Basic functions - math word problems

  1. PC disks
    diskette Peter has 45 disks in three colors. One-fifth of the disks are blue, red are twice more than the white. How much is blue, red and white disks?
  2. Vintner
    wine How high can vintner fill keg with crushed red grapes if these grapes occupy a volume of 20 percent? Keg is cylindrical with a diameter of the base 1 m and a volume 9.42 hl. Start from the premise that says that fermentation will fill the keg (the number
  3. Sum of three numbers
    bulb2_4 The sum of three numbers from which second number is 20% smaller than the first number and the third number is 25% smaller than the second number is 96. Determine this numbers.
  4. Copper parts
    bulb2_3 From copper cast were made 3 parts. At first consumed one third of casting, the second 2/3 of rest and the third weighed 18 kg. What is the weight of original copper cast?
  5. Four friends
    money_10 Four friends shared the money. Vasek got 1/4 of the total amount. Tonda received 1/3 of the rest of the money, Joe got a half from the second residue and Jirka left 80. How much money get together?
  6. Steps
    most Patrick step is 65 cm long and his dad step is 10 cm longer. Dad goes bridge in 52 steps. How many steps will go the same bridge by Patrick?
  7. Sugar
    repa_1 From 3 tons of sugar beet was produced 480 kg of sugar. How many tons of sugar was produced from 17.5 tons of sugar beet?
  8. Reward
    percents_4 Three workers have shared a common reward 13110 CZK follows: first worker got 35% less than the second and third worker got 20% more than the second worker. How much got each worker?
  9. Good swimmer
    plavec Good swimmer swims 23 m distance with ten shots. With how many shots he swim to an island located 81 m if still swims at the same speed?
  10. Price increase 2x
    percents_3 If two consecutive times we increase the price of the product by 20%, how many % is higher final price than the original?
  11. Contract
    clocks_5 8 employees complete the contract for 65 hours. After 17 hours, 3 employees had to leave for another job. How many more hours will the job on contract be fulfilled?
  12. Horizontal Cylindrical Segment
    cylinder_horiz How much fuel is in the tank of horizontal cylindrical segment with a length 10m, width of level 1 meter and level is 0.2 meters below the upper side of the tank?
  13. Charles Bridge
    k_most Charles Bridge was 15 times older than Frantův bridge from 1900 in 1931. How old is the Charles Bridge?
  14. Equation with x
    eq2_3 Solve the following equation: 2x- (8x + 1) - (x + 2) / 5 = 9
  15. Competition
    sutaz 15 boys and 10 girls are in the class. On school competition of them is selected 6-member team composed of 4 boys and 2 girls. How many ways can we select students?
  16. 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?
  17. Hall
    zamkova_dlazba_3 Rectangular hall will have pave by square tiles with a side length 15 cm. The hall has length 18 meters and width 3 m. How many tiles need to buy if 2 percent of the amount is disrupted during the work?
  18. Czech crowns
    penize_5 Oldrich has one crown. Peter has five crowns coin, a two crown coin and a one-crown coin. Radek has twenty-crown banknote, ten banknote and five-crown coin. The boys got one fifty-one crown and one crown coin. How can they share the money fairly when they
  19. Class
    children_2 In a class are 32 pupils. Of these are 8 boys. What percentage of girls are in the class?
  20. Series and sequences
    seq_sum Find a fraction equivalent to the recurring decimal? 0.435643564356

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