# Pythagoras contest - math word problems

- Short cut

Imagine that you are going to the friend. That path has a length 330 meters. Then turn left and go another 2000 meters and you are at a friend's. The question is how much the journey will be shorter if you go direct across the field? - David number

Jana and David train the addition of the decimal numbers so that each of them will write a single number and these two numbers then add up. The last example was 11.11. David's number had the same number of digits before the decimal point, the Jane's number - Bicycles

You're the owner of the transport 's learning playground. Buy bicycles of two colors but you've got to spend accurately 120000 Kč. Blue bike costs 3600Kč and red bicycle 3200Kč. - Fluid

We have vessels containing 7 liters, 5 liters and 2 liters. Largest container is filled with fluid the others empty. Can you only by pouring get 5 liters and two 1 liter of fluid? How many pouring is needed? - One million

Write the million number (1000000) by using only 9 numbers and algebraic operations plus, minus, times, divided, powers, and squares. Find at least three different solutions. - Alarm clock

The old watchmaker has a special digital alarm in its collection that rings whenever the sum of digits of the alarm is equal to 21. Find out when the alarm clock will ring. What is their number? List all options ... - Skiing meeting

On the skiing meeting came four friends from 4 world directions and led the next interview. Charles: "I did not come from the north or from the south." Mojmir "But I came from the south." Joseph: "I came from the north." Zdeno: "I come from the south." W - Flowerbed

Family cultivated tulips on a square flower bed of 6 meters. Later they added the square terrace with a side of 7 meters to their house. One vertex of the terrace lay exactly in the middle of a tulip bed, and one side of the terrace divided the side of the - Equation algebraogram

Solve the equation: oco + ivo = cita How much has the task of solutions? - Equilateral triangle ABC

In the equilateral triangle ABC, K is the center of the AB side, the L point lies on one-third of the BC side near the point C, and the point M lies in the one-third of the side of the AC side closer to the point A. Find what part of the ABC triangle conta - King's birthday

To celebrate the king's birthday workers fire 1/5 all purchased rockets. To celebrate the Queen's birthday fire 1/6 of the remaining rockets and to celebrate the birthday of king's son remaining 15,000 rockets. How many rockets they purchased? - Two rectangles

I cut out two rectangles with 54 cm², 90 cm². Their sides are expressed in whole centimeters. If I put these rectangles together I get a rectangle with an area of 144 cm^{2}. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calcu - Triplets

Three years ago, the triplets Pavel, Petr, and Luke and their five-year-old sister Jane had together 25 years. How old is Jane today? - Special watch

Fero bought a special watch on the market. They have only one (minute) hand and a display that shows which angle between the hour and minute hand. How many hours it was when his watch showed - the minute hand points to number 2; the display shows 125°?

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