Equation - math word problems - page 33

  1. Three figures - numbers
    numbers34 The sum of three numbers, if each is 10% larger than the previous one, is 662. Determine the figures.
  2. Number
    Zet I think the number. If I add to its third seven I get same as when to its quarter add 8. Which is the number?
  3. Candy
    bonbons_5 The price for 1kg of more expensive candy is 125 CZK. The price for 1kg of cheaper candy is 100 CZK. We make two different blends of candy. And now. The second blend contains 2kg of more expensive candy and several kg of cheaper candy. The price per 1 kg o
  4. Trees - orchard
    jablone_2 The 3/5 trees are apple trees and 1/3 of the trees are cherries. The remaining 5 trees are pear trees. How many trees are in the orchard.
  5. Sale off 2
    sale A pair of of blues jeans went on sale. After a 30% reduction the pants cost $35. How much did the jeans cost before the price reduction?
  6. Family
    sediny Mom is 39 years old. Karl is eight years and Paul 4 years. For many years mother would old just like two children together?
  7. Cruise liner
    parnik_1 Cruise liner runs along the river between points A and B. The journey downstream takes 40 minutes 1 hour upriver. The flow rate of the river is 3 km/h. What is the speed of cruise liner?
  8. Geometric sequence 5
    sequence About members of geometric sequence we know: ? ? Calculate a1 (first member) and q (common ratio or q-coefficient)
  9. Family parcels
    map_4 In father will he divided the land so that the older son had three bigger part than younger son. Later elder son gave 2.5 ha field to younger and they had both the same. Determine the area of family parcel.
  10. Cost reduction
    mp3_1 Two MP3 players whose price was equal to originally have been discounted the first by 20%, the second by 35%. After the price reduction was the difference in their prices 750, - CZK. What was the original price of each of the two players?
  11. How old
    boy_3 The student who asked how many years he answered: "After 10 years I will be twice as old than as I was four years ago. How old is student?
  12. Two numbers
    fractal_6 The sum of the two numbers is 1. Find both numbers if you know that half of the first is equal to one seventh of the second number.
  13. Rabbits 3
    rabbits Viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with Viju?
  14. Bread
    chlieb_1 5 of the same bread has the same weight as three bread and 4 kg of fruit. What weight has one bread?
  15. Ruler
    pravitko_1 How far from Peter stands 2m hight John? Petr is looking to John over ruler that keeps at arm's distant 60 cm from the eye and on the ruler John measured the height of 15 mm.
  16. Unknown number 5
    hyperbola_2 Daniel think an integer. When he change this number at a ratio of 2:5 he got number 2.8. Determine what number think Daniel.
  17. Glass
    sklenice_1 Trader ordered from the manufacturer 200 cut glass. The manufacturer confirmed the order that the glass in boxes sent a kit containing either four or six glasses. Total sent 41 boxes. a) How many boxes will contain only 4 glasses? b) How many boxes will co
  18. VCP equation
    combinatorics3 Solve the following equation with variations, combinations and permutations: 4 V(2,x)-3 C(2,x+ 1) - x P(2) = 0
  19. Factory
    factory_1 In the factory workers work in three shifts. In the first inning operates half of all employees in the second inning and a third in the third inning 200 employees. How many employees work at the factory?
  20. Tickets
    stadion_1 On the football tournament ticket cost 45 Kc for standing and 120kč for sitting. Sitting spectators was 1/3 more than standing. The organizers collected a total 12 300 Kc. How many seated and standing seats (spectators)?

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