Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Driver
    cargo_truck_4 The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s?
  • Trio ratio
    minca Hans, Alena and Thomas have a total of 740 USD. Hans and Alena split in the ratio 5: 6 and Alena and Thomas in the ratio 4: 5. How much will everyone get?
  • Thales
    tales Thales is 1 m from the hole. The eyes are 150 cm above the ground and look into the hole with a diameter of 120 cm as shown. Calculate the depth of the hole.
  • Table 3x3
    3x3 Table with numbers 3x3 in the first row 66,24,33 in the second row 57,? 19 in the third row 18,45,60 What number comes ar mark ?. Maybe the numbers: 22,46,45,47
  • Three siblings
    brothers Three siblings have birthday in one day-today. Together they have 35 years today. The youngest is three years younger than middle and the oldest is 5 years older than middle. How old is each?
  • Family
    family_2 Martin has just as brothers as sisters. His sister Jana but has 2 times more brothers than sisters. a) How many children are in this family? b) How many boys and how many girls are in the family?
  • Adam and Ben
    age When Ben is so many years old to Adam today, Adam will be 23 years old. When Adam was as old as Ben, Ben was two years old. How old is today Ben and Adam?
  • Dining questionnaire
    dotaznik In the class of 32 pupils, the class teacher delivered a satisfaction questionnaire to the school canteen. Eleven people have questioned whether they are satisfied with the dining room. The completed questionnaire also included the vote of the class teach
  • Into box
    cubes3_1 How many cubes with an edge of 2.5 cm fit into a box measuring 11.6 cm; 8.9 cm and 13.75 cm?
  • Axial section
    cylinder_cut The axial section of the cylinder has a diagonal 31 cm long, and we know that the area of the side and the base area is in ratio 3:2. Calculate the height and radius of the cylinder base.
  • The store
    carot The store received the same number of cans of peas and corn. The first day sold 10 cans of peas and 166 cans ofcorn so that left 5 times more peas than corn cans. How many cans of each kind were in the store?
  • Boys to girls
    boy_5 The ratio of boys to girls at a party is 3:5. If six more boys arrived and four girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6. How many people were at the party initially?
  • A clock
    clocks2_19 A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
  • Raw meat
    vahy_2 In the school cafeteria for one lunch, they prepare 490 servings of 50 g of boiled meat. Meat loses 30% of its weight by cooking. How many kilograms of raw meat must the school canteen prepare for this lunch to cook?
  • Crates 2
    bedny In 6 crates is 45 kg of apples In  5 crates is equally In 1 in crate is 3 kg more How many kilograms in each crate?
  • Points in space
    roviny There are n points, of which no three lie on one line and no four lies on one plane. How many planes can be guided by these points? How many planes are there if there are five times more than the given points?
  • Remainder
    numbers2_35 A is an arbitrary integer that gives remainder 1 in the division with 6. B is an arbitrary integer that gives remainder 2 the division by. What makes remainder in division by 3 product of numbers A x B ?
  • Rope
    navijak How many meters of rope 10 mm thick will fit on the bobbin diameter of 200 mm and length 350 mm (central mandrel have a diameter 50 mm)?
  • Calories
    fries A large order of McDonald’s french fries has 500 calories. Of this total, 220 calories are from fat. Find the ratio of the calories from fat to total calories in a large order of McDonald’s french fries.
  • Car repair
    cars John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?

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