# Basic functions - math word problems

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• AMSL and skiing
Tomas skis from point A (3200m above sea level to place B. Hill has 20% descent. The horizontal distance between the start and finish is 2,5km. At what altitude is point B?
• Eight chairs
There are eight chairs by the table and one more child sitting on each one. There are two times more girls than boys. How many girls and how many boys can there be?
• Babysitting
The amount that Susan charges per hour for babysitting are directly proportional to the number of children she is watching. She charges \$4.50 for 3 kids. How much would she charge to babysit 5 kids?
• Team
The football team has 11 players. Their average age is 20 years. During the match due to injury, one player withdraws and the average age of the team is 18. How old was injured player?
• Car
Car travels 1/3 of the trip on the first day, second day 2/5 of the trip and left even 340 km for next days. How long is the trip?
• Alcohol
6l 48% alcohol, how much 52% alcohol must be added to give 50% alcohol?
• Unknown number 16
My number's tens is three times more then ones My number's ones is twice the number of thousands and my number's hundreds is half the number of of tens. I have two ones. which number am I?
• Cllub flag
The children had the club flag sewn on. The red color covered 2/20 of the total area of the flag, the blue area a fifth, the yellow 19% of the total area. What% is the green area occupied?
• Buttons
Shirt has 6 buttons, blouse has 4 buttons. All buttons are 176. Shirts and blouses are together 36. How many are the shirts and blouses?
• Elections
The elections attended a total 4818 voters. First day 39 men more than women, the second day 21 women more than men. How many women attended elections?
• 3 cats
3 cats eat 3 mice in 3 days. How many mice will eat 10 cats in 10 days?
• Four swords
Obelix has three helmets, four swords and five shields. How many swords must make at the blacksmith forge Metallurgix to be able to walk another 90 days in unique armor?
• Mary
Mary is 12 years old, which is 40% of the age of her mother. How many percent of her mother's age will Mary have after the next 12 years?
• Alarm systems
What is the probability that at least one alarm system will signal the theft of a motor vehicle when the efficiency of the first system is 90% and of the independent second system 80%?
• Scale factor
A prism with a volume of 1458 mm3 is scaled down to a volume of 16mm3. What is the scale factor in fraction form?
• Iron pole
The iron pole is in the ground 2/5 of its length, partly above the ground 1/3 is yellow, and the unpainted section is 6 m long. How long is the entire column?
• Plums
In the bag was to total 136 plums. Igor took 3 plums and Mary took 4/7 from the rest. How many plums remained in the bag?
• Washing machine
The price of washing machine was decreased by 21% and then by 55 € due small sales. After two price decreases cost € 343. How much was originally cost?
• Glasses
There are 36 pupils in the class. Nine girls wear glasses. Boys with glasses are five less than girls without glasses. Boys without glasses are two times more than girls without glasses. How many boys and how many girls?
• The perimeter
The perimeter of equilateral △PQR is 12. The perimeter of regular hexagon STUVWX is also 12. What is the ratio of the area of △PQR to the area of STUVWX?

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