Basic functions - math word problems

  1. 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?
  2. Bag
    taska Nelly found interesting point. An empty bag weighs 4 kg less than full. And empty bag is 5 times easier than full. How many kg weigh things in this bag?
  3. Crocuses
    kvetinky The garden grow daffodils, crocuses and roses. 1400 daffodils, crocuses is 462 more and roses is 156 more than crocuses. How many are all the flowers in the garden?
  4. Bicycle
    cestny_bicyk The bicycle pedal gear has 36 teeth, the rear gear wheel has 10 teeth. How many times turns rear wheel, when pedal wheel turns 120x?
  5. Cylinder
    cylinder_6 In a 1-meter diameter cylinder is 1413 liters of water, which is 60% of the cylinder. Calculate the cylinder height in meters, do not write the units. The resulting value round and write as an integer.
  6. 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?
  7. Difference of two number
    squares2_6 The difference of two numbers is 20. They are positive integers greater than zero. The first number raised to one-half equals the second number. Determine the two numbers.
  8. Friends
    Auticka James and Jaroslav are friends. Together they had 48 toy cars. But if John took 8 cars from Jaroslav, Jaroslav will be have 1.5 times more toy cars than James. How many toy cars had Jaroslav and James?
  9. Summer camp
    camp_summer Out of the 180 students at a summer camp, 72 signed up for canoeing. Twenty-three students signed up for trekking, and 13 of those students also signed up for canoeing. Use a two-way table to organize the information and answer the following question: A
  10. Inscribed sphere
    ball-in-cube How many % of the volume of the cube whose edge is 6 meters long is a volume of a sphere inscribed in that cube?
  11. Sawmill factory
    rj Peter works in the factory. The bus stop is 10 km from the factory. Therefore, always when the bus arrives for Peter, the driver leaves factory and takes him to work. They are coming at the saw exactly at 8:00. Today the bus arrived 11 minutes earlier and.
  12. Workers
    okno2_1 Group of workers washing half of the windows of the building in two hours. How long will take half the workers wash all the windows of the building?
  13. Permutations without repetition
    permutations_3 From how many elements we can create 720 permutations without repetition?
  14. Six on dice
    dices2_1 What is the probability that when throwing two dice will fall at least one six?
  15. Alcohol
    metaxa How many cubic centimeters of 96% alcohol is needed to obtain 0.75 liter of 40% alcohol?
  16. Cakes
    cookies_1 On the bowl were a few cakes. Jane ate one-third of them, Dana ate a quarter of those cakes that remained. a) What part (of the original number of cakes) Dana ate? b) At least how many cakes could be (initially) on thebowl?
  17. Three monks
    Bible Three medieval monks has task to copy 600 pages of the Bible. One rewrites in three days 1 page, second in 2 days 3 pages and a third in 4 days 2 sides. Calculate for how many days and what day the monks will have copied whole Bible when they begin Wednesd
  18. BTC bubble
    btc_2 One of the world's experts in bubbles -- Prof. Robert Shiller, a Yale economist -- said Bitcoin "was an amazing example of a bubble" back in 2014. If you exchange fiat US dollar $100 to BTC in 2010, now in 2017 have value of 72.9 millions dollars. Find.
  19. Rectangle
    rectangles_11 Find the dimensions of the rectangle, whose perimeter is 108 cm and the length is 25% larger than the width.
  20. Backpack
    batoh_1 Large backpack cost CZK 1352, little is 35% cheaper. How much we paid for 5 large and 2 small backpacks?

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