaging is not worth it, because it is more expensive than half the price of 10 kilos. How much i
• Rectangles
Vladimir likes to draw rectangles. Yesterday he created all rectangles that had sides in centimeters and a circumference of 18 cm. How many rectangles of different dimensions have been drawn?
• The bar chart
The bar chart shows the results of the math test. How many% of pupils achieved approximately better results than the average of the class? Diagram: 1-10 pupils, 2-4 pupils, 3-6 pupils, 4-2 pupils, 5-4 pupils. (lowest result are better)
• Irregular pentagon
A rectangle-shaped, 16 x 4 cm strip of paper is folded lengthwise so that the lower right corner is applied to the upper left corner. What area does the pentagon have?
• Students
If the fifth-grade class left 20% of students and in the seventh grade were added two pupils, in the eighth one pupil, the number has not changed in the ninth grade, but it is now tenth students less than it was in the fifth grade. How many pupils are in
• The Chemistry test
The Chemistry test contained 8 questions, each with 3 points. Peter scored 21 points. How many percent did Peter write a test?
• Rectangles
How many different rectangles can be made from 60 square tiles of 1 m square? Find the dimensions of these rectangles.

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