Rational numbers - math word problems

Number of problems found: 161

  • Zhiwei
    flasa Zhiwei wants to divide 19 litres of water equally into 6 pots. Find the volume of water in each pot?
  • Jagdeep
    paper Jagdeep had a strip of paper measuring 1.8 m. He cut it into 4 equal strips. How long is each shorter strip of paper?
  • Angie
    milk Angie poured 4 cartons of milk, each with 2.4 litres, into a mixing bowl. How many litres of milk were there altogether?
  • Suriani
    meter Suriani had 3.05 m of ribbon. She used up 0.76 m of it. What is the length of ribbon that she has left?
  • Andy had
    mince_5 Andy had $5.95 in his pocket. His father gave him another $3.55. How much does Andy have altogether now?
  • Jansen
    flasa_1 Jansen had 1.3 litres of fruit juice. He drank 0.5 litres during lunch. How many litres of fruit juice does he have left?
  • The recommended
    books The recommended price of the novel "Laughing Sun" is 285 SKK. The bookseller bought 60 pieces of the novel at the wholesale store and paid 82% of the recommended price (18% is his profit for selling books). For the recommended price, he sold 55 pieces of
  • Average price
    mince_1 Sixth grade went on a trip to Moravia. Each of the 26 pupils paid CZK 320 and the school paid a total of CZK 3,510. What was the average price of a trip per student?
  • Bottles
    flasa The weight of 17 bottles is 91.7 kg. What is the weight of 1 bottle?
  • The fastest
    ship The fastest boat can reach speeds more than 710% as fast as the Queen Mary 2. How would you express this number as a fraction and as a decimal?
  • Barrel
    vino Barrel of wine is filled by 9/14. What part of the barrel will remain filled when 1/4 of the wine we pour from the barrel?
  • Year 2020
    eq222 The four-digit number divided by 2020 gives a result of 1, **. (Can not be in form 1,*0. ) Write all the options.
  • Adding mixed 3
    mixed_fractions Why does 1 3/4 + 2 9/10 equal 4.65? How do you solve this?
  • The temperature
    teplomer_26 The temperature at 1:00 was 10 F. Between 1:00 and 2:00, the temperature dropped 15F. Between 2:00 and 3:00, the temperature rose 3F. What is the temperature at 3:00?
  • Lowest terms
    fractions_16 Reduce to the lowest terms: 32/124
  • 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.
  • Boats
    ship_7 Three-quarters of boats are white, 1/7 are blue and 9 are red. How many boats do we have?
  • Equivalent expressions
    pizza_10 A coach took his team out for pizza after their last game. There were 14 players, so they had to sit in smaller groups at different tables. Six players sat at one table and got 4 small pizzas to share equally. The other players sat at the different table
  • What is one third
    decimals What is 1/3 as a decimal? Give your answer rounded to 2 decimal places.
  • On the trip
    skola_17 On the trip were more than 55 children, but less than 65 children. Groups of 7 could be formed, but groups of 8 no. How many children were on a trip?

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