# Basic functions - math word problems

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• Nine balls
Imagine that you have exactly the same appearance nine balls of which one has a greater mass than the other. You have isosceles weights. Post a procedure as you would using a weights to discover heavier balls. How many measurements at least you have to do
• Population
The town has 65,000 inhabitants. 40 years ago, there were 157,000. How many people will live in a city in 10 years if the population's average rate is as in previous years?
• Prime number
Jan wrote any number from 1 to 20. What is the probability that he wrote the prime number?
• Tickets
1260 tickets sold. On the first day, 80% was sold on the second day was sold. How many tickets were sold first and how much the next day?
• Triangle perimeter
Calculate the triangle perimeter whose sides are in ratio 3: 5: 7 and the longest side is 17.5 cm long.
• Letters
The school children have written 20 letters afternoon and then threw 20 letters and then the teacher counted the children and the children were 22 so they went to throw for 2 sheets. How many letters sent together?
• Pairs of socks
Ferdinand has twelve pairs of socks, one sock is leaky. What is the probability of putting on a leaky sock?
• Boys and girls
There are eight boys and nine girls in the class. There were six children on the trip from this class. What is the probability that left a) only boys b) just two boys
• The position
The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t3-2t2-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero.
• Coke and coal
20.1 tons of coke is produced from 30 tons of black coal. How much coke is made from 1 kilogram of coal?
• Twelve flowers
A florist has roses, tulips, daffodils, and carnations to use in flower arrangements. If she were to make an arrangement using 12 flowers, how many different combinations of these 4 types of flowers would be possible?
• Cuboid enlargement
By how many percent increases the volume of cuboid if its every dimension increases by 30%?
• Feed for horses
In the kennel have feed for two horses for 21 days. The station brought an additional 5 horses. How many days will last the feed for all the horses if they have the same daily ration?
• Painters
15 painters painted fence for 280 minutes. For how many minutes paint half of this fence 12 painters?
• Work
First paver pave pavement for 27 hours. Second for 27 hours. Started first paver and after 4 hours, join the second. How long will they finish pavement?
• Expansion
If one side of the rectangle is larger 4-times and second 2-times, what percentage increases the area of rectangle?
• Temperature 5
Temperature outside starts at 0 Fahrenheit. Over time the temperature changes at a rate of -0.6 Fahrenheit per hour. How long will it take for the temperature to reach -4.5 Fahrenheit?
• Is right triangle
One angle of the triangle is 36° and the remaining two are in the ratio 3:5. Determine whether triangle is a rectangular triangle.
• Climb in percentage
The height difference between points A and B is 475 m. Calculate the percentage of route climbing if the horizontal distance places A, B is 7.4 km.
• 100 %
How much is 100%, if 17 % is 1169?

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