Equation - math word problems - page 24

  1. QuizQ2
    debil_z_tv The square of the first number is equal to three-fifths of the second number. Determine both numbers if you know that the second number is 5 times greater than the first, and neither of numbers is not equal to zero.
  2. Divide money 2
    penize_42 Ben and Dan had the same amount of money at the start. When Ben gave 300 to Dan, the ratio of Ben 's money to Dan's money became 2:3. How much money did each have at first?
  3. Bookshelve
    money_15 Bookshelve with an original price of € 200 twice become cheaper. After the second discounted by 15% the price was € 149.60. Determine how much % become cheaper for the first time.
  4. 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?
  5. Workers 2
    delnik Worker dug the trench for 7 hours, another worker for 10 hours. They recruited to work even one worker more. Digging should be done for 2 hours. For how long would dig third worker alone?
  6. Classroom
    school_1 In a classroom are 30 students, boys are four times more than girls. How many boys are in the class?
  7. Isosceles trapezoid
    lichobeznik_5 Calculate the content of an isosceles trapezoid whose bases are at ratio 5:3, the arm is 6cm long and it is 4cm high.
  8. On the farm
    cows On the farm were housed 70 heads of cattle with food supply for 180 days. After 60 days, 10 head of cattle sold, and for the next 30 days they sold 10 more. How many days is sufficient supply of feed for the remaining cattle?
  9. Classroom
    deti_skola In a class are 32 pupils. Boys are 8 less than girls. How many boys and girls are in the classroom?
  10. Millionaire
    money_7 Mr. Smith have gone withdraw from bank saving interest € 1,500. How big was his initial deposit if the annual interest rate is 1.5%?
  11. Daddy
    otec_syn Daddy is a 46 year old and son is at age of 16. When (which year) was/will daddy 5 times more years than his son?
  12. Calcium and citality
    milk_products The daily dose of calcium obtained using 0.75 liters of milk and 60 grams of cheese. A/ At the morning I drank half a liter of milk. How much cheese I must eatto eat a daily dose of calcium? b / I ate 50 grams of cheese, how much milk I must drink? c /.
  13. The book
    1438931371257-1350799500 If one day you read p pages, you will read the book 24 days. If you read each day 10 pages more, you would read a book in 16 days. How many pages have the book?
  14. Supplementary angles
    acuteangles One of the supplementary angles are three times larger than the other. What size is larger of supplementary angles?
  15. Trapezoid
    lichob_2_1 How long are the trapezoid bases with area 24 cm2 and height 3 cm. One base is 3 times longer than the shorter.
  16. Uranium ore
    uran Uranium ore contains 0.2% of pure uranium and pure uranium contains 0.07% of fissile uranium. How many grams of fissile uranium contains 2800 ton of uranium ore?
  17. Salt
    salt_4 Sea water containing 5% salt. How many kg of fresh water necessary to pour into 40 kg of sea water so that the salinity fell to 2%?
  18. Sugar
    cukr Sugar factory produced 127 tons of sugar in 1 day at 14% sugar content . How many tons of pure beet sugar factory processed in 1 day?
  19. Translations
    translation If I going to translate the book 6 pages per day I translate it 4 days earlier than if I translated 5 pages a day. If I translate 4 pages a day I translate it for how many days.....?
  20. Mason with assistant
    workers_15 Mason had to complete the work in 10 days. Two and a half days later his assistant arrived. Together they completed the work in next three and a half days. How many days would he need an assistant for the same work?

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