Equation - math word problems

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  • Two ships
    ship Two ships sailed from Venice - a cargo speed of 10 knots and a ferry speed of 18 knots. At what time will the ferry catch up with the cargo ship if it sailed 10 hours later?
  • Sale off
    percents2_1 Product cost 95 euros before sale off. After sale off cost 74 euros and 10 cents. About what percentage of produt became cheaper?
  • Seven times
    numberline_12 Which number seven times is just as higher as 27, how much is smaller than 29?
  • Equation
    rovnice_3 Solve the equation: 1/2-2/8 = 1/10; Write the result as a decimal number.
  • Poplar
    topole How tall is a poplar by the river, if we know that 1/5 of its total height is a trunk, 1/10th of the height is the root and 35m from the trunk to the top of the poplar?
  • Years
    children_12 Susan is 3 years and as she will be old as Teodor now him will be 11. How old is Teodor today?
  • I think
    numbers_49 I think a number. When I multiply it by five, and after that I subtract 477, I get the same number as if I multiplied it twice. What number do I think?
  • Repair pipe
    workers_39 20 workers had to repair broken pipes in 30 days. After fourteen days, four laborers joined them. How long did the pipe repair work last?
  • Between two bus stops
    bus27 Wanda lives between two bus stops at three-eighths of their distance. He started the house today and found that whether he was running to one or the other stop, he would have arrived at the bus stop. The average bus speed is 60 km/h. What is the average s
  • Prices prices
    textiles The meter of the textille was reduced by CZK 42, so 4 meters of the new price was 20 CZK cheaper than 3 meters of the original price. What was the original and new price of the textille?
  • Apples 5
    apples_7 In six crates are 45 kg of apples. In five crates were the same amounth and in one crate was 3 kg of apples more. How many kg of apples were in each crate?
  • Average age
    candles_1 The company of five people has an average age of 46 years. The average age of the first four is 43 years. How many years has the fifth member of this company?
  • Alfa beta gama
    triangle_6 The triangle's an interior angle beta is 10 degrees greater than the angle alpha and gamma angle is three times larger than the beta. Determine the size of the interior angles.
  • If-then equation
    triangles_10 If 5x - 17 = -x + 7, then x =
  • Birthday
    spice Mother bought 21 desserts on the occasion of Mirka's birthday one tips was 9 CZK and the kremlin cost 12 CZK. For all desserts, she paid 213 CZK. How many kremlins and how many tips mums did buy?
  • Unknown number 6
    bonbons_7 Determine x if 1/6 of x is equal to 2/5 of the number 24.
  • Examination 2
    test In an examination, a teacher awards 2 marks for every correct answer and subtract a mark for every wrong answer. If there are 20 questions and a child scored 25 marks how many correct answer did the child get?
  • Find x
    eq222_23 Solve: if 2(x-1)=14, then x= (solve an equation with one unknown)
  • Simple equation 8
    eq1 Solve the following equation: 36=-(1+7x)-6(-7-x)
  • Grass
    minutes_clock Peter and Stano lawn grass for 3 hours 12 minutes. How long would it take to Peter if Stano lawn grass himself for 384 minutes.

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