Quadratic equation - high school - math problems

Number of problems found: 243

  • Staircase
    schody On a staircase 3.6 meters high, the number of steps would increase by 3 if the height of one step decreased by 4 cm. How high are the stairs?
  • Kohlrabies
    kalerab The price of one kohlrabi increased by € 0.40. The number of kohlrabies that a customer can buy for € 4 has thus decreased by 5. Find out the new price of one kohlrabi in euros.
  • Area and perimeter of rectangle
    rectnagles The content area of the rectangle is 3000 cm2, one dimension is 10 cm larger than the other. Determine the perimeter of the rectangle.
  • Isosceles triangle
    rr_triangle3 In an isosceles triangle ABC with base AB; A [3,4]; B [1,6] and the vertex C lies on the line 5x - 6y - 16 = 0. Calculate the coordinates of vertex C.
  • Dimensions of the trapezoid
    lichobeznik One of the bases of the trapezoid is one-fifth larger than its height, the second base is 1 cm larger than its height. Find the dimensions of the trapezoid if its area is 115 cm2
  • Integer sides
    rt_triangle_1 A right triangle with an integer length of two sides has one leg √11 long. How much is its longest side?
  • The cylinder
    valec2_1 The cylinder has a surface area of 300 square meters, while the height of the cylinder is 12 m. Calculate the volume of this cylinder.
  • Lookout tower
    tower How high is the lookout tower? If each step was 3 cm lower, there would be 60 more of them on the lookout tower. If it was 3 cm higher again, it would be 40 less than it is now.
  • Circle and square
    square_axes An ABCD square with a side length of 100 mm is given. Calculate the radius of the circle that passes through the vertices B, C and the center of the side AD.
  • Magnified cube
    cube_in_sphere If the lengths of the edges of the cube are extended by 5 cm, its volume will increase by 485 cm3. Determine the surface of both the original and the magnified cube.
  • Viewing angle
    zorny The observer sees a straight fence 60 m long at a viewing angle of 30°. It is 102 m away from one end of the enclosure. How far is the observer from the other end of the enclosure?
  • Birthdays
    bonbons_1 In the classroom, students always give candy to their classmates on their birthdays. The birthday person always gives each one candy, and he does not give himself. A total of 650 candies were distributed in the class per year. How many students are in the
  • Difference of legs
    rt_triangle In a right triangle, the length of the hypotenuse is 65 m, and the difference of legs is 23 m. Calculate the perimeter of this triangle.
  • An equilateral
    rs_triangle2 An equilateral triangle is inscribed in a square of side 1 unit long so that it has one common vertex with the square. What is the area of the inscribed triangle?
  • Two groves
    hajovna Two groves A, B are separated by a forest, both are visible from the hunting grove C, which is connected to both by direct roads. What will be the length of the projected road from A to B, if AC = 5004 m, BC = 2600 m and angle ABC = 53° 45 ’?
  • Block or cuboid
    cuboid The wall diagonals of the block have sizes of √29cm, √34cm, √13cm. Calculate the surface and volume of the block.
  • The tourist
    eq2 The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. After a 4 km walk, however, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re
  • Suppose
    linear_eq Suppose you know that the length of a line segment is 15, x2=6, y2=14 and x1= -3. Find the possible value of y1. Is there more than one possible answer? Why or why not?
  • 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 g
  • Conical bottle
    cone-upside When a conical bottle rests on its flat base, the water in the bottle is 8 cm from it vertex. When the same conical bottle is turned upside down, the water level is 2 cm from its base. What is the height of the bottle?

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



Looking for help with calculating roots of a quadratic equation?