Numbers - math word problems
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- The farmer
The farmer brought potatoes to the market. In the first hour he sold two-fifths of the potatoes brought in, in the second hour he sold five-sixths of the remaining potatoes, and in the third hour, he sold the last 40 kg of potatoes. 1. Express a fraction
- Direct route
From two different places A and B connected by a direct route, Adam (from city A) and Bohus (from city B) started at a constant speed. As Adam continued to go from A to B, Bohus turned around at the time of their meeting and at the same speed he returned
Pump that draws water at velocity 3.5 liters per second water from a construction trench take 35 minutes. a) Find out how many minutes the water would run out of the trench pump that draws 7.4 liters of water per second. b) What is the pumping velocity wo
- Monty Hall
Suppose you're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three doors: Behind one door is a car; behind the others, goats. You pick a door, say No. 1, and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another door, say No. 3, which has a goat. Wh
Patel squeezed oranges so that his family could have fresh-squeezed juice for breakfast. He squeezed 4/17 cups from the first orange, 3/10 cups from the second orange, StartFraction 9 over 20 E
- Snowman 2
On the medal, which has the shape of a circle with a diameter 18 cm is sketched snowman so that the following requirements are met: 1. snowman is composed of three circles, 2. space over snowman is the same as under it, 3. diameters of all circles express
- Pie II
Vili ate three pieces of pie. If it pieces is 1/8 how much pie did he eat?
After death father (♱ 62) remained mother (his wife) and its 3 children. Inheritance by law is that in the first mother will automatically get half of the property and other one-half inherited by heirs which are mother and her 3 children by the same share
- Candy - MO
Gretel deploys to the vertex of a regular octagon different numbers from one to eight candy. Peter can then choose which three piles of candy give Gretel others retain. The only requirement is that the three piles lie at the vertices of an isosceles trian
- Lengths of the pool
Miguel swam 6 lengths of the pool. Mat swam 3 times as far as Miguel. Lionel swam 1/3 as far as Miguel. How many lengths did Mat swim?
- Three glasses
Three glasses of different colors have different volumes. Red 1.5 liter is filled from 2/5, blue 3/4 liter is filled from 1/3, and the third green 1.2 liter is empty. Pour green glass 1/4 of the contents from the red glass and 2/5 of the content from the
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?
We have three cups. In the cups we had fluid and boredom we started to shed. 1 We shed one-third of the fluid from the second glass into the first and third. 2 Then we shed one quarter cup of liquid from the first to the second and to the third. 3 Then we
- Election mathematics
In elections, 12 political parties received this shares of voters: party A 56.2 %party B 8.5 %party C 8.2 %party D 6.2 %party E 6.1 %party F 5.5 %party G 3.2 %party H 2.1 %party I 2 %party J 1 %party K 1 % Calculate what the shares acquired in the parliam
Megapizza will be divided among 100 people. First gets 1%, 2nd 2% of the remainder, 3rd 3% of the remainder, etc. Last 100th 100% of the remainder. Which person got the biggest portion?
- STRESSED word
Each letter in STRESSED is printed on identical cards, one letter per card, and assembled in random order. Calculate the probability that the cards spell DESSERTS when assembled.
- Degrees Fahrenheit
C= (5)/(9)(F−32) The equation above shows how temperature F, measured in degrees Fahrenheit, relates to a temperature C, measured in degrees Celsius. Based on the equation, which of the following must be true? I. A temperature increase of 1 degree Fahrenh
- Crimson Lynx
Captain Emily has a ship, the H. M. S Crimson Lynx. The ship is five furlongs from the dread pirate Umaima and her merciless band of thieves. If her ship hasn't already been hit, Captain Emily has probability 3/5 of hitting the pirate ship. If her ship ha
- Required reserves
Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional reser
- Watching TV
One evening 2/3 students watch TV. Of those students, 3/8 watched a reality show. Of the students that watched the show, 1/4 of them recorded it. What fraction of the students watched and recorded reality tv.