Statistics - math word problems
- Test scores
Jo's test scores on the first four 100 point exams are as follows: 96,90,76, and 88. If all exams are worth the same percent, what is the minimum test score necessary on his last exam to earn an A grade in the class (90% or better)?
- Center of line segment
Calculate the distance of the point X [1,3] from the center of the line segment x = 2-6t, y = 1-4t ; t is .
- Three friends
Cuba, Matthew and their friend Adam found a brigade during their weekend weekends because they wanted to make a joint trip to the Alps that they planned for the spring break. Cuba enjoyed the skiing trip very much, so he was not lazy to get up and went t
- Coordinates of midpoint
If the midpoint of the segment is (6,3) and the other end is (8,4) what are the coordinate of the other end?
- Average temperature
The average temperature from Monday to Sunday was 40.5 and the average temperature from Monday to Saturday was 42.8. What was the temperature on Sunday?
- Precious metals
In 2006-2009, the value of precious metals changed rapidly. The data in the following table represent the total rate of return (in percentage) for platinum, gold, an silver from 2006 through 2009: Year Platinum Gold Silver 2009 62.7 25.0 56.8 2008 -41.3 4
- Young mathematician
One young mathematician was bored again. He found that the average age of people in the room where the seminar is equal to its count. Then his 29-year-old brother entered this room. Even then, the average age of all present was the same as the count of peo
- The pool
The pool contains 220 m3 of water. The pool can be emptied either: a) 10 hours of pipe B and 8 hours of pipe A, or b) 10 hours of pipe A and 7 hours of pipe B. How many cubic meters of water will flow in 1 hour from pipe A and how many from pipe B?
- Right isosceles triangle
Right isosceles triangle has an altitude x drawn from the right angle to the hypotenuse dividing it into 2 equal segments. The length of one segment is 5 cm. What is the area of the triangle?
- Minute average
In a factory, four workers are assigned to complete an order received for dispatching 1400 boxes of a particular commodity. Worker A takes 4 mins per box, Worker B takes 6 minutes per box, C takes 10 mins per box, D takes 15 mins per box. Find the average.
- Centroid - two bodies
A body is composed of a 0.8 m long bar and a sphere with a radius of 0.1m attached so that its center lies on the longitudinal axis of the bar. Both bodies are of the same uniform material. The sphere is twice as heavy as the bar. Find the center of gravit
- Internet anywhere
In school, 60% of pupils have access to the internet at home. A group of 8 students is chosen at random. Find the probability that a) exactly 5 have access to the internet. b) At least 6 students have access to the internet
- Mixture 2
How many liters of water must be added to 7 liters of a 20% solution to obtain a 10% solution?
- Midpoint 4
If the midpoint of a segment is (6,3) and the other end point is (8,-4) what are thw coordinate of the other end?
- Profit growth
The profit of a company increased by 25% during the year 1992, increased by 40% during the year 1993, decreased by 20% in the year 1994 and increased by 10% during the year 1995. Find the average growth in the profit level over the four years periods?
- Catering business
Montealegre family has a catering business. In one birthday party, they charged their costumer 11,767.50 for a party of 90 persons and a service charge of 2,500.50. How much was the average cost per person? Please show your solution.
- 5 people
5 people have $122000 and 1 person has $539000 How much should each person (equally) pay?
Five employees of the company were paid bonuses so that each successor received a 550 USD less than the previous employee. How much did everyone get, if a total of USD 11,000 has paid?
- The average
The average of one set of 4 numbers is 35. The average of another set of number is 20. The average of the numbers in the two sets is 30. How many numbers are there in the other set?
- Temperature change
The mean temperature change is -3.2°F per day for five days. What is the total change over the five day period?
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