Equation - math word problems

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  • Toys
    obruce-a-svihadla The toy shop sold the same number of balls for 62 CZK and skipping ropes for 34 CZK. They income was 576 CZK. How many sold balls and how many skipping ropes?
  • Equation with abs value
    abs_graph How many solutions has the equation ? in the real numbers?
  • Parabola
    parabola_1 Find the equation of a parabola that contains the points at A[6; -5], B[14; 9], C[23; 6]. (use y = ax2+bx+c)
  • Strawberries
    strawberries Father collects strawberries himself in 4 hours, son in 14 hours. How long will it take them along when dad comes to help son collect strawberries after 3 hours?
  • Working time - shortening
    worker The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work
  • Line
    negative_slope Straight line passing through points A [-3; 22] and B [33; -2]. Determine the total number of points of the line which both coordinates are positive integers.
  • Tourist Jirka
    turisti Distance between the points A and B is 13.5 km. Jirka went from point A to point B unknown speed and for an unknown period of time. Back to the point A went slower by 3 km/h which means that went 20 minutes more. How long Jirka took the return journey?
  • Asymptote
    asymptote What is the vertical asymptote of ?
  • Tetrahedral prism
    hranol_1 The height of a regular tetrahedral prism is three times greater than the length of the base edge. Calculate the length of the base edge, if you know that the prism volume is 2187 cm3.
  • Password
    codes The voltage station is every day changing the master password, which consists of three letters. Code generation process does not change and is based on the following procedure: The following letters (A) to (I) correspond to different numbers from 1 to 9.
  • Painting
    natieranie Jožko with Fero painted the bench for four hours. How many hours would take work if four friends help him?
  • Insert into GP
    archimedes_1 Between numbers 5 and 640 insert as many numbers to form geometric progression so sum of the numbers you entered will be 630. How many numbers you must insert?
  • Angles of the triangle
    angles ABC is a triangle. The size of the angles alpha, beta are in a ratio 4: 7. The angle gamma is greater than the angle alpha by a quarter of a straight angle. Determine angles of the triangle ABC.
  • Hiker
    hiker Hiker went half of trip the first day, the third of trip the second day and remaines 15 km. How long trip he planned?
  • TV commercials
    ad_on_TV For the typical one-hour prime-time television slot, the number of minutes of commercials is 3/8 of the minutes of the actual program. Determine how many minutes of the program are shown in that one hour.
  • Digging companies
    companies Company A would dig a pit for 12 days, company B for 15 days, company C for 20 days and the company D for 24 days. Work began together companies C and D, but after three days joined them other two companies. How long took to dig a pit?
  • Sinus
    sine_cosine Determine the smallest integer p for which the equation 4 sin x = p has no solution.
  • Father and son
    father_sin Father is three times older than his son. 12 years ago father was nine times older than the son. How old are father and son?
  • The hall
    lucerna The hall had a rectangular ground plan one dimension 20 m longer than the other. After rebuilding the length of the hall declined by 5 m and the width has increased by 10 m. Floor area increased by 300 m2. What were the original dimensions of the hall?
  • Bank deposit
    bank_1 Ms Jana after the withdraw amount of 2,500 euros after year saving in bank. What was her deposit if the interest rate was 2.5% p.a..

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