# Basic functions - math word problems

- Tickets

1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day? - Unknown mixed number

Find the number that is smaller than 5 5/12 by as much as 2 2/13 is smaller than 6 1/6 - Mushrooms

Mushrooms lose 90% by weight drying. How many fresh mushrooms are needed for 5 kg of dried mushrooms? - The observatory

The dome of the hemisphere-shaped observatory is 5.4 meters high. How many square meters of sheet metal needs to be covered to cover it, and 15 percent must be added to the minimum amount due to joints and waste? - Three workers

The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive? - Pages counting

There are pages numbered from 2 to 104 in the book. How many digits have to be printed to number the pages? - Ribbon on the cube

A cubical gift box is tied with a piece of ribbon. If the total length of the free ends and the bow is 18 inches, what is the length of the ribbon used? (Each side of the cube is 6 inches). - Lake or pond

The landlord has a square lake. Trees grow around this lake. The lake wants to enlarge the pond twice and does not want to cut down or flood any tree. How will he do that? - Isosceles triangle

In an isosceles triangle, the length of the arm and the length of the base are in ration 3 to 5. What is the length of the arm? - Persons

Persons surveyed:100 with result: Volleyball=15% Baseball=9% Sepak Takraw=8% Pingpong=8% Basketball=60% Find the average how many like Basketball and Volleyball. Please show your solution. - A large

A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ] - Rectangular plot

The dimensions of a rectangular plot are (x+1)m and (2x-y)m. If the sum of x and y is 3m and the perimeter of the plot is 36m. Find the area of the diagonal of the plot. - Three shooters

Three shooters shoot, each one time, on the same target. The first hit the target with a probability of 0.7; second with a probability of 0.8 and a third with a probability of 0.9. What is the probability to hit the target: a) just once b) at least once - Rectangular field

A rectangular field has a diagonal of length 169m. If the length and width are in the ratio 12:5. Find the dimensions of the field, the perimeter of the field and the area of the field. - Internet anywhere

In school, 60% of pupils have access to the internet at home. A group of 8 students is chosen at random. Find the probability that a) exactly 5 have access to the internet. b) At least 6 students have access to the internet - Tangent spheres

A sphere with a radius of 1 m is placed in the corner of the room. What is the largest sphere size that fits into the corner behind it? Additional info: Two spheres are placed in a corner of a room. The spheres are each tangent to the walls and floor an - Percentages

52 is what percent of 93? - Practice

How many ways can you place 20 pupils in a row when starting on practice? - Hens and pigs

Hens and pigs have 46 feet in total. At least how much can heads have? - Three segments

The circle is divided into 3 segments. Segment A occupies 1/4 of the area, segment B occupies 1/3 of the area. What part is occupied by section C? In what proportion are areas A: B: C?

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