Reason - math word problems

  1. Garage
    garaz2 There are two laths in the garage opposite one another: one 2 meters long and the second 3 meters long. They fall against each other and stay against the opposite walls of the garage and both laths cross 70 cm above the garage floor. How wide is the gara
  2. Years
    children_12 Susan is 3 years and as she will be old as Teodor now him will be 11. How old is Teodor today?
  3. Adam and Ben
    venn_diagram_3_2 When Ben is so many years old to Adam today, Adam will be 23 years old. When Adam was as old as Ben, Ben was two years old. How old is today Ben and Adam?
  4. Wine
    vino_1 A bottle of wine costs 21 euros; and wine is 20 times more expensive than a bottle. How much a bottle cost?
  5. Three reds
    sedma What is the probability that when choosing 3 carats from seven carats, all 3 reds will be red?
  6. Saving 9
    penize_40 An amount if $ 2000 is invested at an interest of 5% per month. if $ 200 is added at the beginning of each successive month but no withdrawals. Give an expression for the value accumulated after n months. After how many months will the amount have accumula
  7. Tree shadow 3
    tree3_1 A 2-meter rod casts a shadow 3.2 m long. How high is a tree with a shadow of 14.4 m ?
  8. Gloves
    rukavice_1 Petra has ten pairs of gloves in the closet. Six pairs are blue, 4 pairs are yellow. How many pieces of gloves need to be pulled out at least when she pull them out in the dark and want to have one complete one color pair?
  9. Tricolors
    Flag_of_the_Netherlands.svg From the colors - red, blue, green, black and white, create all possible tricolors.
  10. Italian writer
    books_11 There were 17 children in the barracks with an Italian writer. 6 children ordered a book in an Italian original and 12 children in the translation. How many children ordered a book in both languages if the three children did not order it?
  11. Krkonose CZ
    krkonose Tourist's rod on the tourist route in the Krkonose was 1/5 of its length into the ground. Snow fell in winter and 1/3 of the length of the rod remained above the snow. Find the height of the snow if the length of the part above the snow is 32 cm greater t
  12. Garden
    zahon_6 The garden has the shape of a rectangle measuring 19m20cm and 21m60cm. Mr. Novák will fence it. It wants the distance between adjacent pillars to be at least two meters and a maximum of three meters. He would also like the distances between the adjacent pi
  13. April (month)
    coins_2 April has 30 days. Roman saves his money in the box for the whole month. Every third day you saves 10 cents. How many cents did Roman saved during the whole month when start saving on April 1?
  14. Roses 2
    ruze Aunt Rose went to the flower shop to buy a bouquet with three roses. The flower shop had white, yellow and red roses. How many different flowers bouquet can a flower make for Aunt Rose create? Write all the bouquet options.
  15. Thales
    tales Thales is 1 m from the hole. The eyes are 150 cm above the ground and look into the hole with a diameter of 120 cm as shown. Calculate the depth of the hole.
  16. Page numbering
    books_10 The book has 88 pages. How many times is the number 4 used for the book numbering?
  17. Crown coins
    coins_1 Jana saves two-crown and five-crown coins. She has ten coins in the cashier. How many two crowns and how many five crowns shw have if she saved 29 crowns?
  18. Princess
    princezna Princess has lost 321 beads and Prince George are all trying to find. On the first day he found all but 83 beads. On the second day he found 68 beads. On the third day he found the rest, but the princess had lost 76. How many beads had Princess after the f
  19. Fewer than 500 sheep,
    sheep-500 There are fewer than 500 sheep, but if they stand in a double, triple, quadruple, five and sixth order, one sheep will remain. But they can stand in the seventh order. How many are sheep?
  20. Force meter
    archimedes We put the statuette on the force meter. The force meter showed a value 25 N. Then we placed the statuette on the force meter completely immersed in the water. The force meter showed a value 17 N. What is the volume of the statuette?

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