System of equations - math word problems
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Three siblings Helena, Oliver and George split the bag with candies on merit in the ratio 6:1:4. How many candies should each get if in bag were 88?
- The professor's birthday
Professor of mathematics had 57 birthdays. The director congratulated him. The professor asked the director: "And how old are you?" The director replied: "I'm exactly twice as many years than you were when I was old as to you today." How old is the direct
The length of the bases trapezium are in ratio 4:5. Length of midline is 15. How long are the bases of a trapezoid?
In the three-part tram went 206 passengers in front of others, 226 after others and in the middle half of all. How many passengers went in tram total?
Of the girls who attend primary school are 30% blondes and 70% brunette. 81% blondes and 19% brunette has blue eyes. How many girls attending school altogether if 470 girls has blue eyes?
- TV commercials
For the typical one-hour prime-time television slot, the number of minutes of commercials is 3/8 of the minutes of the actual program. Determine how many minutes of the program are shown in that one hour.
From station 130 km away started passenger train and after 2.2 hours after the express train, which travels 37 km an hour more. Express train finish journey 7 minutes early. Calculate the average speed of this two trains.
On the flowerbed was planted 280 flowers - pansies and crayons. During the first week wilts quarter of pansies and an eighth crayons, which is 20% of all flowers. How many pansies were planted on the flowerbed?
- The store
The store received the same number of cans of peas and corn. The first day sold 10 cans of peas and 166 cans ofcorn so that left 5 times more peas than corn cans. How many cans of each kind were in the store?
- 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
- Rectangles - sides
One side of the rectangle is 10 cm longer than second. Shortens longer side by 6 cm and extend shorter by 14 cm increases the area of the rectangle by 130 cm2. What are the dimensions of the original rectangle?
- Two valves
Water fill the pool by two valves for 11 days. After 7 days the first valve was stopped and the second valve fill pool for 7 days. How many days took to fill the pool each of the valves individually?
Bottle with wine costs 58 USD. Wine is 27 USD more expensive than the empty bottle. How much is the bottle itself?
Find the equation of a parabola that contains the points at A[6; -5], B[14; 9], C[23; 6]. (use y = ax2+bx+c)
Coffee from the machine in the cup cost 28 cents. Coffee is 20 cents more expensive than the cup. How much is the cup?
We have three cups. In the cups we had fluid and boredom we started to shed. 1 We shed one-third of the fluid from the second glass into the first and third. 2 Then we shed one quarter cup of liquid from the first to the second and to the third. 3 Then we
From points A and B simultaneously started against each other two walkers. After meeting both continue to B. Second walker came to B 2 hours before the first walker. It's speed is 2.7 times of speed of the first pedestrian. How many hours went pedestrians
- Waiting room
In the waiting room are people and flies. Together they have 15 heads and 50 legs (fly has 6 legs). How many people and flies are in the waiting room?
There is 31 students in a class. From mathematics was'nt worse mark than 2. Average mark in mathematics was 2. How many students have mark 1 and how many mark 2?
Cyclist who rides at an average speed 16 km/h travels trip distance 10 min before the cyclist who rides at an average speed 11 km/h. What is the length of this cyclist trip(distance in km)?
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