# Themes, topics - math word problems

1. Candies
The price for 1 kg of more expensive candies is 125 CZK. The price for 1 kg of cheaper candy is 100 CZK. We mix two different mixtures of candy. A) The first mixture contains 2 kg more expensive and 0.5 kg cheaper candy. Calculate the price for 1 kg of
2. Harvesters
The first harvester reaps the grain from land for 24 hours, the second harvester for 16 hours. For how many hours will take harvest by two harvesters, but the second harvester started working four hours later than the first?
3. Engine pulley
The engine has a 1460 rev / min (RPM). Disc diameter is 350 mm. What will be the disc peripheral speed in RPM? Pulleys on the engine has diameter 80mm, on a disc has diameter 160mm.
4. Flowerbed
Family cultivated tulips on a square flower bed of 6 meters. Later they added the square terrace with a side of 7 meters to their house. One vertex of the terrace lay exactly in the middle of a tulip bed, and one side of the terrace divided the side of th
5. Working together
One painter paint the nursery in 10 days, the second in 8 days. How many days will the nursery be painted if they work together?
6. Call of Duty
Game Call of Duty in CTF (Capture the Flag) opposes the British and the Germans, whose bases are 15 km apart. A German soldier stole the British flag and hid it with it in a secret place between the bases. If the British soldiers set out at a speed of 14
7. Timber log
The ship goes from point x to y. Downstream it takes 4 hours, upstream 6 hours. How long does it take from a point x to y a log?
8. Cenda and Pepa
Cenda and Pepa went to the event. Cenda started alone. Canda started after him for 20 minutes. How long took Cenda to catch him? Cenda traveling at 15 km/h, and Pepa traveling at 25 km/h.
9. Concentration
How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%?
10. Plot
The plot on which Mr. Kalous is to build a house has the shape of a rectangle. On a 1: 500 scale, its dimensions are 7cm and 5.5cm. Find out the dimensions of the plot. Calculate the parcel size.
11. Acid solution
By adding 250 grams of a 96% solution of sulfuric acid to its 3% solution its initial concentration was changed to 25%. How many grams of 3% of the acid were used for dilution?
12. 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%?
13. Distilled water
Sea water contains 5% salt. How many distilled water should be pour to 40 kg of sea water so that the salt content is 2%. How many kilograms of 2% of sea water we get?
14. Water temperatures
To 25 liters of water at 50 °C we add 15 liters of water at a different temperature. How many °C should the water be colder than 50 °C so that 40 liters of the water obtained has a temperature 42.5 °C?
15. Cyclist and car
A cyclist who runs at a speed of 20km per hour will arrive at the finish in 4.5 hours. How fast does the car have to drive the same route in 2 hours?
16. Alcohol
How many cubic centimeters of 96% alcohol is needed to obtain 0.75 liter of 40% alcohol?
17. Candy
The price for 1kg of more expensive candy is 125 CZK. The price for 1kg of cheaper candy is 100 CZK. We make two different blends of candy. And now. The second blend contains 2kg of more expensive candy and several kg of cheaper candy. The price per 1 kg
18. Solution
What amount of 80% solution and what amount of water is needed to mix in order to obtain two liters of 60% solution of this mixture?
19. Two pumps
The first pump fills the tank in 24 hours second pump in another 40 hours. For how long will take fill the tank if operate both pumps at the same time?
20. Water reservoir
The water reservoir is filled with one pump for 4 days by the second one for 9 days. Outlet can drain tank in 12 days. How long take fill the reservoir if both pumps are running and not closed outlet channel.

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