Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Gasoline consumption Skoda MB
    Skoda_120 Consumption of cars for 100 km is 6.6 liters of gasoline 1 liter of gasoline costs € 1.274. How many euro grandfather spent when the car travelled 321 km.
  2. Salad
    salát We need two tenths kg of a carrot, one tenth of peas and three tenths of of tomatoes to make salad. Express the fraction of the weight of the vegetables to be salad. Convert the result to grams.
  3. Cupcakes
    cakes In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.
  4. Gasoline
    fuel_3 For nearly full tank of 40 liters of gasoline chauffeur paid 54 euros. How many euros it will cost to go 250 km long if the car has an average fuel consumption 7 liters per 100 kilometers?
  5. Right triangles
    PT How many right triangles we can construct from line segments 3,4,5,6,8,10,12,13,15,17 cm long? (Do not forget to the triangle inequality).
  6. Painting
    malovka The room is long 50 meters and wide 60dm and 300 cm high. Calculate how much it will cost painting if area of windows and doors is 15% of the total area. One square meter cost 50cents.
  7. Dealer
    canon Dealer sell digital camera for € 474. Thirty percent of the price was his profit. After some time, decreased interest in selling the camera and therefore reduce its sales price by 11 %. How many percent of the new price now is dealer's profit? Round the
  8. Concentration
    hcl_1 How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%?
  9. Odd numbers
    friends4_2 The sum of four consecutive odd numbers is 1048. Find those numbers ...
  10. Three friends
    oriental The three friends spent 600 KC in a teahouse. Thomas paid twice as much as Paul. Paul a half less than Zdeněk. How many each paid?
  11. Sum and rounding
    numbers_14 I know two numbers whose sum is 20. When they each round and then added together I get the 30. What are this numbers?
  12. Dried apples
    jablka_2 How many kilograms of fresh apples id needed to 120 kg of dried apples when from 0.4 tons of fresh apples we get 75 kg of dried apples?
  13. Real estate
    house Residential house has three entrances numbered by odd numbers arithmetic progression. The sum of the two numbers on the corner entrances is 50. Calculate the highest of this three numbers.
  14. Normal Distribution
    normal_d At one college, GPA's are normally distributed with a mean of 3.1 and a standard deviation of 0.4. What percentage of students at the college have a GPA between 2.7 and 3.5?
  15. Spheres in sphere
    Spheres_in_sphere How many spheres with a radius of 15 cm can fits into the larger sphere with a radius of 150 cm?
  16. Four swords
    fight 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?
  17. Freezer
    mraznicka The freezer has the shape of a cuboid with internal dimensions of 12 cm, 10 cm, 30 cm. A layer of ice of 23 mm thick was formed on the inner walls (and on the opening) of the freezer. How many liters of water will drain if we dispose the freezer?
  18. Enrollment
    enrollment The enrollment at a local college increased 4% over last year's enrollment of 8548. Find the increase in enrollment (x1) and the current enrollment (x2).
  19. Gasoline
    kanyster 35 l of gasoline is to be divided into four canisters so that in the third canister was 5 l less than the first canister, the fourth canister 10 l more than in the third canister and the second canister half what in the first canister. How many liters of.
  20. Women
    smajlik In an company of 1050 employees are 2/3 women. How many women work in the company?

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