Length + addition - math problems

Number of problems found: 57

  • A football
    A football team loses 5 yards on one play then loses 7 yards on the next play. Write an addition expression that represents the change in position. Then find the sum of the values.
  • Sunny windowsill
    We place a cup of water on a sunny windowsill. After the first day, 3/2 centimeters of water evaporated. After the second day, another 4/3 centimeters of water evaporated. How much total water, in centimeters, evaporated from the cup after the first two d
  • Submerging
    Monika dove 9 meters below the ocean's surface. She then dove 13 meters deeper. Then she rose 19 and one-fourth meters. What was her position concerning the water's surface (the water surface = 0, minus values = above water level, plus = above water level
  • Marvin
    Marvin buys a hose that is 27 ¾ feet long. He already owns a hose at home that is ⅔ the length of the new hose. How many total yards of hose does Marvin have now?
  • Frank
    Frank will be riding his bike to school this year. The distance from his house to the end of the street is ⅜ mile. The distance from the end of the street to the school is ⅚ mile. How far is Frank's house from school?
  • Metal rod
    You have a metal rod that’s 51/64 inches long. The rod needs to be trimmed. You cut 1/64 inches from one end and 1/32 inches from the other end. Next, you cut the rod into 6 equal pieces. What will be the final length of each piece?
  • Martin
    Martin is making a model of a Native American canoe. He has 5 1/2 feet of wood. He uses 2 3/4 feet for the hull and 1 1/4 feet for a paddle. How much wood does he have left? Martin has feet of wood left.
  • A textile
    A textile store sold a bolt of denim (what jeans are made out of). In one day, the following number of yards were purchased from the one bolt: 5 2/3, 7, 4 2/3, 8 5/8, 9 3/5, 10 ½, and 8. How many yards were sold?
  • Faye had
    Faye had a piece of ribbon. After using 3/8 meter for her headband, she had 1/4 meter left. How many meters of ribbon did she have at first?
  • A dolphin
    A dolphin was swimming 17 meters below the surface of the ocean. It located a squid and dove down 4 more meters to eat it. What is the location of the dolphin now relative to the surface?
  • Below sea level
    A submarine was situated 800 ft. Below sea level. If it ascends 250 ft. , What is its new position? (Hint: Below sea level implies negative integer).
  • A trout
    A trout was swimming 9 feet below the surface of a lake. It dove down 8 more feet to search for food. What is the position of the trout now relative to the surface? To solve the problem, Denise subtracted 9–8 and came up with an answer of 17 feet. Is Deni
  • Trapezoid 25
    Trapezoid PART with AR||PT has (angle P=x) and (angle A=2x) . In addition, PA = AR = RT = s. Find the length of the median of Trapezoid PART in terms of s.
  • A ladder
    The bottom rung of a ladder is 36 inches long and the topmost rung is 24 inches long. If the ladder has 18 rungs, how many inches each other rung is shorter than the rung below it. How many feet of wood was used in making the rungs?
  • Rectangular garden
    Rectangular garden has a length of 48.7 m, a width of 6.3 meters shorter than the length. How much mesh should be bought for its fencing if the gate is 2.9 m long and the gate 1.1 m? What is the area of the garden?
  • Extending square garden
    Mrs. Petrová's garden had the shape of a square with a side length of 15 m. After its enlargement by 64 m2 (square), it had the shape of a square again. How many meters has the length of each side of the garden been extended?
  • My father
    My father cut 78 slats on the fence. The shortest of them was 97 cm long, the longer one was 102 cm long. What was the total length of the slats in cm?
  • Outside tangents
    Calculate the length of the line segment S1S2 if the circles k1 (S1, 8cm) and k2 (S2,4cm) touch the outside.
  • Football field
    The soccer field may have a width of 45 meters. This is 45 meters less than the length of the course. What can be the length of the football field?
  • Infinite sum of areas
    Above the height of the equilateral triangle ABC is constructed an equilateral triangle A1, B1, C1, of the height of the equilateral triangle built A2, B2, C2, and so on. The procedure is repeated continuously. What is the total sum of the areas of all tr

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