Examples of equations for 6th grade (11y)

Number of problems found: 269

  • Rope
    rope One half of rope use Mam for packaging, half of the rest got son, half of the rest he took father and two fifths of what remained, got daughter. Remained 143 cm of rope. How long was rope at the beginning?
  • Car
    journey Car travels 1/3 of the trip on the first day, second day 2/5 of the trip and left even 340 km for next days. How long is the trip?
  • Bus vs. train
    bus_vs_train Bus started from point A 10 minutes before the train started from the same place. The bus went an average speed of 49 km/h, train 77 km/h. To point B train and bus arrived simultaneously. Calculate time of train journey, if train and bus travelled the sam
  • Excavation
    vykop_ryha Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of excavation they met?
  • Theater
    SND The theater has in each row with 19 seats. Ticket to the first 10 rows is for 30 USD. In next rows is for 15 USD. The theater was completely sold out. Revenue was 12255 USD. How many rows are in the theater?
  • Hands
    soviet_watch The clock shows 12 hours. After how many minutes will angle between the hour and minute hand 90°? Consider the continuous movement of both hands hours.
  • Coins
    eur_coins Harvey had saved up a number of 2-euro coins. He stored coins in a single layer in a square. Left 6 coins. When he make square, which has one more row, missing 35 coins. How many euros he have?
  • Chase
    pavel_007 Paul travel at 60 km/h. After 18 km ride found that he forgot an important book. His brother Thomas behind him carrying it. How fast must Thomas go to catch up with Paul in 31 minutes?
  • Alcohol
    no_alcohol How many 55% alcohol we need to pour into 14 liters 75% alcohol to get p3% of the alcohol? How many 65% alcohol we get?
  • Trains
    trains On double track line between stations K and M went against each other two trains. The first train passed the distance between stations for 3.5 hours, the second, which had an average speed of 12 km/h more passed for 3.05 hours. Calculate the distance betw
  • Brick weight
    brick The brick weighs 2 kg and a half bricks. How much does one brick weigh?
  • Diophantus
    diofantos_1 We know little about this Greek mathematician from Alexandria, except that he lived around 3rd century A. D. Thanks to an admirer of his, who described his life through an algebraic riddle, we know at least something about his life. Diophantus's youth las
  • Clock
    clock2 What time is now, if the time elapsed after noon is 2/10 of time that elapses before midnight?
  • Acids
    acids 70% acid was make from same acid of two different concentrations. Amount weaker acid to the stronger acid is in ratio 2:1. What was the concentration of the weaker acid, if stronger had 91% concentration?
  • Warehouses
    sklad To four warehouses is going cement in 25 kg bags. To first one third, to second quarter of the total. The third store got two thirds of the rest, and the last 310 tons came to fourth. How many cement is in all warehouses and how much got every one?
  • Two squares
    squares2 Two squares whose sides are in the ratio 5:2 have sum of its perimeters 73 cm. Calculate the sum of area this two squares.
  • Elections
    elections The elections attended a total 4818 voters. First day 39 men more than women, the second day 21 women more than men. How many women attended elections?
  • Rectangular cuboid
    cuboid_1 The rectangular cuboid has a surface area 5334 cm2, its dimensions are in the ratio 2:4:5. Find the volume of this rectangular cuboid.
  • Motion problem
    dragway From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?
  • Ravens
    krkavec The tale of the Seven Ravens were seven brothers, each of whom was born exactly 2.5 years after the previous one. When the eldest of the brothers was 2-times older than the youngest, mother all curse. How old was seven ravens brothers when their mother cu

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