# Basic functions - math word problems

- Volume of wood

Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p? - Growth of wood

The annual growth of wood in the forest is estimated at 2%. In how many years will make the forest volume double? - Percents from percent

How much is 13% of 20% of 500 greater than 8% of 14% of 200? - The university

At a certain university, 25% of students are in the business faculty. Of the students in the business faculty, 66% are males. However, only 52% of all students at the university are male. a. What is the probability that a student selected at random in t - Lemonade

Iva added one liter of 100% fruit juice to 3 liters of water. She left two liters of it for Alice and Beata. She added two more liters of water to the remain two liters of lemonade and offered it to other friends. a. What percentage of juice did Alena an - Aircraft angines

The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour - Reward

Janko and Peter divided the reward from the brigade so that Peter got 5/8 of the reward. What percentage of Janko's reward got? - Mortage hypo loan

The Jonáš family decided to buy an older apartment, which cost EUR 30,000. They found EUR 17,000 and took the loan with the bank for the remaining amount. What interest did they receive if they repay this amount for 15 years at EUR 120 per month? - Worker's performance

15 workers paint 180 m fence in 3 days. In how many days will 9 workers paint a 360 m fence? We assume that each worker have the same, constant and unchangeable performance. - Marlon

Marlon drew a scale drawing of a summer camp. In real life, the sand volleyball court is 8 meters wide. It is 4 centimeters wide in the drawing. What is the drawing's scale factor? Simplify your answer and write it as a ratio, using a colon. - Water container

The cube-shaped container is filled to two-thirds of its height. If we pour 18 liters, it will be filled to three-fifths of the height. What is the volume of the whole container? - Alcohol mixing

How much 64% of the alcohol must be poured into 6 liters of 85% alcohol to produce 79% alcohol? - Profitable company

Three businessman decide to open up their own company. They agree to distribute the yearly profits made in the same ratio as their initial investments. They invest R 50 000, R 75 000 and R25 000, respectively. The profit made by the company in the first y - Fast tourists

If three tourists pass the route in 5 hours, how long will the same route take six equally fast tourists? - The bakery

The bakery baked 325 cakes from 25kg flour. How many kg of flour do they need to bake 195 pieces of such cakes? - Altitude difference

What a climb in per mille of the hill long 4 km and the altitude difference is 6 meters? - Hiking trail

The newly built hiking trail leads 25% through the field, 3/8 of the trail leads through the forest and the remaining 9 km along the river. How long is the train? - Magnitude of angle

What magnitude has an obtuse angle enclosed by the hands of clocks at 12:20 hours? - Nádoba

Nádoba tvaru kostky je naplněna vodou do poloviny své výšky. Pokud dolijeme 20 l vody, bude nádoba naplněna do tří čtvrtin své výšky. Jaký je objem celé nádoby? - Vegetable meal

The cook was doing meal - in ratio 4: 3: 1 mix tomatoes: pepper: onion. Onions were 5 kg less than peppers. How many kgs of tomatoes did he need to prepare the meal?

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