Numbers - math word problems

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  • Eight chairs
    family_1 There are eight chairs by the table and one more child sitting on each one. There are two times more girls than boys. How many girls and how many boys can there be?
  • An airplane
    aircraft-02 An airplane flies 1440 km in 2 1/4 hours. What is its average speed in km per hour?
  • 120 nuts
    oriesky Divide 120 nuts in a ratio of 4: 6.
  • Milk crates
    milk A farmer sells milk in crates that hold 15 bottles. She has 34,125 bottles of milk. How many crates can the farmer fill?
  • Dance ensembles
    dancers 4 dance ensembles were dancing at the festival. None had less than 10 and more than 20 members. All dancers from some of the two ensembles were represented in each dance. First, 31 participants were on the stage, then 32, 34, 35, 37, and 38. How many danc
  • MF graduate
    venn 78 school students graduate from mathematics or physics. There are three times more students who graduate from mathematics and do not graduate from physics than those who graduate from physics and do not graduate from mathematics. 69 students graduate fro
  • Proportional relationship
    ratios2 The ordered pairs (6,24) and (1, s) represent a proportional relationship. Find the value of s.
  • Pagans
    rohliky Jano and Michael ate pagans. Jano ate three more than Michael. The product of their counts (numbers) is 180. How many pagans did each of them eat?
  • Aman
    clocks2_1 Aman, Anna and Tina are participating in the school race. Anna completes a lap in 120 minutes, Aman completes a lap in 240 minutes and Tina completes a lap in 60 minutes. If they all started at the same time, then after how long will they meet again?
  • An electrician
    cu_wire_1 An electrician needs 1 1/3 rolls of electrical wire to wire each room in a house. How many rooms can he wire with 6 2/3 rolls of wire?
  • Chairs
    stol In the two dining rooms in the recreational building, there are equally arranged chairs around the tables. A maximum of 78 people can dine in the first dining room and 54 people in the second. How many chairs can be around one table?
  • Grandma
    family_1 We're going to Grandma. We still have 24 km left. How far does Grandma live if we have traveled from the total distance: half, a third, a fifth?
  • Summer camp
    tablo Some boys or girls signed up for the summer camp, which has a maximum capacity of 200 children. The main leader noticed that during the evening start, he could arrange the participants exactly in the twelve-step, sixteen-step, or eighteen-step, and no one
  • Tractor wheels
    tractor The front wheel of the tractor has a circumference of 18 dm and the rear 60 dm. We will make a red mark on the lowest point of both wheels. The tractor then starts. At what distance from the start will both marks appear identically at the bottom again?
  • Three
    bus27_1 Three buses follow the same circular route. The first driver is the slowest because he has many stops, and it takes him 90 minutes to cross the route. The second driver will pass the circuit in 1 hour. The third driver has the fewest stops, and the circui
  • Pegs
    meter_1 From two sticks 240 cm and 210 cm long, it is necessary to cut the longest possible pegs for flowers so that no residues remain. How many pegs will it be?
  • Babysitting
    babo $27.40 babysitting for 4 hours. How much would she make if she babysat for 7 hours?
  • One dice
    dice Calculate the probability of a roll of one dice with the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on the walls. Write the results in a notebook in the shape of a fraction in the basic form: 2/3. a, The number 1 falls on the cube. b, The number 5 falls on the cube. c, An
  • Gardens
    garden The area of the square garden is 3/4 of the area of the triangular garden with sides of 80 m, 50 m, 50 m. How many meters of the fence do we need to fence a square garden?
  • Sum 1-6
    seq_sum Find the sum of the geometric progression 3, 15, 75,… to six terms.

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