Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Express train
    trains_13 International express train drove from Kosice to Teplice. In the first 279 km, the track was repaired, and therefore it was moving at a speed of 10km/h less than it was scheduled to drive. The rest of the 465 km trip has increased the speed by 8 km/h than
  2. Symmetry by plane
    roviny Determine the coordinates of a image of point A (3, -4, -6) at a symmetry that is determined by the plane x-y-4z-13 = 0
  3. Water reservoir
    nadrz_17 One drain hole emptied the water from the tank for 20 hours, with the second drain for 30 hours. How long will the water drain from this tank if we open two drains simultaneously?
  4. Beds
    stan_3 At the summer camp, there are 41 chalets. Some rooms are 3-beds, some 4-beds. How many campers from 140 are living in 3-bed?
  5. Selling price
    usd_11 Find the selling price. Cost to store: $50 Markup: 10%
  6. Equivalent expressions
    pizza_10 A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table
  7. What is one third
    decimals What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.
  8. Honza
    calendar_6 Honza is 13 years old and Peter 21 years old. After how many years are their ages will be at ratio 7: 9?
  9. Bucket
    watertank_4 The bucket half filled with water weighs 5.55 kg, the full bucket weighs 9.85 kg. How much does the bucket weigh?
  10. Odd/even number
    numbers2_49 Pick any number. If that number is even, divide it by 2. If it's odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. Now repeat the process with your new number. If you keep going, you'll eventually end up at 1. Every time. Prove. ..
  11. Year 2018
    new_year The product of the three positive numbers is 2018. What are the numbers?
  12. Harvesters
    kombajn_10 The first harvester will harvest the grain from the field in 20 hours, the second, the more powerful in 10 hours. How long will take harvest this field by both harvesters, if the second harvester has to be set up first and this takes 2 hours? The first ha
  13. Perctentages
    percent_24 35% of what number is 35?
  14. What is 3
    fractions_13 What is the least common denominator of 11/15 and 12/19?
  15. Degrees Fahrenheit
    teplomer_16 ? The equation above shows how temperature F, measured in degrees Fahrenheit, relates to a temperature C, measured in degrees Celsius. Based on the equation, which of the following must be true? I. A temperature increase of 1 degree Fahrenheit is equi
  16. A report
    work_4 Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone?
  17. Unknown number
    zlomky_19 I think the number. I'll reduce it to its one-third. The result is then increased by one-third, and I get the number 12.
  18. Donuts
    donut Find how many donuts each student will receive if you share 126 donuts in a ratio of 1:5:8
  19. Rectangular garden
    garden_21 The sides of the rectangular garden are in ratio 1: 2. The diagonal has a length of 20 meters. Calculate the area and perimeter of the garden.
  20. Employees
    workers_45 Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?

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