Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Average age
    candles_1 The company of five people has an average age of 46 years. The average age of the first four is 43 years. How many years has the fifth member of this company?
  • Carpenter
    stolar You want to cut long board into smaller pieces. Carpenter said that one cut of the board into two pieces will cost you 70 cents. But you need to cut the board into 9 parts. How much you pay?
  • Dog price
    dog Tereza agreed to get a dog and 6000 crowns a year for help in a dachshund breeding station. After eight months she had to finish work and got a dog and 2000 crowns. What price does a dog have?
  • Rectangle
    rectangles_11 Find the dimensions of the rectangle, whose perimeter is 108 cm and the length is 25% larger than the width.
  • James
    nine James paints a fence. If every day instead of 14 planks painted 16 would be done on one day earlier. How many of planks has a fence altogether?
  • Unknown number 24
    ctverce I think the number: a - is the same as the square area that has the 12th circumfence. What is this number? b - its half is 7 times bigger than its quarter. Is this the number?
  • Class
    absenciaSms In 7.C clss are 10 girls and 20 boys. Yesterday was missing 20% of girls and 50% boys. What percentage of students missing?
  • Summands
    numbers_2 We want to split the number 110 into three summands so that the first and the second summand are in the ratio 4: 5, and the third with the first are in ratio 7: 3. Calculate the smallest of the summands.
  • Throw
    dices6_1 We throw 2 times with 2 dices. What is the probability that the first roll will fall more than sum of 9 and the second throw have sum 3 or does not have the sum 4?
  • All use computer
    workers It is reported that 72% of working women use computers at work. Choose 3 women at random, find the probability that all 3 women use a computer in their jobs.
  • Pizza
    pizza Three siblings ordered one pizza. Miška ate a quarter of the whole pizza. Lenka ate a third of the rest and Patrik ate half of what Lenka had left. They had the rest packed up. How much of the pizza did they pack? Write the result as a fraction.
  • Lathe
    sustruh 95% of the components manufactured on the lathe comply with the standard, of which 80% of the components are first-class. How likely can we expect a manufactured part to be first class?
  • Sphere and cone
    cone_in_sphere Within the sphere of radius G = 33 cm inscribe the cone with the largest volume. What is that volume, and what are the dimensions of the cone?
  • Enterprise
    podniky_socik The value of annual production enterprise is 7.1 million USD. The average annual growth rate is 1.5%. What will be value of production at the end of the fifth year?
  • Work
    dlazba.pg 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?
  • Trip to a city
    vylet Lin wants to save $75 for a trip to the city. If she has saved $37.50 so far, what percentage of her goal has she saved? What percentage remains?
  • Three machines
    rozvrh_1 The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
  • Apples 14
    jablka_16 Maya bought 18 apples. She used 50% of the apples to make apple pies and 1/3 of the apples was mixed with other fruits to make salad. How many apples were left?
  • The tourist
    tourist The tourist traveled 78km in 3 hours. Part of the journey went on foot at 6km/h, the rest of the trip by bus at 30km/h. How long did he walk?
  • Tractors
    tractor_2 Six tractors plowing the field for 8 days. After two days, two tractors broke down. How many days were prolonged work in the field?

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