Basic functions - math word problems

  1. Dividends
    money_21 The three friends divided the win by the invested money. Karlos got three eighths John 320 permille and the rest got Martin. Who got the most and which the least?
  2. 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?
  3. Percents
    percents2_10 How many percents is 900 greater than the number 750?
  4. Rails
    rails 18 m railway weighs 1260 kg. How much weighs 100 m of welded railways?
  5. Content area and percents
    squares_8 Determine what percentage is smaller cube surface, when the surface area of the wall decreases by 25%.
  6. Cacao
    chocholate_2 Cacao contains 34% filling. How many grams of filling are in 130 g cacao.
  7. Cuboid enlargement
    cubes_12 By how many percent increases the volume of cuboid if its every dimension increases by 30%?
  8. Tunnels
    Mysky Mice had built an underground house consisting of chambers and tunnels: • each tunnel leading from the chamber to the chamber (none is blind) • from each chamber lead just three tunnels into three distinct chambers, • from each chamber mice can get to an
  9. Fluid
    nadoby We have vessels containing 7 liters, 5 liters and 2 liters. Largest container is filled with fluid the others empty. Can you only by pouring get 5 liters and two 1 liter of fluid? How many pouring is needed?
  10. Unknown number 7
    percents2_9 16% of the unknown number is by 21 less than unknown number itself. Determine the natural unknown number.
  11. Three children
    chocholate_1 3 children eat 8 chocolates in 6 days. How many chocolates 6 children eat in 18 days?
  12. Z9-I-4
    numbers_30 Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. F
  13. Three friends
    money_19 Three friends divided the profit 104,650 CZK, so that for every 4 CZK, which got the first friend equals 5 crowns for second and for every 9 CZK, which got the second equals 16 CZK for third. Question: Who got the most and how much.
  14. Cancer
    cancer Of the 80 people 50 people ill cancer. What percentage of people isn't ill?
  15. Runner 2
    runner2 Marian run 12 meters in 8 seconds. How far would Marian run for 70 seconds, if still run at the same pace?
  16. Pet store
    fish In a pet store, they are selling out the fish from one aquarium. Ondra wanted half of all fish, but they don't wish cut by hal fany fish he got one more than demanded. Matthew wished the remaining half of the fish, but as Andrew got half the fish more t
  17. Exponential equation
    exp_8 Determine the value of having y in the expression (3^y): (4^-1)=36. Unknown y is a natural number greater than zero.
  18. Raspberries
    maliny_2 Dano had 20 raspberries. John had 90% more raspberries than Dano. Determine how many raspberries have Dano and Juraj together.
  19. Unknown number 5
    hyperbola_2 Daniel think an integer. When he change this number at a ratio of 2:5 he got number 2.8. Determine what number think Daniel.
  20. Kerosine and petrol
    kerosene if 4 litres of petrol containing 15% kerosine are added to another 7 litres of petrol containing 10% kerosine, what percentage of the petrol is kerosine?

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