Reason - math word problems

  1. Digits
    seq_5 Show that if x, y, z are 3 consecutive nonzero digits, zyx-xyz = 198, where zyx and xyz are three-digit numbers created from x, y, z.
  2. 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
  3. Utopia Island
    doktori A probability of disease A on the island of Utopia is 40%. A probability of occurrence among the men of this island, which make up 60% of all the population (the rest are women), is 50%. What is the probability of occurrence of A disease among women on Ut
  4. Glass with icecream
    zmrzlina_7 We have 6 kinds of ice cream and 5 kinds of fruit. We put 3 cups of ice cream and 2 fruits into each glass. How many can unique decorated glasses be?
  5. 40% volume
    workers_41 40% volume with 104 uph (units per labor hour) 8 people working. What is the volume?
  6. 3 cats
    mouse_1 3 cats eat 3 mice in 3 days. How many mice will eat 10 cats in 10 days?
  7. Triangles
    triangle_234_1 Five sticks with a length of 2,3,4,5,6 cm. How many ways can you choose three sticks to form three sides of a triangle?
  8. Right triangle eq2
    rt_triangle_1 Find the lengths of the sides and the angles in the right triangle. Given area S = 210 and perimeter o = 70.
  9. Gold inheritance
    dukat_1 The king divided the inheritance with his three sons in the ratio of 7: 6: 4. Two of them received 286,000 gold. How much each of the sons got.
  10. Three friends
    gulky_9 Three friends had balls in ratio 2: 7: 4 at the start of the game. Could they have the same number of balls at the end of the game? Write 0, if not, or write the minimum number of balls they had together.
  11. Rectangles
    rectangle_15 The perimeter of a rectangle is 90 m. Divide it into three rectangles, the shorter side has all three rectangles the same, their longer sides are three consecutive natural numbers. What is the dimensions of each rectangle?
  12. Book reading
    books_30 If we read the book at a speed of 15 pages a day, we read it 3 days before we read it at a speed of 10 pages per day. If I read at 6 pages per day, how many days will I read the book?
  13. Three students
    terc2_2 Three students independently try to solve the problem. The first student will solve a similar problem with a probability of 0.6, the second student will solve at a probability of 0.55, and the third will solve at a probability 0.04. The problem is resolve
  14. Clothes
    dvojice_2 Danka and Janka collect clothes. Danka had 9 more than Janka, so she gave her 7. Which now has more cloth and how many?
  15. Bridge cards
    cards2 How many bridge hands are possible containing 4 spades,6 diamonds, 1 club, and 2 hearts?
  16. Four numbers
    equilateral_triangle_5 The first number is 50% second, the second number is 40% third, the third number is 20% of the fourth. The sum is 396. What are the numbers?
  17. Buns and toasts
    vaha_16 Two buns weigh 10 grams more than two toasts. One Bun and two Toast weigh a total of 110 grams. How many grams weigh three toasts? How many grams does a Bun weigh?
  18. Repair pipe
    workers_39 20 workers had to repair broken pipes in 30 days. After fourteen days, four laborers joined them. How long did the pipe repair work last?
  19. Snacks
    skola_9 The school attends 344 pupils. Half of them take snacks. 13 pupils who took snacks did not attend school. How many snacks left?
  20. Girls
    skola_10 The boys and girls in the class formed without the rest of the fives, 2 girls and 3 boys. There are 6 girls missing to create mixed pairs (1 boy and 1 girl). How many girls are in the classroom?

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