Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Profit per kilo
    jablone_10 The trader sells apples at a profit of 20% per kilogram. Today, he decided to reduce the price of apples by 10%. How much profit does the trader have today?
  2. Scouts 4
    1957-4a 4/7 of the students in a school are boys. If 3/8 of the boys are scouts, how many scouts are there in a school of 1878 students?
  3. ABCD square
    s1 In the ABCD square, the X point lies on the diagonal AC. The length of the XC is three times the length of the AX segment. Point S is the center of the AB side. The length of the AB side is 1 cm. What is the length of the XS segment?
  4. Together
    workers_23 Grandfather, father, and son are carpenters. They decided to make a wardrobe. Father produces it for 12 hours, his son for 15 hours, and grandfather for 10 hours. How long will they make it together?
  5. Sick
    kosela Six seamstresses should make 60 shirts in five business days. After three days two seamstresses were sick. How many days have the remaining seamstresses to finish contract?
  6. Breads
    chlieb_2 Several pieces of bread were in the store. Half of them plus a half of bread bought a cookbook. Of the remaining bread, half of it plus half of the bread was bought by Mr. Novák. The last bread was bought by Ms. Small. How many breads were in the store at
  7. Milk
    milk_5 At the kindergarten, every child got 1/5 liter of milk in the morning and another 1/8 liter of milk in the afternoon. How many liters were consumed per day for 20 children?
  8. Natural gas in kWh
    plynomer Gas consumption for 2017 was 11,301 kWh I paid 532 € How much 1 m3?
  9. Tractors
    tractor_5 Two tractors plow the field in 4 hours together. If the first tractor plow half of the field and then the second tractor completed the job, it would take 9 hours. How many hours does the field plow for each tractor separately?
  10. Trees
    jablone_9 From the total number of trees in the orchard, there are two-fifths pearls and apples are three eighty. The rest of the trees are 9 ceremonial. How many trees are in the set?
  11. Mixed numbers
    zlomky_10 Rewrite mixed numbers so the fractions have the same denominator: 5 1/5 - 2 2/3
  12. Borrowing
    test_5 I borrow 25,000 to 6.9% p.a.. I pay 500 per month. How much will I pay and for how long?
  13. Water 31
    water3_6 Richard takes 3 1/6 liters of water before noon and 2 3/5 liters of water after noon. How many litres of water does Richard consume a day ?
  14. Garden
    garden_18 The rectangular garden has dimensions of 27 m and 30 m. Peter and Katka split it in a ratio of 4:5. How many square meters did Katkin measure part of the garden?
  15. Twins with friend
    cinema2_7 The twins Danka and Janka went to the cinema with their friend Betka. Only six seats in the second row were available in the cinema. How many do they may sit, if the twins want to sit next to each other, Danka always to the right of Janka and Betka near o
  16. Mixture
    roztoky_6 How many percentages mixtures do we get by adding 23ml of matter to 89ml of water?
  17. Class alphabet
    kniha_tridni All 29 pupils in the class are written in a class by alphabet. The number of pupils enrolled before Paul is three times higher than the number of pupils behind him. Calculate how many pupils are enrolled after Paul.
  18. Orchard
    jablone_8 One-eighth of the trees in the fruit plant in winter froze and one-twelfth of damaged disease and pests. Healthy trees remained 152. Is it enough to supply 35 trees to restore the original number of trees in the orchard?
  19. Digit sum
    number_line_3 The digit sum of the two-digit number is nine. When we turn figures and multiply by the original two-digit number, we get the number 2430. What is the original two-digit number?
  20. Savings
    savings Eva borrowed 1/3 of her savings to her brother, 1/2 of savings spent in the store and 7 euros left. How much did she save?

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