Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Cookies
    koláčky Mom bake cookies. Rolo took 2/9 of all cookies, Michal 3/9. How many cookies ate Rolo if Michal had 9.
  2. Athletes
    spartakiada_2 Athletes standing in rows of eight. Ivan estimated that athletes are more than 120. Peter claimed that there are fewer than 130. Both are right. How many are athletes?
  3. Street
    street_lamps Straight streets is long x = 1425 meters. At the beginning and at the end of the street are poles. The poles are spaced 25 m. How many poles are on the street?
  4. MO-Z5-3-66 tiles
    stvorce The picture shows a square tiles with side 10 dm which is composed of four identical small rectangles and squares. Circumference of small square is five times smaller than the circumference of the entire tile. Determine the dimensions of the rectangle.
  5. Mother and daughter 2
    mother_baby The mother is 40 years older than her daughter. How old is the mother if her age is eight thirds age of daughter?
  6. VAT lottery
    komunista_fico Father earns 993 euro a month, mother 918 euro per month. Calculate what amount they paid as value added tax (VAT) to the government if the VAT rate is 20%. Assume that the family will spend their entire monthly income.
  7. Three elephants
    elephant_1 Three elephants eat three piles of hay in 150 minutes. For how long does 96 elephants eat  96 stacks of hay?
  8. Efficiency
    engine_lap A certain device consumes 28 kW and delivers 14 kW. Find its efficiency.
  9. Reduce of the volume
    cubes Calculate how many % reduce the volume of the cube is we reduced length of each edge by 10%.
  10. Cake fractions
    dort Thomas ate 1/3 of cake, Bohouš of the rest of the cake ate 2/5. What fraction of cake left over for others?
  11. Crates 2
    bedny In 6 crates is 45 kg of apples In  5 crates is equally In 1 in crate is 3 kg more How many kilograms in each crate?
  12. Football season
    futball Throughout the football season gave Adam the 23 goals more than Brano and 16 goals less than Karol. Edo gave the 6 goals more Dušan. Karol gave 5 more than Edo. Brano and Edo gave together 17 goals. How many goals gave each boy and how many goals gave the.
  13. Stamps and albums
    stamp Michail has in three albums stored 170 stamps. In the first album, there are 14 more than in the second and in the second is by 1/5 less than in the third. How many stamps are in the first album?
  14. Gold coin
    gold_munzen Gold coin contains 964 promile pure gold, which is 7.16 g. What is the weight of coin in grams?
  15. Boots
    vysoke-cizmy Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?
  16. Minutes
    watch_2 Write as fraction in basic form which part of the week is 980 minutes.
  17. Shepherd
    sheep_1 The shepherd has fewer than 500 sheep; where they can be up to 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 row is always 1 remain, and as can be increased up to 7 rows of the sheep, and it is not increased no ovine. How many sheep has a shepherd?
  18. Siblings
    tri-sourozenci Three siblings had saved up a total of 1,274 CZK. Peter had saved up to 15% more than Jirka and Hanka 10% less than Peter. How much money they saved each one of them?
  19. Box of chocolates
    zele-bonbony In a box of chocolates was 16 candies. Christopher and Luke they were distributed: a) Christopher had about 4 candies over Luke, b) Christopher had about 6 candies less than Luke, c) Christopher had 3 times more sweet than Luke. How many had each boy can
  20. Wood bars
    wood_bars It is 9 bars 14 meters long and 9 bars 11 meters long. How many 5-meter lath is needed to make them?

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