Equation - math word problems

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  • Simple equation
    axes_1 Solve for x: 3(x + 2) = x - 18
  • Diagonals of a rhombus
    rhombus-diagonals_1 One of the diagonals of a rhombus is twice as the other. If the sum of the lengths of the diagonals is 24, find the area of the rhombus.
  • Discount
    saty_1 The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount?
  • The length
    rectangle_14 The length of a rectangle is 6 meters less than twice the width. If the area of the rectangle is 216 meters, find the dimensions of the rectangle.
  • Value 4
    fractal_11 If 5/18=425 what is the value 13/18?
  • Rectangle
    diagonal_rectangle_2 The rectangle has a perimeter 75 cm. Diagonal length is 32.5 cm. Determine the length of the sides.
  • Two rulers
    meters We have two rulers. Scale interval on first rulers are a spaced 1 cm and on second spaced 15 mm. Rulers are attached to each other so that they match initial divider commas. What next dividers commas coincide? Find at least three cases.
  • Oranges
    pomaranc_2 Mother divided her three children's oranges in a ratio of 6:5:4. Two children gave 45 oranges. How many oranges were there?
  • Clothes
    dvojice_2 Danka and Janka collect clothes. Danka had 9 more than Janka, so she gave her 7. Which now has more cloth and how many?
  • Sum of money
    penize_19 On a certain sum of money, invested at the rate of 10% compounded annually, the difference between the interests of the first year and the third year is 315 . Find the sum.
  • Charles Bridge
    k_most Charles Bridge was 15 times older than Frantův bridge from 1900 in 1931. How old is the Charles Bridge?
  • Apples 2
    jablka_6 Dried apples contain 15% water. Fresh apples contain 80% water. How many kg of apples we need buy in order to get 3 kg of dried apples?
  • A report
    work_4 Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone?
  • RT sides
    described_circle_right_triangle Find the sides of a rectangular triangle if legs a + b = 17cm and the radius of the written circle ρ = 2cm.
  • Unknown number 7
    graph-parabola Calculate unknown number whose 12th power when divided by the 9th power get a number 27 times greater than the unknown number. Determine the unknown number.
  • Money
    money_17 Peter has 2x more money than Michael. But if Peter gave Michael € 16 Michael would have 3.5 times more money than Peter. Determine how much money was originally Peter and how much Michael.
  • Football match 4
    futball_ball In a football match with the Italy lost 3 goals with Germans. Totally fell 5 goals in the match. Determine the number of goals of Italy and Germany.
  • Wagons and cranes
    wagon_1 Several of the same cranes unloaded 96 wagons. If there were 2 more cranes there would be less 8 wagons for each crane. How many cranes were here?
  • The creek
    potok Workers cleaned the creek within 3 days. The first day cleanse one-fifth the length of the creek, the next day 40% of the length of the stream and the third day 8 km length of the creek. How long is a creek?
  • Guess a fraction
    fractions_1 Tom was asked to guess a fraction. The sum of 1/2 the numerator and 1/3 of its denominator is 30. If Tom subtracts 36 from its denominator, the fraction becomes 1/3. What is the fraction that Tom was asked to guess? (Leave your answer in simplest form)

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