Math word problems

Mathematical word problems allow you to practice your knowledge of mathematics in tasks of everyday life. Examples train understanding, translation into the mathematical language (eg equations), solve it, check the accuracy and solution discussion.
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  • Metallurgical enterprise
    iron_industry Metallurgical company daily produces 318 tons of cast iron. How many tons of coke it burns to melt cast iron when 10 tons of cast consumes 6 tons of coke?
  • Quadratic equation
    parabola_1 Solve quadratic equation: 2x2-58x+396=0
  • Swing
    hojdačka22 A child weighing 12 kg is sitting on a swing at a distance of 130 cm from the axis of rotation. How far away from the axis of rotation (center) must sit down his mother weighs 57 kg if she wants to be swing in balance?
  • Down syndrome
    gene Down syndrome is one of the serious diseases caused by a gene mutation. Down syndrome occurs in approximately every 550-born child. Express the incidence of Down's syndrome in newborns at per mille.
  • Yogurt
    jogurt The board is 35 yogurts. How many boards of yogurts must be ordered for 886 people in the canteen?
  • Area to volume
    two_cubes_2 If the surface area of a cube is 486, find its volume.
  • Air mass
    airbaloon What is the weight of the air in a classroom with dimensions 10 m × 10 m × 2.7 m ? The air density is 1.293 kg/m3.
  • Employees
    workers_45 Of all 360 employees, there are 11/12 women. How many men work in a company?
  • Diagonal
    rectangle_diagonal Calculate the length of the diagonal of the rectangle ABCD with sides a = 8 cm, b = 7 cm.
  • Euclidean distance
    euclidean Calculate the Euclidean distance between shops A, B and C, where: A 45 0.05 B 60 0.05 C 52 0.09 Wherein the first figure is the weight in grams of bread and second figure is price in USD.
  • Circumference - a simple
    circle_radius What is the ratio of the circumference of any circle and its diameter? Write the result as a real number rounded to 2 decimal places.
  • Triangular pyramid
    ihlan_3b It is given perpendicular regular triangular pyramid: base side a = 5 cm, height v = 8 cm, volume V = 28.8 cm3. What is it content (surface area)?
  • Subsets
    venn5 How many 19 element's subsets can be made from the 26 element set?
  • Reciprocal
    reciprocal For given real numbers, calculate reciprocal number.
  • Radioactive material
    radium A radioactive material loses 10% of its mass each year. What proportion will be left there after n=6 years?
  • Coin
    mince How many 50-cent coins must be put in a row that next 50-cent coins after them (above) rolled on it axis?
  • Chord
    chord In a circle with radius r=60 cm is chord 4× longer than its distance from the center. What is the length of the chord?

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