Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Year 2020
    eq222 The four-digit number divided by 2020 gives a result of 1, **. (Can not be in form 1,*0. ) Write all the options.
  2. Gutter pipe
    odkvap_zlab How many m² of sheet metal is required to produce a 12 m long and 18 cm wide gutter, if 7% bend is required?
  3. Adding mixed 3
    mixed_fractions Why does 1 3/4 + 2 9/10 equal 4.65? How do you solve this?
  4. Sum of the digits
    numbers2 How many are two-digit natural numbers that have the sum of the digits 9?
  5. Discount and prices
    sale After a 29% discount, the new product price was € 426. What was the original price of the product?
  6. The sum 4
    clocks The sum of Robin's age is 45. Seven years ago, Robin was 16 years more than one half as old as Bruno then. How old is Bruno?
  7. 45th birthday
    clock-night-schr_1 This year Mrs. Clever celebrated her 45th birthday. Her three children are now 7.11 and 15 years old. In how many years will Mrs. Clever's age be equal to the sum of her children's years?
  8. Kilowatt-hours
    elektricky If the Lewis family used 648 kilowatt-hours of electricity in 12 days, how many kilowatts hours should they use in 24 days at the same rate of usage
  9. Car down
    car_1 Sarah buys a car costing $12,500. It depreciates in value by 8% in the first year, 10% the second year and 5% in the third year. Calculate the value of a car after the third year.
  10. In center
    number_line What number lies in the center between a quarter of a fifth and a half of a third on the number axis?
  11. Alien ship
    cube_in_sphere The alien ship has the shape of a sphere with a radius of r = 3000m, and its crew needs the ship to carry the collected research material in a cuboid box with a square base. Determine the length of the base and (and height h) so that the box has the larges
  12. Three-day trip
    cyclist The cyclist on three-day trip travel 30% of the total route on the first day, 3/5 of the rest on the second day and 35 km on the third day. How many kilometers did travel cyclists each day and how many?
  13. Butter fat
    butter A quarter of kg butter contains 82% fat. How many grams of fat are in four cubes of butter?
  14. Glasses
    okuliare There are 36 pupils in the class. Nine girls wear glasses. Boys with glasses are five less than girls without glasses. Boys without glasses are two times more than girls without glasses. How many boys and how many girls?
  15. Dividing money
    mince_2 Vilem, Cenek, and Edita divided the money they earned by spreading the leaflet. Vilem got 240 CZK more than Cenek and twice more than Edita. Edita got 400kc less than Vilem.
  16. Video game
    time Nicole is playing a video game where each round lasts 7/12 of an hour. She has scheduled 3 3/4 hours to play the game. How many rounds can Nicole play?
  17. The tourist
    tourist The tourist traveled 78km in 3 hours. Part of the journey went on foot at 6km/h, the rest of the trip by bus at 30km/h. How long did he walk?
  18. Three glasses
    skleniceRGB Three glasses of different colors have different volumes. Red 1.5 liter is filled from 2/5, blue 3/4 liter is filled from 1/3, and the third green 1.2 liter is empty. Pour green glass 1/4 of the contents from the red glass and 2/5 of the content from the b
  19. Brick weight
    brick The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh?
  20. Trapezoid MO
    right_trapezium The rectangular trapezoid ABCD with right angle at point B, |AC| = 12, |CD| = 8, diagonals are perpendicular to each other. Calculate the perimeter and area of ​​the trapezoid.

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