# Statistics - math word problems

- 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? - Soldier

An experienced soldier digs a good trench in 30 hours. Two soldiers dug the same trench each 40 hours. How many hours will the ditch dig all three together? - Component fail

There is a 90 percent chance that a particular type of component will perform adequately under high temperature conditions. If the device involved has four such components, determine the probability that the device is inoperable because exactly one of the - MO Z8–I–6 2018

In the KLMN trapeze, KL has a 40 cm base and an MN of 16 cm. Point P lies on the KL line so that the NP segment divides the trapezoid into two parts with the same area. Find the length of the KP line. - 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? - Evening shift

While working the evening shift, Officer K took 8 hours to complete a task at his work station and Officer M took 10 hours to complete the same task at his work station. How many hours would it take Officer K and Officer M to complete the same task workin - Toys 3

Tiffany's toyshop received a shipment of 360 toys. The first day 12 were sold the second day 19 were sold and on the third day, 26 was sold. How many days will the toyshop run out of toys? - 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)? - Together 3

If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hours, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? - Peroxide

How many ml 30% of peroxide (H2O2) should be poured into 100ml H2O to give a 20% solution? - Octane value

I loaded 10L 95 octane gasoline and 5L 100 octane gasoline. What is the resulting octane value of the gasoline in the tank? - Median and modus

Radka made 50 throws with a dice. The table saw fit individual dice's wall frequency: Wall Number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 frequency: 8 7 5 11 6 13 Calculate the modus and median of the wall numbers that Radka fell. - Two pumps

Pump A takes twice as long to fill a tank than B . Together they take 2 hours to fill the tank. How long does each one take to fill the tank by itself? - 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? - CuSO4 mixture

How many grams of solid CuSO4 we have to add to 450g of 15% CuSO4 solution to produce a 25% solution? - 75th percentile (quartille Q3)

Find 75th percentile for 30,42,42,46,46,46,50,50,54 - Performance

Two masons with the same performance would have made of plaster for 6 days. One of them, however, has increased its daily performance by 50%. How long would take they now to make plaster together? - Hyperbola

Find the equation of hyperbola that passes through the point M [30; 24] and has focal points at F1 [0; 4 sqrt 6], F2 [0; -4 sqrt 6]. - Bricklayers

When a bricklayer works himself to redeem the house in 8 days, the other bricklayer will be finished in 10 days. How long will it take to make 3 such houses together?

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