Functions - math word problems

Number of problems found: 66

  • Functions f,g
    linear_eq_4 Find g(1) if g(x) = 3x - x2 Find f(5) if f(x) = x + 1/2
  • Parcel 4
    usd_3 To send a parcel by messenger within city limits costs 60 cents for the first pound and 48 cents for each additional pound. What is the cost, in cents, of sending a parcel weighing p=4 pounds?
  • Linear function
    intersection_fn_1 What is the equation of linear function passing through points: a) A (0,3), B (3,0) b) A (-2,-6), B (3,4)
  • Minimum of sum
    derive_1 Find a positive number that the sum of the number and its inverted value was minimal.
  • The inverse
    math_3 The inverse matrix for matrix A has a determinant value of 0.333. What value has a determinant of the matrix A?
  • Brigade
    smrek_1 On a weekly forest brigade operates 12 students. After plant one hundred spruces get x CZK, anfter one hundred pines y CZK. How many CZK got one student for one day if planted spruces 25000 and 30000 pines week?
  • Owner of the company
    TEA The owner of the company with extensive administrative activity wants to sell the obsolete 3 machines at the price of CZK 1000 per 1 machine with a six-month warranty period. If the machine breaks down during this period, the owner will return the employe
  • Sequence - 5 members
    schody Write first five members of the sequence ?
  • Quadratic function 2
    parabola1 Which of the points belong function f:y= 2x2- 3x + 1 : A(-2, 15) B (3,10) C (1,4)
  • Quadratic function
    parabola_2 Write the equation of the quadratic function which includes points A (-1, 10), B (2, 19), C (1,4)
  • Image scale
    mazanina The actual image dimensions are 60 cm x 80cm and has a reduced size 3 cm x 4 cm. At what scale the image was reduced?
  • Street
    street_lamps Straight streets is long x = 475 meters. At the beginning and at the end of the street are poles. The poles are spaced 25 m. How many poles are on the street?
  • Car rent
    car_5 Rental cars are paid a fixed daily fee plus 16 cents for each kilometer traveled. Samuel want to rent a car for a day and worked out that will pay 175 euros. When paying he got a 20% discount on the daily fee, the cost per kilometer is unchanged. Samuel t
  • Quadratic function
    eq2_graph It is given a quadratic function y = -4x2+5x+c with unknown coefficient c. Determine the smallest integer c for which the graph of f intersects the x-axis at two different points.
  • Electrics - conductor
    wire_2 The wire is 106 meters long at 0 °C and at every temperature increase of 1 °C the length increases by 0.15 mm per 1 m length of wire. Determine a function which represents the overall length of the wire as a function of temperature. What is the length of
  • Aircraft
    aircraft_soviet The aircraft has in a fuel tank 68 hl of aviation fuel and flight consumes 3.6 liters of fuel. Identify the function, which expresses the dependence of the volume of fuel in tank on the track distance plane flew by. How many hectolites of fuel is still in
  • Tachometer
    tatra-dakar2 Tatra's tachometer shows the initial state 886123 km this morning. Tatra today travel at an average speed of 44 km/h. Determine the function that describes the Tatra's tachometer depending on the time. What is the state of tachometer after 4 hours?
  • Lie/do not lie
    lines_and_points The function is given by the rule f(x) = 8x+16. Determine whether point D[-1; 8] lies on this function. Solve graphically or numerically and give reasons for the your answer.
  • Diplomas
    diploma Suzanne helped write out diplomas. Issuance its first took 3 minutes, each next 2.3 minutes. How much time it will take to write out n=16 diplomas (including the first), write out this pace?
  • Asymptote
    asymptote What is the vertical asymptote of ?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...