# Basic functions - math word problems

- Points on line segment

Points P & Q belong to segment AB. If AB=a, AP = 2PQ = 2QB, find the distance: between point A and the midpoint of the segment QB. - Interior designer

To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies? - Is right triangle

Decide if the triangle XYZ is rectangular: x = 4 m, y = 6 m, z = 4 m - Sugar 9

150 kg of sugar beet yields 24 kg of sugar. From how many tons of sugar beet can be obtained three tons of sugar? - Simple equation 3

24 = n • 27, solve for n - Spending

If spends 25% of my net pay of $922.28 on entertainment. How much money is that? - Chicks

How many chicks were hatched from 4500 eggs, when an average of 100 eggs hatched 87 chicks? - Kilo candy

One kilogram of chocolate candy cost 10 euros. Kate buys 250 grams and had the 8 pack of candy. How much does cost one bonbon? - Cargo load

How many products weighing 12.5 kg can be loaded on a cargo car with a load of 1.5 t to load two-thirds? - VAT on books

The cost of a book in the store is 12.5 euros. How much euros is the VAT of this book? VAT is 10%. - Exponential equation

Solve for x: (4^x):0,5=2/64. - Line segment

Cut a line segment of 15 cm into two line segments so that their lengths are in ratio 2:1. What length will each have? - Finding the base

Find unknown base of percent: 12.5 percent of what = 16 ? - Cooling liquid

Cooling liquid is diluted with water in a ratio of 3:2 (3 parts by volume of coolant with 2 volumes of water). How many volumes of coolant must be prepared for a total 0.7 dm^{3}(liters) of the mixture? - Image reduction

To say that I am mathematically challenged is a gross understatement! I'm trying to help my friend determine how to calculate percentages of reduction or enlargement for a quilt pattern. She is creating a drawing of a cute picture which will become a pi - Ten fractions

Write ten fractions between 1/3 and 2/3 - Kaufland sales-off

As a rule the goods to the approaching end consumption in Kaufland three days before the end of the consumption to 30% off and one day before the end of the consumption to 50% discounts. Sometimes however the seller has been mistaken and the second discou - Snowman 3

During the last winter carnival, the local college students built a 30- foot snowman out of 109 tons of snow. How much snow will be needed to build a 36- foot snowman this year? - Debt

Joe and Caryl have a debt of $100,500. Joe makes $90,000 per year, and Caryl makes $35,000 per year. How much should both pay to zero out the debt fairly, based on their salaries? - Six on dice

What is the probability that when throwing two dice will fall at least one six?

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