Reason - math word problems

  1. 2d shape
    semicircles_rect Calculate the content of a shape in which an arbitrary point is not more than 3 cm from the segment AB. The length of the segment AB is 5 cm.
  2. Father and sons
    family_7 After15 years will father many years as his two sons together now. There is a six-year difference between the brothers, and the older one celebrated fifty years three years ago. How old is their father now?
  3. Pets in ZOO
    chicken_3 The zoo have run for pets. They are chickens, pigs and cow. Altogether there has 20 heads and 60 feet. How many chickens and piglets are there?
  4. Subjects
    math_series_1 Student makes a mathematical task for five minutes and the task from biology in twelve minutes. Another day he have homework in math and biology which consists of eleven tasks together. To do the job took hour and a half. How many tasks maked in each subj
  5. Points in plane
    linear_eq_1 The plane is given 12 points, 5 of which is located on a straight line. How many different lines could by draw from this points?
  6. Toy store
    panenka In the toy department of store was exposed 28 dolls. 19 dolls were blondes or could speak. 12 dolls were blondes, 14 could speak. How many blondes could speak in the toy department? How many blondes could not speak?
  7. Christmas
    christmas_1 Father said: "exactly after 56 hours we will sit down to Christmas Eve table" How was and what time it was when Father said this sentence? The Christmas Eve table they sit down at exactly 6 PM hour.
  8. Mushrooms
    huby_3 Fresh mushrooms contain 90% water, dried only 12%. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms are needed for 5kg dried?
  9. Two trucks
    cars_6 Two trucks left cities A and B against each other and met after an hour. The first car came to B 27 minutes later than the second car to A. Calculate the car speed if the distance between cities A, B is 90 km.
  10. Trapezoid MO-5-Z8
    lichobeznik_mo_z8 ABCD is a trapezoid that lime segment CE divided into a triangle and parallelogram as shown. Point F is the midpoint of CE, DF line passes through the center of the segment BE and the area of the triangle CDE is 3 cm2. Determine the area of the trapezoid
  11. Goat, cabbage and wolf
    goat__wolf_and_cabbage A man once had to travel with a wolf, a goat and a cabbage. He had to take good care of them, since the wolf would like to taste a.piece of goat if he would get the chance, while the goat appeared to long for a tasty cabbage. After some traveling, he sudd
  12. Doubling
    exp_5 The message is spreading that each day has doubled the number of people who know about it. All know message for 20 days. How long known it eighth people?
  13. Probably member
    math_series Look at the series 2,6,25,96,285, ? What number should come next?
  14. Cakes Z8-I-5
    cukriky_5 Mom brought 10 cakes of three types: kokosek was less than laskonek and most were caramel cubes. John chose two different kinds of cakes, Stephan did the same and for Margerith leave only the cakes of the same type. How many kokosek, laskonek and caramel
  15. One percent
    led One percent of all the lights in the city are LED, the remaining 99% are conventional. Other types are not there. John counted them honestly but he had counted only conventional. After a good dinner he registered numbers and he have notice that from all
  16. Hello adding
    adding_1 Fill letters instead of digits so the indicated sum (equal letters represent equal digits). What number is hidden under the letter J? A A H A H O A H O J -------------------------- 4 3 2 1
  17. Two friends
    beers Two friends met as a good man perish together for a beer. After recovery the most important topics (politics, women, football ...), one asks: - And how many do you have children? - I have 3 children. - And how many years have? Friend already not want to a
  18. Star equation
    numbers_37 Write digits instead of stars so that the sum of the written digits is odd and is true equality: 42 · ∗8 = 2 ∗∗∗
  19. Rectangle diagonals
    rectangle_diagonals_1 It is given rectangle with area 24 cm2 a circumference 20 cm. The length of one side is 2 cm larger than length of second side. Calculate the length of the diagonal. Length and width are yet expressed in natural numbers.
  20. Four families
    Rodina-01 Four families were on a joint trip. In the first family, there were three siblings, namely Alica, Betka and Cyril. In the second family were four siblings, namely David, Erik, Filip and Gabika. In the third family, there were two siblings, namely Hugo an

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