Reason + subtracting - math problems

  1. Lemonade
    limonada In January, 2 liters of lemonade were sold for CZK 24, while in February, 2.5 liters of lemonade sold at same price. How much percent was 1 liter of lemonade cheaper in February than in January?
  2. Math test
    test_13 Obelix filled a mathematical test in which he answered 25 questions. For every correct answer, he received 5 points, for each bad answer he had 3 points deducted. Obelix gained 36% of all points in the test. How many questions did he solve correctly?
  3. The Hotel
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2_2 The Holiday Hotel has the same number of rooms on each floor. Rooms are numbered with natural numbers sequentially from the first floor, no number is omitted, and each room has a different number. Three tourists arrived at the hotel. The first one was in
  4. Game 27
    dice_4 Susan wanted to play the game. In the beginning, the first says a number from 1 to 8. Then the second player adds a number from 1 to 5 and tells the sum. Again, the Susan adds a number from 1-5 and say sum and etc. . . The winner must say the number 27. W
  5. The Stolen Money
    magic2_1 A man walks into a store and steals a $100 bill. 5 minutes later, he returns to the store and buys stuff worth $70. He pays with the bill that he had stolen, so the owner of the store returns him $30. How many dollars did the store owner lose?
  6. The coil
    lano_1 How many ropes (the diameter 8 mm) fit on the coil (threads are wrapped close together) The coil has dimension: the inner diameter 400mm, the outside diameter 800mm and the length of the coil is 470mm
  7. Identity
    numbers_49 123456789 = 100 Use only three plus or minus characters to correct previous identity/equation.
  8. 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
  9. 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?
  10. Flowers
    flowers2 The flower has six flowers and each flower has a number. These are the numbers: 20,40,39,28,8,9. What number will be in the middle of the flower so that the numbers come from the flowers when we subtract and add?
  11. Add symbols
    plusminus_2 Add marks (+, -, *, /, brackets) to fullfill equations 1 3 6 5 = 10 This is for the 4th grade of the primary school - with no negative numbers yet
  12. Foot in bus
    havo It was 102 people on the bus. 28 girls had two dogs. A 11 girls had one dog. At the next stop seceded 5 dogs (even with their owners). They got two boys together with three dogs. The bus drove one driver. How many foot were in bus?
  13. Freezer
    mraznicka The freezer has the shape of a cuboid with internal dimensions of 12 cm, 10 cm, 30 cm. A layer of ice of 23 mm thick was formed on the inner walls (and on the opening) of the freezer. How many liters of water will drain if we dispose the freezer?
  14. Cinema 5
    kino James wants to go to the movies every Tuesday for five years. After a year he learned that the ticket price on Wednesday is only € 5.10 and € 5.60 the other day. Now that he know about the discount, he decided to change his habits and he will go to the ci
  15. Landlord
    dukaty Landlord had 49 ducats more than Jurošík. How many ducats Jurošík steal landlord if the Jurošík now 5 ducats more?
  16. Katy
    shipment Kate paid for the package on delivery of four meters textile 688 CZK. What is the price of one meter textile when shipping and handling amounted to 48 CZK?
  17. Salat
    sazenice-okurek Grandmother planted salad. In each row he planted 13 seedlings. After a morning frost many seedlings died. The first row five seedlings died. In the second row two seedlings died more than 1st row. In the third row three seedlings died less than 1st row.
  18. Classroom
    school_1 In a classroom are 30 students, boys are four times more than girls. How many boys are in the class?
  19. Brackets
    brackets Place one pair of brackets in expression 20-16 + 10 - 4 - 2 so that the result will be 0.
  20. Three numbers
    numbers_9 Find three numbers so that the second number is 4 times greater than the first and the third is lower by 5 than the second number. Their sum is 67.

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