Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Ascend vs. descent
    lines Which function is growing? a) y = 2-x b) y = 20 c) y = (x + 2). (-5) d) y = x-2
  • Two xeroxes
    xerox The performances of the two copiers are in the ratio 3: 4. A machine with higher power will make 7,200 copies in one hour. How many copies will both machines make together in 5 hours?
  • Divisible by nine
    numbers_2 How many three-digit natural numbers in total are divisible without a remainder by the number 9?
  • Railway embankment
    rr_lichobeznik The section of the railway embankment is an isosceles trapezoid, the sizes of the bases of which are in the ratio 5: 3. The arms have a length of 5 m and the height of the embankment is 4.8 m. Calculates the size of the embankment section area.
  • Original plan
    zahrada Gardeners planted 16% more currant bushes than originally planned. In total, they planted x = 435 shrubs. What was the original plan?
  • Three colors
    balls2 Find the probability that 3 balls of the same color will be drawn from fate with 10 white, 10 red, and 10 blue balls.
  • Coke and coal
    coal 20.1 tons of coke is produced from 30 tons of black coal. How much coke is made from 1 kilogram of coal?
  • The recommended
    books The recommended price of the novel "Laughing Sun" is 285 SKK. The bookseller bought 60 pieces of the novel at the wholesale store and paid 82% of the recommended price (18% is his profit for selling books). For the recommended price, he sold 55 pieces of
  • The sum 6
    plusminus The sum of the 17 different natural numbers is 153. Determine the sum of the two largest ones.
  • Answers
    test After the history test, Michaella discovered that the ratio of her correct and incorrect answers is 5: 3. How many correct answers did Michaella have in the test, if she had 6 incorrect answers?
  • A cliff
    cliff A line from the top of a cliff to the ground passes just over the top of a pole 5 ft high and meets the ground at a point 8 ft from the base of the pole. If the point is 93 ft from the base of the​ cliff, how high is the​ cliff?
  • The hockey
    hokej The hockey player scored 6 goals from 15 shots. How many % was he successful?
  • Book reading
    books_1 Susan thought, "If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 8 days. “How many pages would she have to read a day if she wanted to finish the book on the 6th day from the start of reading? And how many pages does the book have?
  • Mr. Ben
    bricks Mr. Ben drives bricks to the construction site. If he drove three times a day, he would make bricks in 8 days. How many times a day would he go every day to be done 2 days earlier?
  • Everyone drinks the same
    beers 24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same.
  • Wedding guests
    svatba_hatalovi Fifteen wedding guests could not agree on who would stand in the wedding photo. The groom suggested that all possible sets of wedding guests be made in the photographs.
  • General line equations
    lines_1 In all examples, write the GENERAL EQUATION OF a line that is given in some way. A) the line is given parametrically: x = - 4 + 2p, y = 2 - 3p B) the line is given by the slope form: y = 3x - 1 C) the line is given by two points: A [3; -3], B [-5; 2] D) t
  • Ten persons
    TUCWGKGHCVGBPEMEP75TVAR5LA Ten persons, each person makes a hand to each person. How many hands were given?
  • Playing cards
    binomial_1 From 32 playing cards containing 8 red cards, we choose 4 cards. What is the probability that just 2 will be red?
  • Ace or king
    cards What is the probability that we will choose an ace or a king when choosing from a deck of sevens cards?

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