System of equations - 6th grade (11y) - math problems

Number of problems found: 64

  • Borrowed book
    TB Jane must as soon as possible return a borrowed book. She figured that when she read 15 pages a day return book in time. Then she read 18 pages a day and then return the book one day before. How many pages should have a book?
  • Buns and toasts
    vaha_16 Two buns weigh 10 grams more than two toasts. One Bun and two Toast weigh a total of 110 grams. How many grams weigh three toasts? How many grams does a Bun weigh?
  • Toys
    obruce-a-svihadla The toy shop sold the same number of balls for 62 CZK and skipping ropes for 34 CZK. They income was 576 CZK. How many sold balls and how many skipping ropes?
  • Box of chocolates
    zele-bonbony In a box of chocolates was 16 candies. Christopher and Luke they were distributed: a) Christopher had about 4 candies over Luke, b) Christopher had about 6 candies less than Luke, c) Christopher had 3 times more sweet than Luke. How many had each boy cand
  • Family and age ratios
    family_1 Age of father and son are in the ratio 10:3; age of father and daughter are in the ratio 5:2. How old is father and son, if daughter is 20 years old? In what ratio is age sister and brother?
  • Honza + Alice + Tonda
    minca Honza + Alice + Tonda have a total of 111 USD. The ratio between Honza and Alena is 5:6 and the ratio between Alice and Tonda is 4:5 How many money have each of them?
  • The tourist
    cyclist_28 The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go?
  • Warehouses
    sklad To four warehouses is going cement in 25 kg bags. To first one third, to second quarter of the total. The third store got two thirds of the rest, and the last 310 tons came to fourth. How many cement is in all warehouses and how much got every one?
  • Homework - jumps
    castle_children Sasha jumped 121 cm Peter 4 cm more than Jirka. Jirka 6 cm less than Misha. Misha 7 cm less than Filip and Filip half as much Sasha and Petr together. How far each jumped?
  • Homework
    family Mother and Kate together weigh 24.5 kg more than the father. Father weighs 7.6 kg more than mother. Father weight 44.8 kg more than Kate. Determine weights of father mother and Kate.
  • Bob and Bobek
    carot_1 Bobek has 2 cabbages and 5 carrots, Bob has 2 cabbages and 9 carrots. When Bobek stepped on the scale weight 5800 g and when Bob weight 8960 g. Actual Bob weight is 8 kg and Bobek 5 kg. How much weighs one carrot?
  • Motion2
    car_cycle Cyclist started out of town at 19 km/h. After 0.7 hours car started behind him in the same direction and caught up with him for 23 minutes. How fast and how long went car from the city to caught cyclists?
  • Bonbons 2
    bonbons_1 Kilo sweets will cost 260 CZK. The first type has a price per 320 kg, the second type 240 CZK per kg. How many kilos of both kinds of sweets need to prepare a 35 kg mixture ?
  • Excavation
    vykop_ryha Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection digs for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of the excavation they met?
  • Rings groups
    venn 27 pupils attend some group; dance group attends 14 pupils, 21 pupils sporty group and dramatic group 16 pupils. Dance and sporting attend 9 pupils, dance and drama 6 pupil, sporty and dramatic 11 pupils. How many pupils attend all three groups?
  • Guess a fraction
    fractions_1 Tom was asked to guess a fraction. The sum of 1/2 the numerator and 1/3 of its denominator is 30. If Tom subtracts 36 from its denominator, the fraction becomes 1/3. What is the fraction that Tom was asked to guess? (Leave your answer in simplest form)
  • Square into three rectangles
    stvorcove-cisla_1 Divide the square with a side length of 12 cm into three rectangles with have the same circumference so that these circumferences are as small as possible.
  • Motion
    cyclist_1 If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving the train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
  • Forestry workers
    forestry_workers In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days are needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others if they work 10 hours a day?
  • Solution
    chemistry In 469 dl red solution is 84 dl red color and in 102 dl blue solution is 52 dl blue color. How many dl of red and blue dl color solution must be mixed to get a mixture of 247 dl contain 116 dl of color?

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