Equation - math word problems

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  • Together
    workers_23 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?
  • Former price
    books The price of an article is cut by 10%, to restore it to the former value, by what percent the new price must be increased?
  • Reciprocal equation 2
    parabola2 Solve this equation: x + 5/x - 6 = 4/11
  • Linear function
    intersection_fn_1 What is the equation of linear function passing through points: a) A (0,3), B (3,0) b) A (-2,-6), B (3,4)
  • MG=7x-15,
    segment_6 MG=7x-15, FG=33, x=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown x.
  • Find radius
    numbers_49 Find radius of circle using pythagorean theorem where a=9, b=r, c= 6+r
  • Grandmother
    car_33 Mom walked out to visit her grandmother in a neighboring village 5km away and moved at a speed of 4km/h. An hour later, father drove down the same road at an average speed of 64km/h. 1) How long will take to catch mom die? 2) What is the approximate dista
  • Rectangles
    rectangles_1 Vladimir likes to draw rectangles. Yesterday he created all rectangles that had sides in centimeters and a circumference of 18 cm. How many rectangles of different dimensions have been drawn?
  • Together m+w
    workers Women 30%. Men are 360 more. How many are together?
  • Equation
    fractions Find x: x + 1/2 = 1/3
  • Tea mixture
    tea_1 Of the two sort of tea at a price of 180 CZK/kg and 240 CZK/kg we make a mixture 12 kg that should be prepared at a price of 200 CZK / kg. How many kilos of each sort of tea will we need to be mixed?
  • Carla
    family Carla is 5 years old and Jim is 13 years younger than Peter. One year ago, Peter’s age was twice the sum of Carla’s and Jim’s age. Find the present age of each one of them.
  • Bicycle gears
    rear_wheel_sprocket_cassette The toothed wheel on the bicycle pedal has 40 teeth, the wheel on the rear wheel has only 16 teeth. How many times does the rear wheel turn if the pedals rotate 50 times?
  • Tributaries
    inlets The pool can be filled with two different tributaries. The first inflow would fill the pool in 18 hours, both in 6 hours. How many hours would the pool filled with a second inflow?
  • Unknown number
    fractions_6 I think the number - its sixth is 3 smaller than its third.
  • Christmas or Easter
    stromcek Please calculate this example by the Venn equation. They asked 73 students whether they like Christmas or Easter. 34 of them like one of the holidays. 39 loves Easter. There are twice as many students who wish both holidays than those who only love Easter
  • 1st drug
    pirule First drug pack has an active ingredient ratio of L1: L2 = 2: 1 Second drug pack have a ratio of active ingredients L1: L2 = 1: 3 In which ratio do we have to mix the two packages so that the ratio of substances L1: L2 = 1: 2?
  • The price
    map_16 The price of the land increased by 17%. What was the original price of the land if it now costs 46800 €?
  • Gasoline-oil ratio
    fuel-pump The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, which is 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and how much of the gasoline-oil mix do we
  • Unknown number
    zlomky_19 I think the number. I'll reduce it to its one-third. The result is then increased by one-third, and I get the number 12.

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