# Basic functions - math word problems

- Father and daughter

Father is 36 years old, daughter is 20 years less. What will be the ratio between them when they are 10 years more? - Akpan

Akpan spent 3/8 of his time in school during the week. What fraction of his time does he spend at home during the week? - Ages

Father is 36 years old, his daughter is 4 years old. Write down the ratio of the age of father and daughter. In what ratio will the ages of father and daughter after 4 years? - Age ratio

Janko is 14 years old. The age ratio of Janka and Zuzka is 2: 3. What was the ratio seven years ago? - Berry Smoothie

Rory has 5/8 cup of milk. How much milk does she have left after she doubles the recipe of the smoothie? Berry Smoothie: 2 cups strawberries 1 cup blueberries 1/4 cup milk 1 tbsp (tablespoon) sugar 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) lemon juice 1/8 tsp (teaspoon) vanil - Empty and full

An empty can has a mass of 1/6 lb. When it is filled with sand, it has a mass of 7/12 lb. Find the mass of the sand in the can? - Rate 3

A liquid is heated at a rate of 5 degrees Celsius per minute. If the temperature now is at 39 degrees Celsius, after how long will the temperature be 94 degrees Celsius? - Water current

John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle. - Storm and roof

The roof on the building is a cone with a height of 3 meters and a radius equal to half the height of the roof. How many m^{2}of roof need to be repaired if 20% were damaged in a storm? - The bus stop

The bus stop waiting room has the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid 4 m high with a 5 m base edge. Calculate how many m^{2}roofing is required to cover the three walls of the sheathing, taking into account 40% of the additional coverage. - Nitrogen

One bag of urea containing 46 percent nitrogen weighs 25 kg. How many bags have to be purchased for fertilizing a field of 41003 square meters if the nitrogen dose is 50.0 kg per hectare? - 3/8 off

A shirt cost 38.95 How much will you pay for the shirt if it has a discount tag for 3/8 off? Round to the nearest cent - Divide

How many different ways can three people divide 7 pears and 5 apples? - Two accounts

Two accounts in the bank, one per year interest 2%, the second 3%. Total interest income 1900 USD. If interest rates were reversed, the yield would be USD 200 higher. What are the amounts on each account? - Sick days

In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year? - The fastest

The fastest boat can reach speeds more than 710% as fast as the Queen Mary 2. How would you express this number as a fraction and as a decimal? - The ball

The ball has a radius of 2m. What percentage of the surface and volume is another sphere whose radius is 20% larger? - Same force

The trunk of 5m length and 95 kilograms has a center of gravity 2m from the thicker end. The tribe is carried by two men, one at the thicker end. At what distance does the trunk carry a man from the other end to make the same force on it? - Rotaty motion

What is the minimum speed and frequency that we need to rotate with water can in a vertical plane along a circle with a radius of 70 cm to prevent water from spilling? - Fruits

In the shop sell 4 kinds of fruits. How many ways can we buy three pieces of fruit?

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