# Basic functions - math word problems

- Equilateral triangle

A square is inscribed into an equilateral triangle with a side of 10 cm. Calculate the length of the square side. - 3 children

3 children had to divide 4 pounds is candy. How much candy did each child get? - Parcel 4

To send a parcel by messenger within city limits costs 60 cents for the first pound and 48 cents for each additional pound. What is the cost, in cents, of sending a parcel weighing p=4 pounds? - Cube, cuboid, and sphere

Volumes of a cube and a cuboid are in ratio 3: 2. Volumes of sphere and cuboid are in ratio 1: 3. In what ratio are the volumes of cube, cuboid, and sphere? - Class alphabet

All 29 pupils in the class are written in a class by alphabet. The number of pupils enrolled before Paul is three times higher than the number of pupils behind him. Calculate how many pupils are enrolled after Paul. - Transformer

Solve the textbook problems - transformer: a) N1 = 40, N2 = 80, U2 = 80 V, U1 =? b) N1 = 400, U1 = 200 V, U2 = 50 V, N2 =? - The ball

The ball was discounted by 10 percent and then again by 30 percent. How many percent of the original price is now? - Interior designer

To make draperies an interior designer needs 11 1/4 yards of material for the den and 8 1/2 yards for the living room. If material comes only in 20 yard bolts, how much will be left over after completing both sets of draperies? - Snowman 3

During the last winter carnival, the local college students built a 30- foot snowman out of 109 tons of snow. How much snow will be needed to build a 36- foot snowman this year? - Fruit tea

Tea contains 7% of fruit components and 12% of sugar in this component. How many percents of sugar is represented in the whole tea? - Together

Grandfather, father, and son are carpenters. They decided to make a wardrobe. Father produces it for 12 hours, his son for 15 hours, and grandfather for 10 hours. How long will they make it together? - Endless lego set

The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. They - The perimeter

The perimeter of equilateral △PQR is 12. The perimeter of regular hexagon STUVWX is also 12. What is the ratio of the area of △PQR to the area of STUVWX? - Sick

Six seamstresses should make 60 shirts in five business days. After three days two seamstresses were sick. How many days have the remaining seamstresses to finish contract? - Two friends

Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin. - Classroom

Of the 26 pupils in the classroom, 12 boys and 14 girls, four representatives are picked to the odds of being: a) all the girls b) three girls and one boy c) there will be at least two boys - Gasoline tank 2

A gasoline tank is 1/6 full. When 25 liters of gasoline were added, it became 3/4 full. How many liters more is needed to fill it? Show your solution. - Candy and boxes

We have some number of candy and empty boxes. When we put candies in boxes of ten, there will be 2 candies and 8 empty boxes left, when of eight, there will be 6 candies and 3 boxes left. How many candy and empty boxes left when we put candies in boxes of. - Supermarket 2

A supermarket had a buko pie sale. In the morning 2/3 of the pies were sold and in the afternoon 1/6 of the pies were sold. If 150 pies were left, how many pies had been sold? Show your solution. - Two rectangles

I cut out two rectangles with 54 cm², 90 cm². Their sides are expressed in whole centimeters. If I put these rectangles together I get a rectangle with an area of 144 cm^{2}. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calcu

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