Pythagoras contest - math word problems

Number of problems found: 18

  • One million
    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.
  • Equation algebraogram
    reading Solve the equation: oco + ivo = cita How much has the task of solutions?
  • Triplets
    age_2 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?
  • Fluid
    nadoby 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?
  • Skiing meeting
    compass4 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." We
  • Alarm clock
    clock-night-schr The old watchmaker has a unique 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 . ..
  • Apples and pears
    banan Apples cost 50 cents piece, pears 60 cents piece, bananas cheaper than pears. Grandma bought 5 pieces of fruit, there was only one banana and paid 2 euros 75 cents. How many apples and how many pears?
  • Bicycles
    cyclist_11 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.
  • Short cut
    direct_route Imagine that you are going to a friend. That path has a length 120 meters. Then turn doprava and go other 630 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?
  • King's birthday
    ohnostroj 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?
  • Special watch
    clocks2_20 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°?
  • David number
    numbers2_4 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 numbe
  • Two rectangles
    rectangles2_2 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 cm2. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calc
  • Equilateral triangle ABC
    equliateral 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 cont
  • Flowerbed
    tulipany 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 th
  • Candles
    sviecka Before Christmas, Eva bought two cylindrical candles - red and green. Red was 1 cm longer than green. She lit a red candle on Christmas Day at 5:30 p. M. , lit a green candle at 7:00 p. M. , and left them both on fire until they burned. At 9:30 p. M. , bo
  • Self-counting machine
    nisa_Samopočet The self-counting machine works exactly like a calculator. The innkeeper wanted to add several three-digit natural numbers on his own. On the first attempt, he got the result in 2224. To check, he added these numbers again and he got 2198. Therefore, he a
  • Two cars on ring
    two_cars_1 There were two cars on the round track (ring) in the adjacent tracks, the first car in the inner track, the second in the outer track. Both cars started at the same time from one starting track. The first toy car drove every four laps simultaneously as th

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