# Basic functions - math word problems

#### Number of problems found: 2274

• Derivative problem
The sum of two numbers is 12. Find these numbers if: a) The sum of their third powers is minimal. b) The product of one with the cube of the other is maximal. c) Both are positive and the product of one with the other power of the other is maximal.
• Taxi
A taxi ride costs \$3 plus \$2.50 per mile. Write and Graph an equation in two variables that represents the total cost of a taxi ride.
• The parabolic segment
The parabolic segment has a base a = 4 cm and a height v = 6 cm. Calculate the volume of the body that results from the rotation of this segment a) around its base b) around its axis.
• Square ABCD
Construct a square ABCD with cente S [3,2] and the side a = 4 cm. Point A lies on the x-axis. Construct square image in the displacement given by oriented segment SS'; S` [-1 - 4].
• Inflation
What is better for people (employees)? ?
• Reciprocal
It is true (prove it) that if a> b> 0: ?
• Diagonals at right angle
In the trapezoid ABCD, this is given: AB=12cm CD=4cm And diagonals crossed under a right angle. What is the area of this trapezoid ABCD?
• Nutballs
The dough for nutballs contains, among other things, two basic raw materials: flour and nuts in a ratio of 2:1. How much flour and how many nuts are needed for 1 kg of dough if "other" is 100g?
On a weekly forest brigade operates 12 students. After plant one hundred spruces get x CZK, anfter one hundred pines y CZK. How many CZK got one student for one day if planted spruces 25000 and 30000 pines week?
• Tachometer
Tatra's tachometer shows the initial state 886123 km this morning. Tatra today travel at an average speed of 44 km/h. Determine the function that describes the Tatra's tachometer depending on the time. What is the state of tachometer after 4 hours?
• Exp
If ?, then n is:
• Two gardens
The total area of the two gardens is 864 m2. The first garden is 60 m2 smaller than three times the second garden. What is the area of each garden?
Grass grows in the meadow equally fast and evenly. It is known that 99 cows graze meadow for 14 days and 95 cows by 22 days. How many cows graze meadow for 77 days?
• Percentages
52 is what percent of 93?
• Exchange rates
If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C\$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US\$1 = C\$0.907.
• Televisions
Television is the fifth most expensive and tenth cheapest TV. How many different TVs are in stores?
• Percentages
Expressed as a percentage:
• Trucks
Three lorries droved bricks. One drove n bricks at once, second m less bricks than the first and third 300 bricks more the first lorry. The first lorry went 4 times a day the largest went 3 times a day and the smallest 5 times a day. How many bricks broug
• What percent
What percent of 51 3/5 is 47 2/5?
• Variable
Find variable P: PP plus P x P plus P = 160

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