Grade - math word problems

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  • Buns and toasts
    vaha_16 Two buns weigh 10 grams more than two toasts. One Bun and two Toast weigh a total of 110 grams. How many grams weigh three toasts? How many grams does a Bun weigh?
  • Adding mixed numbers
    fractions_17 Add this two mixed numbers: 1 5/6 + 2 2/11=
  • Harmonic and arithmetic means
    Plot_harmonic_mean The local Utah Department of Child Service office wants to project staffing needs based on current social worker assignments. They have the number of cases per social worker for the following staff: Mary: 25 John: 35 Ted: 15 Lisa: 45 Anna: 20 Calcula
  • Unknown number 16
    numbers_35 My number's tens is three times more then ones My number's ones is twice the number of thousands and my number's hundreds is half the number of of tens. I have two ones. which number am I?
  • Sphere floating
    SpheresDiff Will float a hollow iron ball with an outer diameter d1 = 20cm and an inside diameter d2 = 19cm in the water? The iron density is 7.8 g/cm 3. (Instructions: Calculate the average sphere density and compare with the density of the water. )
  • Good swimmer
    plavec Good swimmer swims 23 m distance with ten shots. With how many shots he swim to an island located 81 m if still swims at the same speed?
  • Lumberjacks
    stromy_17 Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days?
  • Sweater
    colours_3 Dana confuses sweater and wool has a choice of seven colors. In how many ways she can choose from three colors to the sleeves?
  • 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?
  • Cupcakes 2
    cake_4 Susi has 25 cupcakes. She gives 4/5. How much does she have left?
  • Years
    children_12 Susan is 3 years and as she will be old as Teodor now him will be 11. How old is Teodor today?
  • Performance
    theathre Same number of tickets sold for 15 CZK, 20 CZK, 30 CZK and 40 CZK a total of CZK 13,230 on theatre performance. How many tickets were sold for this performance?
  • Bob and Bobek
    bob_a_bobek At 10h 20min runs Bobek from hat at average speed 12 km/h. At what time must run out Bob at speed 18 km/h to catch him 9 kilometers from the hat?
  • Hexagonal pyramid
    hexagonal-pyramid Base of the pyramid is a regular hexagon, which can be circumscribed in a circle with a radius of 1 meter. Calculate the volume of a pyramid 2.5 meters high.
  • Lamp cone
    lampa Calculate the surface of a lamp shade shaped of a rotary truncated cone with base diameter 32 cm and 12 cm and height 24 cm.
  • Rectangle field
    land The field has a shape of a rectangle having a length of 119 m and a width of 19 m. , How many meters have to shorten its length and increase its width to maintain its area and circumference increased by 24 m?
  • Pages of book
    books_2 Lenka calculated that if every day to read 16 pages of the book, read a book a day earlier than had read only 14 pages a day. How many pages has this book?
  • Unknown mixed number
    zlomky_23 Find the number that is smaller than 5 5/12 by as much as 2 2/13 is smaller than 6 1/6
  • Isosceles trapezium
    rr_lichobeznik_2 Calculate the area of an isosceles trapezium ABCD if a = 10cm, b = 5cm, c = 4cm.
  • Televisions
    tvs.JPG Television is the fifth most expensive and tenth cheapest TV. How many different TVs are in stores?

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