Money + system of equations - math problemsMoney or finance are an essential medium of exchange, a unit of account and store of value in modern society. Mathematical examples helps to get basic financial literacy.
Number of problems found: 110
The three best contestants are to divide the total prize of CZK 4,200. The second gets 20% more than the third. And the first one gets 200 CZK less than the second and the third together. How much will everyone get?
Eleven liters of white wine and eight liters of red wine cost a total of 1315 kc. 1 liter of white wine was 10 kc cheaper than a liter of red wine. How much is 1 liter of white and how much red wine?
- Aunt Rose
Aunt Rose gave $2500 to Mani and Cindy. Mani received $500 more than Cindy. How mich did Cindy received?
- A fisherman
A fisherman buys carnivores to fish. He could buy either 6 larvae and 4 worms for $ 132 or 4 larvae and 7 worms per $ 127. What is the price of larvae and worms? Argue the answer.
- Trio ratio
Hans, Alena and Thomas have a total of 740 USD. Hans and Alena split in the ratio 5: 6 and Alena and Thomas in the ratio 4: 5. How much will everyone get?
- On the 4
On the way to playing disc golf with his two boys, Mr. Smith purchases 3 muffins and 2 bottles of water, totaling $9.75. The following week he only has Asher with him, so he purchases 2 muffins and 1 bottle of water totalling $6.00. What is the cost of on
Zuzana bought 3 kg Jonathan apples. Then she noticed that Golden apples were 3 CZK a kilogram cheaper. So they bought 2 kg. For apples, she paid a total of CZK 109. How much did 1 kg Jonathan and how much Golden?
- Lottery - eurocents
Tereza bets in the lottery and finally wins. She went to the booth to have the prize paid out. An elderly gentleman standing next to him wants to buy a newspaper, but he is missing five cents. Tereza is in a generous mood after the win, so she gives the m
- An animal shelter
An animal shelter spends $5.50 per day to care for each bird and $8.50 per day to care for each cat. Nicole noticed that the shelter spent $283.00 caring for birds and cats on Wednesday. Nicole found a record showing that there were a total of 40 birds an
Adam has half the money in his right pocket than in his left pocket. If he transferred 40 crowns from the left pocket to the right, he would have the same in both pockets. Calculate how many crowns does Adam have in his left pocket more than in his right?
- Three workers
The three workers received € 2,850 together for the work done. They divided them according to the time worked so that the first received 20% less than the second and the third € 50 more than the second. How much EUR did each worker receive?
- Three friends
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 to
- 12 apples
12 apples and 2 loaves of bread cost 5.76 and 6 apples and 3 loaves of bread cost 7.68. How much is a loaf of bread?
- Two math problems
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.
- Fresh juice
The seller offers fresh-squeezed juice, which the customer either pours into his own containers or sells it in liter plastic bottles, which the customer buys from him. A liter of juice costs 40 CZK more than a bottle. There is no charge for turning the ju
Three employees earned a total of € 469 for repairing the equipment. They split so that the first got 20% more than the second, and the third 15% more than the second. How many euros did everyone get?
- The percent 2
The percent return rate of a growth fund, income fund, and money market are 10%, 7%, and 5% respectively. Suppose you have 3200 to invest and you want to put twice as much in the growth fund as in the money market to maximize your return. How should you i
Three workers have shared a common reward 13110 CZK follows: first worker got 35% less than the second and third worker got 20% more than the second worker. How much got each worker?
- Crown coins
Jana saves two-crown and five-crown coins. She has ten coins in the cashier. How many two crowns and how many five crowns shw have if she saved 29 crowns?
- Dividing money
Thomas, Honza and Vasek are to divide 1220kč. Honza got 25% more than Thomas. Vasek 20% less than Thomas. How CZK each got?
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