Examples for secondary school students

  1. Final exam
    test_12 There are 5 learners in a class that has written a final exam Aleta scored 55% vera scored 36% and Sibusiso scored 88% if Thoko scored 71% and the class average was 63%. What was Davids score as a percentage?
  2. Diamond diagonals
    kosodlznik_2 Find the diamond diagonal's lengths if the area is 156 cm2 and side is 13 cm long.
  3. The Hotel
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2_2 The Holiday Hotel has the same number of rooms on each floor. Rooms are numbered with natural numbers sequentially from the first floor, no number is omitted, and each room has a different number. Three tourists arrived at the hotel. The first one was in
  4. Vinegar mixing
    vinegar_2 We mix 70g water and 50g 8% vinegar. How many percents of the solution of vinegar we produce?
  5. Substitution method
    500px-Sine_cosine_plot.svg Solve goniometric equation: sin4 θ - 1/cos2 θ=cos2 θ - 2
  6. Two trains
    rjet Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it ta
  7. Families 2
    family_24 There are 729 families having 6 children each. The probability of a girl is 1/3 and the probability of a boy is 2/3. Find the the number of families having 2 girls and 4 boys.
  8. Three friends
    penize_49 Cuba, Matthew and their friend Adam found a brigade during their weekend weekends because they wanted to make a joint trip to the Alps that they planned for the spring break. Cuba enjoyed the skiing trip very much, so he was not lazy to get up and went
  9. Tractors
    tractor_10 Wheel and belt tractors each day plow 8 ha of fields. For plow 76 hectares, the wheel would have to work for 12 days and 8 days with the belt tractor together. How many hectares do each day of each tractor?
  10. Solve 3
    eq2_4 Solve quadratic equation: (6n+1) (4n-1) = 3n2
  11. Water current speed.
    river_4 Two cities along the river are 100 km apart. The powerboat downstream runs for 4 hours, upstream for 10 hours. Determines the river's current speed.
  12. Diagonals of a rhombus 2
    rhombus3_4 One diagonal of a rhombus is greater than other by 4 cm . If the area of the rhombus is 96 cm2, find the side of the rhombus.
  13. The pool
    inlet_1 The pool contains 220 m3 of water. The pool can be emptied either: a) 10 hours of pipe B and 8 hours of pipe A, or b) 10 hours of pipe A and 7 hours of pipe B. How many cubic meters of water will flow in 1 hour from pipe A and how many from pipe B?
  14. Diagonals of the rhombus
    kosostvorec_3 How long are the diagonals e, f in the diamond, if its side is 5 cm long and its area is 20 cm2?
  15. Three unknowns
    matrix_1 Solve the system of linear equations with three unknowns: A + B + C = 14 B - A - C = 4 2A - B + C = 0
  16. Pooja
    clocks_14 Pooja and Deepa age is 4:5, 4 years back it was 8:11. What is the age of Pooja now?
  17. Mixing water
    teplomer_17 The 30-liter container should we fill with water at 60 degrees Celsius. How many liters of water 80 degrees C hot and how many liters of water 20 degrees Celsius warm we have to mix?
  18. Effective and mean voltage
    serial-parallel A voltage divider consisting of resistors R1 = 103000 Ω and R2 = 197000 Ω is connected to the ideal sine wave voltage source, R2 is connected to a voltmeter which measures the mean voltage and has an internal resistance R3 = 200300 Ω, the measured value i
  19. Standard deviation
    standard-dev_1 Find standard deviation for dataset (grouped data): Age (years) No. Of Persons 0-10 15 10-20 15 20-30 23 30-40 22 40-50 25 50-60 10 60-70 5 70-80 10
  20. Express train
    trains_13 International express train drove from Kosice to Teplice. In the first 279 km, the track was repaired, and therefore it was moving at a speed of 10km/h less than it was scheduled to drive. The rest of the 465 km trip has increased the speed by 8 km/h than

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit 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...