Statistics - math word problems

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  • Daily average
    Calculate the average temperature during the day, when 15 hours were 20 °C and 9 hours was 13 °C.
  • Two pumps together
    The first pump will fill the tank itself in 3 hours and the second one in 6 hours. How many hours will the tank be full if both pumps are worked at the same time?
  • Harmonic mean
    If x, y, z form a harmonic progression, then y is the harmonic mean of x and z. Find the harmonic mean of the numbers 6 and 5.
  • Summer tires
    Three tire servants have to change the summer tires on 6 cars in 2 hours. Mark's replacement would take 4.5 hours, Jirka would do it in 3 hours and 10 minutes, and Honza in 4 hours. Will they be able to replace all tires at the desired time?
  • Grass garden
    Mr. Grass would itself be mowed garden for 5 hours. His son Michael could do it for 7 hours. They agreed that they wake up at 5 am and begin to mow together. Ms. Grass needs to drive into town at 8.30. Michael says that at that time, they're done with wor
  • Three workers
    Three workers A, B, C have to work on a specific task. Workers A and B completed whole task in 14 days, B together with C for 23 days, A together with C for 13 days. How long it would take to complete the task every one of them alone? How long it would ta
  • Weighted harmonic average
    Ten workers will do some work in 2 minutes, five workers in 10 minutes, and three workers in 6 minutes. How many minutes per average worker per worker?
  • Left handed
    It is known that 25% of the population is left-handed. What is the probability that there is a maximum of three left-handers at a seminar where there are 30 participants?
  • Reading records
    Lucy, Tereza, and Petra decided to compile the compulsory reading records together. It would take 30 days for Lucia alone, 36 for Tereza and 45 for Petra. How long will it take to make records if they will work together?
  • Hydrochloric acid
    Determine the concentration of which must have a solution of hydrochloric acid that mixing 10 l of the solution with 8 liters of 26% solution to get the solution with a concentration of 50%?
  • Parquet floor
    Three workers laid the parquet floor for 2.301 hour. The first one would do this work alone 7 hours, the second in 6 hours. For how many hours would fulfill this work the third worker if he worked alone?
  • Frustum of a cone
    A reservoir contains 28.54 m3 of water when full. The diameter of the upper base is 3.5 m, while at the lower base is 2.5 m. Find the height if the reservoir is in the form of a frustum of a right circular cone.
  • Insert 6
    Insert four harmonic means between 3/7 and 3/19
  • Family
    What is the probability that a family with 7 childrens have: exactly 6 dívek? 2 dívky and 5 boys? Consider the birth probability of a girl is 48.87% and boy 51.13%.
  • Water reservoir
    One drain hole emptied the water from the tank for 20 hours, with the second drain for 30 hours. How long will the water drain from this tank if we open two drains simultaneously?
  • Painters
    First painter painted fence himself for 4 hours, the second painter 1.2 hours sooner than first, and the third painters slowest up to 16 hours. How long took them paint fence if worked together?
  • Express train
    International express train drove from Kosice to Teplice. In the first 279 km, the track was repaired, and therefore it was moving at a speed of 10km/h less than it was scheduled to drive. The rest of the 465 km trip has increased the speed by 8 km/h than
  • All use computer
    It is reported that 72% of working women use computers at work. Choose 3 women at random, find the probability that all 3 women use a computer in their jobs.
  • Painter Pavel
    Painter Pavel painted the fence for 16 hours and painter Petr the same fence painted for 13 h. How long should take painted the fence together?
  • The escalator
    I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the stairs' direction and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I climbed. I

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