Basic functions - math word problems

  1. 7 digit number
    numbers2_49 If 3c54d10 is divisible by 330, what is the sum of c and d?
  2. Fruits
    jablka_15 Amy bought a basket of fruits 1/5 of them were apples,1/4 were oranges, and the rest were 33 bananas. How many fruits did she buy in all?
  3. Wiring 2
    cu_wire_3 Willie cut a piece of wire that was 3/8 of the total length of the wire. He cut another piece that was 9m long. The two pieces together were one half of the total length of the wire. How long was the wire before he cut it?
  4. Tilapia
    tilapia_1 A fish vendor sells 5/7 kilos of tilapia for 73.50. If you will buy 2 1/7 kilos of tilapia, how much will it cost?
  5. Running
    runners_3 Joanne ran 8 1/2 Kyleigh 1 2/3 and John 6 3/4 miles in one day. How many miles did the girls run in 3 days?
  6. Transformer
    trafo Solve the textbook problems - transformer: a) N1 = 40, N2 = 80, U2 = 80 V, U1 =? b) N1 = 400, U1 = 200 V, U2 = 50 V, N2 =?
  7. Reciprocal equation 2
    parabola2 Solve this equation: x + 5/x - 6 = 4/11
  8. To improper fraction
    fractal_15 Change mixed number to improper fraction a) 1 2/15 b) -2 15/17
  9. Sewing
    sewing Beth's mother can sew 235 pairs of short pants in 6 days while Lourdes can sew 187 pairs in 8 days. How many more pairs of short pants can Beth's mother sew?
  10. Supermarket
    vaha_17 In a local supermarket, 3/5 kilogram of squid costs 156.00. How do 4 kilograms of squid cost?
  11. Supermarket 2
    pie_3 A supermarket had a buko pie sale. In the morning 2/3 of the pies were sold and in the afternoon 1/6 of the pies were sold. If 150 pies were left, how many pies had been sold? Show your solution.
  12. A clock
    clocks2_19 A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
  13. Gasoline tank 2
    fuel_pump2 A gasoline tank is 1/6 full. When 25 liters of gasoline were added, it became 3/4 full. How many liters more is needed to fill it? Show your solution.
  14. Population growth
    exp_growth How many people will be on Earth from two people for 5,000 years, if every couple has always 4 children, (2 boys and 2 girls) at the age of 25-35, and every man will live 75 years?
  15. Solve 2
    numbers2_47 Solve integer equation: a +b+c =30 a, b, c = can be odd natural number from this set (1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15)
  16. Last digit
    olympics_3 What is the last number of 2016 power of 2017
  17. Peaches
    broskve There are 20 peaches in the pocket. 3 peaches are rotten. What is the probability that one of the randomly picked two peaches will be just one rotten?
  18. Right triangle from axes
    axes2 A line segment has its ends on the coordinate axes and forms with them a triangle of area equal to 36 square units. The segment passes through the point ( 5,2). What is the slope of the line segment?
  19. Regrouping
    mixed_7 Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
  20. One-third 2
    test_7 One-third of the people in a barangay petitioned the council to allow them to plant in vacant lots and another 1/5 of the people petitioned to have a regular garbage collection. What FRACTION of the barangay population made the petition?

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