Numbers - math word problems

  1. Hens and pigs
    pigs_2 Hens and pigs have 46 feet in total. At least how much can heads have?
  2. Sum of four numbers
    seq_6 The sum of four consecutive natural numbers is 114. Find them.
  3. Each with each
    tenis_3 Five pupils from 3A class played table tennis. How many matches did they play with each other?
  4. Reminder and quotient
    prime_5 There are given the number C = 281, D = 201. Find the highest natural number S so that the C:S, D:S are with the remainder of 1,
  5. Reminder and quotient
    prime_4 There are given numbers A = 135, B = 315. Find the smallest natural number R greater than 1 so that the proportions R:A, R:B are with the remainder 1.
  6. Divide 5
    ratios2 Divide 288 in the following ratio 3 : 4 : 5
  7. Collection of stamps
    stamp_11 Jano, Rado, and Fero have created a collection of stamps in a ratio of 5: 6: 9. Two of them had 429 stamps together. How many stamps did their shared collection have?
  8. Circus
    cirkus On the circus performance was 150 people. Men were 10 less than women and children 50 more than adults. How many children were in the circus?
  9. Six-digit primes
    numberline_1 Find all six-digit prime numbers that contain each one of digits 1,2,4,5,7 and 8 just once. How many are they?
  10. The Hotel
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2_2 The Holiday Hotel has the same number of rooms on each floor. Rooms are numbered with natural numbers sequentially from the first floor, no number is omitted, and each room has a different number. Three tourists arrived at the hotel. The first one was in
  11. Reduce to lowest terms
    fractions_16 Reduce to lowest terms : 32/124
  12. The florist
    ruze_6 The florist had 200 roses in the morning. During the day, more than half sold it. From the remaining roses, it will tie the bouquet. If a bouquet of 3, 4, 5 or 6 roses are bound, one always remains. How many roses from the morning shipment sold?
  13. Three machines
    rozvrh_1 The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
  14. Chocolate
    cokolada_7 I have a box of chocolate - white, milk and dark. The ratio of white to milk with dark is 3: 4. The ratio of white and milk to dark is 17: 4. Calculate what is the ratio between white, milk, dark chocolate.
  15. Bricks pyramid
    The_Great_Pyramid How many 50cm x 32cm x 30cm brick needed to built a 272m x 272m x 278m pyramid?
  16. Without 2
    calc_4 Without multipying, tell whether the product 0.644 x 0.25 will be greater than 1 or less than 1? Explane how you know. Then find the product.
  17. Four poplars
    topolcany_1 Four poplars are growing along the way. The distances between them are 35 m, 14 m, and 91 m. At least how many poplars need to be dropped to create the same spacing between the trees? How many meters will it be?
  18. Boats
    ship_7 Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?
  19. Pimps
    pirohy There were 24 pimps in the plate. Maros ate 12, his little sister four times less. How many pimps remained in the plate?
  20. What is one third
    decimals What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.

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