Equation - math word problems

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  • The painter
    painter_12 In order for the painter to get the desired color, he must mix green and yellow in a ratio of 4: 7. If it has 28 l of green color, how many liters of yellow color should he add? How many liters of mixed color does he get?
  • Positive integers
    number_line Several positive integers are written on the paper. Michaella only remembered that each number was half the sum of all the other numbers. How many numbers could be written on paper?
  • Copper sulphate
    CuSO4crystal How much g of water do we have to add to 240 g of an 84% CuSO4 solution to produce a 60% solution? (Express the mass of crystalline CuSO4 in the original solution and in the resulting solution and compare them. )
  • King's birthday
    ohnostroj To celebrate the king's birthday workers fire 1/5 all purchased rockets. To celebrate the Queen's birthday fire 1/6 of the remaining rockets and to celebrate the birthday of king's son remaining 15,000 rockets. How many rockets they purchased?
  • CuSO4 mixture
    chemia_2 How many grams of solid CuSO4 we have to add to 450g of 15% CuSO4 solution to produce a 25% solution?
  • Syringe and patient
    injekcia_1 In 1 ampoule of 2 ml is 15 mg of Dipidol. The patient should receive 10 mg. How much ml do I draw into the syringe?
  • A mast
    stoziar_1 A mast 32 meters high was broken by the wind so that its top touches the ground 16 meters from the pole. The still standing part of the mast, the broken part and the ground form a rectangular triangle. At what height was the mast broken?
  • Unknown number
    mocninova_fx I think number. If subtract from the twelfth square the ninth square I get a number 27 times greater than the intended number. What is this unknown number?
  • Boys and girls
    children_16 There are 28 girls in the hall. 5/7 of all children are boys. How many children and how many boys are there?
  • Debt
    usd_4 Joe and Caryl have a debt of $100,500. Joe makes $90,000 per year, and Caryl makes $35,000 per year. How much should both pay to zero out the debt fairly, based on their salaries?
  • Mixture 2
    roztoky_7 How many liters of water must be added to 7 liters of a 20% solution to obtain a 10% solution?
  • Unknown number 7
    percents2_9 16% of the unknown number is by 21 less than unknown number itself. Determine the natural unknown number.
  • Inscribed circle
    vpisana2 Calculate the magnitude of the BAC angle in the triangle ABC if you know that it is 3 times less than the angle BOC, where O is the center of the circle inscribed in the triangle ABC.
  • Football season
    ball_f Dalibor and Adam together scored 97 goals in the season. Adam scored 9 goals more than Dalibor. How many goals scored each?
  • The car
    cars_4 The car has traveled the distance between A and B for four hour. If we increased the average by 17 km/h the car travel this distance an hour earlier. Determine the initial speed of the car and the distance between A and B.
  • The size
    trapezium_6 The size of a Trapezium are 3/4×cm, ×cm 2(×+1)cm and 3(×+2)cm long respectively if it's perimeter is 60cm, calculate the length of each side.
  • Distance problem 2
    geodetka_1 A=(x,2x) B=(2x,1) Distance AB=√2, find value of x
  • Find the 9
    obtuse_triangle_1 Find the missing angle in the triangle and then name triangle. Angles are: 95, 2x+15, x+3
  • Map scale
    mapa_14 The rectangular plot has in a scale of 1: 10000 area 3 cm2 on the map. What content does this plot have on a 1:5000 scale map?
  • Cenda and Pepa
    suchacky Cenda and Pepa went to the event. Cenda started alone. Canda started after him for 20 minutes. How long took Cenda to catch him? Cenda traveling at 15 km/h, and Pepa traveling at 25 km/h.

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