Equation - math word problems

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  • New ratio
    chicken_6 The ratio of ducks and chicken in our yard is 2 : 3. The total number of ducks and chickens together is 30. Mother gave 3 of the chickens to our neighbor. What is the new ratio now?
  • Farmland
    polno Farmers seeded maize to 45 ha, which is 15% of their total farmland. How many hectares of fields they have?
  • Rings groups
    venn 27 pupils attend some group; dance group attends 14 pupils, 21 pupils sporty group and dramatic group 16 pupils. Dance and sporting attend 9 pupils, dance and drama 6 pupil, sporty and dramatic 11 pupils. How many pupils attend all three groups?
  • Our house
    malovka_6 Our house would paint four painters in 14 days. How long could it paint five painters? How long will it take if two other painters will come to help after 5 days?
  • The chef
    maso_2 The chef has to prepare 60 hundred-gram portions of roasted pork, he knows that 1 kg of raw meat loses 150 grams by baking. How many kilograms of meat does he have to start roasting?
  • Merchant
    sale_3 The merchant lower cost by 10% in December when it was not sold. Again in January lower cost by 20% and now costs 576 €. A. How much the goods stood originally? B, how much cost the goods after the first lowering? C, How many percents totally merchant low
  • Motorcyclist
    motorbike_3 From Trutnov, the motorcyclist started at an average speed of 60km/hour. At 12.30hrs the passenger car was started at a speed of 80km/hour. How many hours and at what distance from Trutnov will car catch a motorcycle?
  • Solutions, mixtures
    roztoky_9 How many liters of 70% solution we must add to 5 liters of 30% solution to give us a 60% solution?
  • Exponential warm
    teplomer_6 Suppose that a body with temperature T1 is placed in surroundings with temperature T0 different from that of T1. The body will either cool or warm to temperature T(t) after time t, in minutes, where T(t)=T0 + (T1-T0)e^(-kt) . If jello salad with 30 degree
  • Dropped sheets
    books_26 Three consecutive sheets dropped from the book. The sum of the numbers on the pages of the dropped sheets is 273. What number has the last page of the dropped sheets?
  • Tractors
    tractor_5 Two tractors plow the field in 4 hours together. If the first tractor plow half of the field and then the second tractor completed the job, it would take 9 hours. How many hours does the field plow for each tractor separately?
  • Harvesters
    kombajny The first harvester reaps the grain from land for 24 hours, the second harvester for 16 hours. For how many hours will take harvest by two harvesters, but the second harvester started working four hours later than the first?
  • Surface area of the top
    cylinder_4 A cylinder is three times as high as it is wide. The length of the cylinder’s diagonal is 20 cm. Find the surface area of the top of the cylinder.
  • Pool
    inlet Pool is filled with two water supply. The first supply fill pool for nine hours, the second for six hours. How many hours will take fill the pool when the water flows in through the first supply 3 hours and then we will open a second supply?
  • Insulation
    zateplovanie-domu Two workers insulate the house in 5 days. After the first day of working together, only one worker continue to cover the house. In how many days will the house be insulated if every worker has the same tempo of work?
  • Way
    ruler_2 If the current way to school was 2 km shorter then if Milan swipe one half he will have already one quarter of the way to school behind. How long is Milan's way to school?
  • Pharmacy
    roztoky_3 The pharmacy add to 3 liters of 95-percent alcohol 5 liters of 38.04 percent alcohol. How many percent pharmacy got?
  • Faces diagonals
    cuboid_1 If the diagonals of a cuboid are x, y, and z (wall diagonals or three faces) respectively than find the volume of a cuboid. Solve for x=1.3, y=1, z=1.2
  • Unknown number 6
    quarter Determine the unknown number, which is by 1.5 greater than its fourth.
  • Coach
    hokej_4 Average age of 24 players and a coach of one team is 24 years. The average age of players without a coach is 23 years. How old is the coach?

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