Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Final price
    sale The book with the original price of CZK 850 was reduced by 20%. In a week, it was raised by 20% of the new price. Find the final price of the book. How much percents of the original price of the book is the final price?
  • Mushrooms
    hriby Fresh mushrooms contain 88% water, dried 14% water. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms should be collected to get 3 kg of dried?
  • Workers
    zamkova_dlazba Ten workers must pave road street for 22 working days. After four days were for speeding up work added two more workers. a) After how many work days now workers completes the paved road? b) How many working days it took a total paved road?
  • Two cities
    cars_30 The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B?
  • Monty Hall
    Monty_open_door Suppose you're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three doors: Behind one door is a car; behind the others, goats. You pick a door, say No. 1, and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another door, say No. 3, which has a goat. Wh
  • Map scale
    garden_5 Garden has on plan on a scale of 1: 150 width 22 cm and length 35 cm. What is the real area of the garden?
  • Sea on the Moon
    ship_on_moon Assume that the Moon has sea, the same composition as on the Earth (has same density of salt water). Calculate dive of boat floating in the sea on the Moon, when on Earth has dive 3.6 m. Consider that the Moon has 6.5-times smaller gravitational accelerat
  • Mushrooms
    huby Fresh mushrooms contain 94% water, dried 14%. How many kg of fresh mushrooms is needed to collect to get 10 kg dried?
  • Statue
    michelangelo On the pedestal high 4 m is statue 2.7 m high. At what distance from the statue must observer stand to see it in maximum viewing angle? Distance from the eye of the observer from the ground is 1.7 m.
  • Present value
    exp_growth A bank loans a family $90,000 at 4.5% annual interest rate to purchase a house. The family agrees to pay the loan off by making monthly payments over a 15 year period. How much should the monthly payment be in order to pay off the debt in 15 years?
  • Candies
    bonbons_9 There are red, blue and green candies in bad. Red to green is in 6:11 ratio and blue to red in a 7: 5 ratio. In what proportion are blue to green candies?
  • Summer camp
    camp_summer Out of the 180 students at a summer camp, 72 signed up for canoeing. Twenty-three students signed up for trekking, and 13 of those students also signed up for canoeing. Use a two-way table to organize the information and answer the following question: App
  • Sisters
    cycle Sisters Zuzka Lenka and Vierka has save for a new bike. Zuzka save € 90, Lenka save € 90 and Vierka save € 82. Missing 30% gave them their mother. What is the price of the bike?
  • Aircraft angines
    aircraft-02 The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  • Garden
    zahon_4 Rectangular garden 31 meters 40 centimeters long and 20m30cm wide adjacent with the shorter side with another (fenced) garden and on one longest side is 1 meter wide gate. How many meters of fence is needed to buy? (Estimate, calculate, verify a test calc
  • Observer
    ohrada The observer sees a straight fence 100 m long in 30° view angle. From one end of the fence is 102 m. How far is it from another end of the fence?
  • Two pipes
    roura_1 How long will the pool be filled with a double supply pipe if it takes the pool to fill the first pipe by 4 hours longer and the second pipe 9 hours longer than both pipes open at the same time?
  • Rectangle area
    rectangles_5 The length of a rectangle of x units is increased by 10% and its width of y units is increased by 15%. What is the ratio of the area of the old rectangle to the area if the new rectangle?
  • Great Wall of China
    china_wall Great Wall of China is long 8880 km. Historically valuable however is only 30% of its length. What amount of insurance pays the Peoples Republic of China a month for this monument, if the insurance company charges $ 10 per year per kilometer of historic s
  • Employees
    penize_49 The company employs 1 440 employees (men and women). For over-average results, the premiums were 18.75% of all men and 22.5% of all women. 20% of employees were rewarded with premiums. How many men and how many women are employed in the company?

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