# Basic functions - math word problems

- Cakes

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? - Three monks

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 - BTC bubble

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. - Rectangle

Find the dimensions of the rectangle, whose perimeter is 108 cm and the length is 25% larger than the width. - Backpack

Large backpack cost CZK 1352, little is 35% cheaper. How much we paid for 5 large and 2 small backpacks? - Sale off

Product cost 95 euros before sale off. After sale off cost 74 euros and 10 cents. About what percentage of produt became cheaper? - Distilled water

Sea water contains 5% salt. How many distilled water should be pour to 40 kg of sea water so that the salt content is 2%. How many kilograms of 2% of sea water we get? - VAT on books

The cost of a book in the store is 12.5 euros. How much euros is the VAT of this book? VAT is 10%. - The door

The door to the apartment has a height 2 m and a width 80 cm. Calculate how many cm of sealing tape is needed to seal them. Will there be enough packaging in which there are 5 m tape (write 0 = no, 1 = yes)? - Summerjobs

The agency give summerjobs for 2352 students in 2018. The eighth was high-school students, the rest was undergraduates. How many undergraduates works via agency in 2018? - Contract

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? - Workers

9 workers dig a canal 120 meters long for eight hours. For how long would be dig five workers canal 200 meters long? - Three workers

Three workers got paid for work. First earn € 50, the second € 100 and third € 60. For further work should receive together € 735. How do you divide that amount in order to be distributed in the same proportion as the first job? - Price saleoff

Shoes standing y euros. At first they were discounted by 12% and then 50% of the new amount. After this double cheapening the cost was exactly 22 euros. Determine the original price of shoes. - Alcohol mixture

Three liters of 96 percent alcohol we set up a certain amount of distilled water to form a 54-percent alcohol. How many liters of distilled water were used? - Two monuments

The distance between two historical monuments on a map with a scale of 1: 500000 is 48 mm. Find the actual distance between these monuments in km. - Liquid soap

Liquid soap lasted two weeks to one member of the family. How many days will last, if it use: a) two members b) 4 members c) seven members? - Italian writer

There were 17 children in the barracks with an Italian writer. 6 children ordered a book in an Italian original and 12 children in the translation. How many children ordered a book in both languages if the three children did not order it? - Unknown amount of money

Damian and Denis split an unknown amount in the ratio of 5:4 . Damian got six euros more than Denis. Calculate an unknown amount. Determine how much money got Damian and how Denis. - Comparing salaries

Spouses compared salaries. Mrs. Janka found that a 20% higher salary than Mr Jaroslav. Together earned € 1,430. How much they earn each of them?

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