Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Angles ratio
    triangles_16 The internal angles of a triangle are in ratio 1:4:5 What kind of triangle is it? (solve internal angles and write down and discuss)
  2. Angle
    atan A straight line p given by the equation ?. Calculate the size of angle in degrees between line p and y-axis.
  3. Cows
    kravy0 20 cows has food for 60 days. We reduce the dose to two-thirds for 18 cows. How many days will be fed?
  4. Words
    words How many 3 letter "words" are possible using 14 letters of the alphabet? a) n - without repetition b) m - with repetition
  5. Sum-log
    complex_log The sum of two numbers is 32, the sum of their logarithms (base 10) is 2.2. Determine these numbers.
  6. Book
    zbierka_prikladov Calculate the thickness of the page of the collection of examples from mathematics, where 4.87 cm thick and has 451 pages.
  7. Dairy
    mleko_1 Diary workers calculated according to the standards that from the 108 liters of milk is possible to produce 9 kg cheese. How many tons of cheese was possible according to standards make from milk from 100 cows devoted for 30 days with average daily milk.
  8. Permill
    permille How many permill is 978 from 84370?
  9. Self
    Self-books A math text book is 2 2/9 inches thick. how many of these books will fit on a 120-inch self?
  10. Brothers and sisters
    family Lenka has as many brothers as sisters. Her brothers have twice as many sisters as brothers. How many brothers and sisters are in the family?
  11. The camp
    diary At the end of the camp a 8 friends exchanged addresses. Any friend gave remaining 7 friends his card. How many addresses they exchanged?
  12. Pipeline
    pipeline How much percent has changed (reduced) area of pipe cross-section, if circular shape changed to square with same perimeter?
  13. Interest
    MoneyHouse What is the annual interest rate on your account if we put 32790 and after 176 days received 33939.2?
  14. Czech crown salary
    penize_34 The monthly salary of the employee is CZK 10,800. In the course of the year the bulk salary increased by CZK 500. Calculate which month (1 ... 12) was increased if its annual income was 133,600 CZK.
  15. Digits
    numbers_2 Write the smallest and largest 1-digit number.
  16. Soup
    kotlik On Monday we cook 25 pots and 10 boilers of soup. On Tuesday 15 pots and 13 boilers. On Wednesday 20 pots and on Thursday 30 boilers. On Monday and Tuesday was cooked the same amount of soup. How many times more soup cooked on Thursday than on Wednesday?
  17. Electrics - conductor
    wire_2 The wire is 106 meters long at 0 °C and at every temperature increase of 1 °C the length increases by 0.15 mm per 1 m length of wire. Determine a function which represents the overall length of the wire as a function of temperature. What is the length of t
  18. Ray
    luc-slnka Light ray loses 1/19 of brightness passing through glass plate. What is the brightness of the ray after passing through 7 identical plates?
  19. Clock hands
    watch_3 The hands on the clock shows the time 12 hours and 2 minutes. Calculate the size of a sharp angle between clock hands three hours later.
  20. Circles
    circles How many different circles is determined by 9 points at the plane, if 6 of them lie in a straight line?

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