Numbers - math word problems

  1. At the
    family At the presentation of the travelers came three times as many men than women. When eight men left with their partners, there were five times more men than women at the presentation. How many were men and women originally?
  2. Profitable company
    penize Three businessman decide to open up their own company. They agree to distribute the yearly profits made in the same ratio as their initial investments. They invest R 50 000, R 75 000 and R25 000, respectively. The profit made by the company in the first y
  3. Wax candles
    sviecka A company makes wax candles in the shape of a cylinder. Each candle has a diameter of 4 inches and a height of 7 inches. If the company used 7561.12 in3 of wax, how many candles did it make? Use 3.14, and do not round your answer
  4. Divide
    hrusky How many different ways can three people divide 7 pears and 5 apples?
  5. The fastest
    ship The fastest boat can reach speeds more than 710% as fast as the Queen Mary 2. How would you express this number as a fraction and as a decimal?
  6. Fruits
    banan_1 In the shop sell 4 kinds of fruits. How many ways can we buy three pieces of fruit?
  7. Bouquets
    flowers In the flower shop they sell roses, tulips and daffodils. How many different bouquets of 5 flowers can we made?
  8. TV competition
    test_1 In the competition, 10 contestants answer five questions, one question per round. Anyone who answers correctly will receive as many points as the number of competitors answered incorrectly in that round. One of the contestants after the contest said: We
  9. Twelve flowers
    flowers A florist has roses, tulips, daffodils, and carnations to use in flower arrangements. If she were to make an arrangement using 12 flowers, how many different combinations of these 4 types of flowers would be possible?
  10. Tenths digit
    numbers2 For 10.932, which digit is in the tenths place?
  11. Average monthly salary
    penize A total of 10 teachers work at one small school in Moravia. The monthly salary of each is 21,500 CZK or 21,800 CZK or 22,500 CZK according to their education and age. The average monthly salary for this school's teacher is 21 850 CZK. How many teachers of
  12. Twenty-five
    prime How many three-digit natural numbers are divisible by 25?
  13. Intelligence test
    test Paľo, Jano, Karol, and Rišo were doing an intelligence test. Palo correctly answered half of the questions plus 7 questions, Jano to a third plus 18 questions, Karol to a quarter plus 21 questions and Risho to a fifth plus 25 questions. After the test, K
  14. Evaluate 5
    parabola2 Evaluate expression x2−7x+12x−4 when x=−1
  15. Two-digit number
    numbers_1 Digit sum of thinking two-digit natural number is 11. When it exchanging a sequence of digits, given a number which is 27 less than the thinking number. Find out which number I think.
  16. Quotient
    math Find quotient before the bracket - the largest divisor 51 a + 34 b + 68 121y-99z-33
  17. A loan
    exp_growth A loan in the amount of $944 is charged simple interest at an annual rate of 8.1%. How much money is owed 14 months after the loan was made?
  18. By six
    numbers_1 From the digits 1,2,3,4 we create the long integer number 123412341234. .. .. , which will have 962 digits. Is this number divisible by 6?
  19. Cube construction
    222cube A 2×2×2 cube is to be constructed using 4 white and 4 black unit cube. How many different cubes can be constructed in this way? ( Two cubes are not different if one can be obtained by rotating the other. )
  20. Students
    skola After the fifth-grade class left 20% of students. In the seventh grade were added 2 pupils, in the eighth 1 pupil, in the ninth, the number has not changed, but it is now tenth students less than it was in the fifth grade. How many pupils are in the 9th

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