Expression of a variable from the formula - math word problems

  1. Book reading
    books_30 If we read the book at a speed of 15 pages a day, we read it 3 days before we read it at a speed of 10 pages per day. If I read at 6 pages per day, how many days will I read the book?
  2. The sum 2
    seq_4 The sum of five consecutive even integers is 150. Find the largest of the five integers. A.28 B.30 C.34 D.54 Show your solution and explain your answer.
  3. The tank
    nadrz_15 The tank is full up to 4/5 of the total height and contains 240 hl of water. The area of the base is 6 square meters. What is the height of the tank?
  4. Clothes
    dvojice_2 Danka and Janka collect clothes. Danka had 9 more than Janka, so she gave her 7. Which now has more cloth and how many?
  5. A rectangle
    rectangle_12 A rectangle has an area of 36 cm2. What could the length and width of rectangle be?
  6. Area of garden
    garden_20 If the width of the rectangular garden is decreased by 2 meters and its length is increased by 5 meters, the area of the rectangle will be 0.2 ares larger. If the width and the length of the garden will increase by 3 meters, its original size will increa
  7. Car driver
    cars_26 The car driver is in town A and is scheduled to be in town B at a specified hour. If it travels at an average speed of 50km/h, it will arrive in city B 30 minutes later. But if he travels at an average speed of 70km/h, he would arrive half an hour earlie
  8. Expression with powers
    eq222_9 If x-1/x=5, find the value of x4+1/x4
  9. Evaluation of expressions
    eq222_10 If a2-3a+1=0, find (i)a2+1/a2 (ii) a3+1/a3
  10. Girls
    skola_10 The boys and girls in the class formed without the rest of the fives, 2 girls and 3 boys. There are 6 girls missing to create mixed pairs (1 boy and 1 girl). How many girls are in the classroom?
  11. Klara
    tourists_6 Klara and Jitka went on a hiking trip at 13 o'clock at speed 5km/h. At 14 o'clock, Tomas ride on the bike at an average speed of 28 km/h. How many hours and at what distance from the beginning of the road Tomáš caught the two girls?
  12. Speed of car
    autosalon_2 The car went to a city that was 240 km away. If his speed increased by 8 km/h, it would reach the finish one hour earlier. Determine its original speed.
  13. The tourist
    cyclist_28 The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go?
  14. Three painters
    workers_37 The three painters have painted bridge. The first would work done in 5 days, the second in 6 days, and the third in 7.5 days. How long will the bridge work if they work together?
  15. Rhombus
    kosostvorec_1 The rhombus has diagonal lengths of 4.2cm and 3.4cm. Calculate the length of the sides of the rhombus and its height
  16. Paul earned
    workers_35 Paul earned 300 Kč in one hour, Václav 1/3 more than Paul. Václav worked 60 hours, which is 1/3 fewer hours than Paul worked. How many percents less earned Paul an hour than Václav? How many hours did Paul more than Václav? How much did Paul earn more
  17. Young mathematician
    age_1 One young mathematician was bored again. He found that the average age of people in the room where the seminar is equal to its count. Then his 29-year-old brother entered this room. Even then, the average age of all present was the same as the count of pe
  18. 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?
  19. Ratio of sides
    trojuholnik_5 The triangle has a circumference of 21 cm and the length of its sides is in a ratio of 6: 5: 3. Find the length of the longest side of the triangle in cm.
  20. Workers
    workers_34 Two workers will construct the stage at the festival in 54 hours. Organizers need to shorten the assembly time by 42 hours. How many workers must the assembly company send?

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