Mathematical Olympiad - math word problems

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Number of problems found: 65

  • Number train
    train2 The numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 traveled by train. The train had three cars and each was carrying just three numbers. No. 1 rode in the first carriage, and in the last carriage was all odd numbers. The conductor calculated sum of the numbers in the firs
  • Mouse Hryzka
    myska_hryzka Mouse Hryzka found 27 identical cubes of cheese. She first put in a large cube out of them and then waited for a while before the cheese cubes stuck together. Then from every wall of the big cube she will eats the middle cube. Then she also eats the cube
  • Self-counting machine
    nisa_Samopočet The self-counting machine works exactly like a calculator. The innkeeper wanted to add several three-digit natural numbers on his own. On the first attempt, he got the result in 2224. To check, he added these numbers again and he got 2198. Therefore, he a
  • Z9–I–4 MO 2017
    vlak2 Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were prepared for a train journey with three wagons. They wanted to sit out so that three numbers were seated in each carriage and the largest of each of the three was equal to the sum of the remaining two. The conduct
  • Internal angles
    mo-klm The ABCD is an isosceles trapezoid, which holds: |AB| = 2 |BC| = 2 |CD| = 2 |DA|: On its side BC is a K point such that |BK| = 2 |KC|, on its side CD is the point L such that |CL| = 2 |LD|, and on its side DA the point M is such that | DM | = 2 |MA|. Dete

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