# Basic functions - math word problems

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- Forth and back

Car goes from point A to point B at speed 78 km/h and back at 82 km/h. If went there and back at speed 81 km/h journey would take five minutes less. What is the distance between points A and B? - Acid solution

By adding 250 grams of a 96% solution of sulfuric acid to its 3% solution its initial concentration was changed to 25%. How many grams of 3% of the acid were used for dilution? - Segment in a triangle

In a triangle ABC with the side/AB/ = 24 cm is constructed middle segment/DE/ = 18 cm parallel to the side AB at a distance 1 cm from AB. Calculate the height of the triangle ABC to side AB. - Cages

Honza had three cages (black, silver, gold) and three animals (guinea pig, rat and puppy). There was one animal in each cage. The golden cage stood to the left of the black cage. The silver cage stood on the right of the guinea pig cage. The rat was in th - Bouquet

Gardener tying bouquet of flowers for 8 and none was left. Then he found that he could tying bouquet of 6 flowers and also none was left. How many have gardener flowers (minimum and maximum) if they had between 50 and 100 flowers? - Future of libraries

You know that thanks to the Internet, electronic communications and developing online resources on the Internet annually declining number of traditional readership by 17%. These deal is irreversible evolutionary shift from old books from libraries to imme - Bronze medal

To produce 1 kg of bronze must be 0.95 kg copper, 0.04 kg of tin, 0.01 kg zinc. The bronze medal has a weight of 8.5 g. How much copper, tin and zinc does medal have? - Roof 8

How many liters of air are under the roof of tower which has the shape of a regular six-sided pyramid with a 3,6-meter-long bottom edge and a 2,5-meter height? Calculate the supporting columns occupy about 7% of the volume under the roof. - Saving 9

An amount if $ 2000 is invested at an interest of 5% per month. if $ 200 is added at the beginning of each successive month but no withdrawals. Give an expression for the value accumulated after n months. After how many months will the amount have accumul - Foot in bus

It was 102 people on the bus. 28 girls had two dogs. A 11 girls had one dog. At the next stop seceded 5 dogs (even with their owners). They got two boys together with three dogs. The bus drove one driver. How many foot were in bus? - Harvesters

The first harvester will harvest the grain from the field in 20 hours, the second, the more powerful in 10 hours. How long will take harvest this field by both harvesters, if the second harvester has to be set up first and this takes 2 hours? The first ha - Water in vegetables

Tomatoes in the store contain 99% water. After being transported to the shop, they were slightly dried and contained only 98% of water. How many kgs of tomatoes are in the store if there were 300 kg in stock?` - 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? - Probability - tickets

What is the probability when you have 25 tickets in 5000 that you not wins the first (one) prize? - Trees in alley

There are four trees in the alley between which the distances are 35m, 15m and 95m. Trees must be laid in the spaces so that the distance is the same and the maximum. How many trees will they put in and what will be the distance between them? - To the cinema

Jane at 8 am got message that all 1093 school pupils will go to the cinema. Within 20 min she said it to the three friends. Each of them again for 20 minutes said to the other three. In this way the message spread further. At what time all the children in - Painting

The room is long 50 meters and wide 60dm and 300 cm high. Calculate how much it will cost painting if area of windows and doors is 15% of the total area. One square meter cost 50cents. - Garage

There are two laths in the garage opposite one another: one 2 meters long and the second 3 meters long. They fall against each other and stay against the opposite walls of the garage and both laths cross 70 cm above the garage floor. How wide is the garag - Pupil age

I am a pupil of the primary school, I spent 1/4 of my age on the exercise of parents with children, 1/3 on drawing, 1/6 on flute. I did not have a ring for the first three years of my life and never went to two rings at once. How old am I? - Ratio

Alena collected 7.8 kg of blueberries, 2.6 kg of blackberries, and 3.9 kg of cranberries. Express the ratio in the smallest natural numbers in this order.

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