Statistics - math word problems

  1. Final exam
    test_12 There are 5 learners in a class that has written a final exam Aleta scored 55% vera scored 36% and Sibusiso scored 88% if Thoko scored 71% and the class average was 63%. What was Davids score as a percentage?
  2. The average
    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?
  3. Families 2
    family_24 There are 729 families having 6 children each. The probability of a girl is 1/3 and the probability of a boy is 2/3. Find the the number of families having 2 girls and 4 boys.
  4. Three friends
    penize_49 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
  5. Water current speed.
    river_4 Two cities along the river are 100 km apart. The powerboat downstream runs for 4 hours, upstream for 10 hours. Determines the river's current speed.
  6. The pool
    inlet_1 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?
  7. Three pumps
    pumps_5 We are filling the pool. The first pump would be filled in 12 hours, the second pump in 15 hours. If all three pumps were running at the same time, it would fill the pool for 4 hours. How long would the pool fill only with the third pump?
  8. Working together
    workers_49 One worker performs work in 3 days, the second in 5 days. How much do they work together?
  9. Standard deviation
    standard-dev_1 Find standard deviation for dataset (grouped data): Age (years) No. Of Persons 0-10 15 10-20 15 20-30 23 30-40 22 40-50 25 50-60 10 60-70 5 70-80 10
  10. Express train
    trains_13 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
  11. The factory
    clocks_13 The factory z can complete an order in 12 days, factory p in 18 days. For how many days does an order completed when the first two days work only the factory z and then both factories?
  12. Water reservoir
    nadrz_17 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?
  13. Std-deviation
    standard-dev Calculate standard deviation for file: 63,65,68,69,69,72,75,76,77,79,79,80,82,83,84,88,90
  14. Harvesters
    kombajn_10 The first harvester will harvest the grain from the field in 20 hours, the second, the more powerful in 10 hours. How long will take harvest this field by both harvesters, if the second harvester has to be set up first and this takes 2 hours? The first ha
  15. A report
    work_4 Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone?
  16. Midpoint 4
    segment_3 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?
  17. Coordinates of midpoint
    linear_eq_4 If the midpoint of the segment is (6,3) and the other end is (8,4) what are the coordinate of the other end?
  18. Precious metals
    gold_3 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
  19. Right isosceles triangle
    euclid_theorem_1 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?
  20. Center of line segment
    stredna_priecka_1 Calculate the distance of the point X [1,3] from the center of the line segment x = 2-6t, y = 1-4t ; t is .

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...



Looking for a statistical calculator? See also more information on Wikipedia.