Mixtures and solutions - math word problems

Number of problems found: 94

  • Two teas
    tea_1 A mixture weighing 10 kg was made from two types of tea. The price of tea was 160 CZK/kg and second tea 170 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is 166 CZK/kg. How many kilograms of each type of tea had to be mixed?
  • Solutions, mixtures
    roztoky We have 2 liters of 20% solution available. How much 70% solution do we need to add to it to get a 30% solution?
  • Mixing paint with water
    painter_1 Mr. Adamek will paint. The purchased paint is diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 1.5. a) how many parts of water will add to 1 part of the paint b) how many liters of water the mission adds to 2 liters of paint
  • Coins
    mince_1 The money - coins are minted from the hardest bronze, which contains copper and tin in a ratio of 41: 9. How much copper and tin are in 2kg of bronze money?
  • Water mixing
    teplomer_1 There are 5 liters of water at 75°C in the pot, how much water at 10°C do we have to add to the resulting temperature of 55°C?
  • Nutballs
    oriesky The dough for nutballs contains, among other things, two basic raw materials: flour and nuts in a ratio of 2:1. How much flour and how many nuts are needed for 1 kg of dough if "other" is 100g?
  • Lemonade
    juice Iva added one liter of 100% fruit juice to 3 liters of water. She left two liters of it for Alice and Beata. She added two more liters of water to the remain two liters of lemonade and offered it to other friends. a. What percentage of juice did Alena and
  • Aircraft angines
    aircraft-02 The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  • Alcohol mixing
    roztoky_1 How much 64% of the alcohol must be poured into 6 liters of 85% alcohol to produce 79% alcohol?
  • Pouring alcohol
    roztoky 100 liters of alcohol has 70% How many liters of water need to be added to have 60% alcohol?
  • Fruit salad
    banan The fruit salad is prepared from oranges and bananas. One kilogram of oranges costs 30 CZK and one kilogram of bananas costs 18 CZK. How many kilograms of bananas need to be added to half a kilogram of oranges to produce a fruit salad worth CZK 21 per 1 k
  • 1st drug
    pirule First drug pack has an active ingredient ratio of L1: L2 = 2: 1 Second drug pack have a ratio of active ingredients L1: L2 = 1: 3 In which ratio do we have to mix the two packages so that the ratio of substances L1: L2 = 1: 2?
  • Mixture of nuts
    vahy2 The mixture of nuts should be prepared from almonds, peanuts and cashew nuts ratio 1: 2: 3 (respectively). The price of almonds is 150 CZK/kg, the price of peanuts is 140 CZK/kg and the price of cashew nuts is 180 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is deter
  • Alcohol
    chemia 6l 48% alcohol, how much 52% alcohol must be added to give 50% alcohol?
  • Copper sulphate
    CuSO4crystal How much g of water do we have to add to 240 g of an 84% CuSO4 solution to produce a 60% solution? (Express the mass of crystalline CuSO4 in the original solution and in the resulting solution and compare them. )
  • Two math problems
    coins 1) The sum of twice a number and -6 is nine more than the opposite of that number. Find the number. 2) A collection of 27 coins, all nickels, and dimes, is worth $2.10. How many of each coin are there? The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin.
  • Candies
    oriesky_3 In the confectionery, the price for 1 kg of pistachio candies cost CZK 360, and the price for 1 kg of hazelnut candies was CZK 280. Mixing these two types of sweets created a box of chocolates. How many grams of pistachios and how many grams of hazelnut c
  • The painter
    painter_12 In order for the painter to get the desired color, he must mix green and yellow in a ratio of 4: 7. If it has 28 l of green color, how many liters of yellow color should he add? How many liters of mixed color does he get?
  • Mushrooms
    hriby_1 Mushrooms lose 90% by weight drying. How many fresh mushrooms are needed for 5 kg of dried mushrooms?
  • Acid evaporation
    roztoky_12 How many kilograms of water do we have to evaporate from 100 kg of 32% acid to make it 80% concentration?

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