# Themes, topics - math word problems

1. Vacation
Parents piggybacking children on vacation to its grandmother and grandfather at a city distant 150 kilometers. They agreed to meet halfway. Parents will be travel at 90 km/h, grandmother and grandfather at 60 km/h. Parents depart at 12:00 hours. When gran
2. Brass tube
The outer perimeter of brass tube (ρ = 8.5 g/cm3) is 38 cm. Its mass is 5 kg, length 54 cm. What is the pipe wall thickness?
3. Two forces
Two forces with magnitudes of 25 and 30 pounds act on an object at angles of 10° and 100° respectively. Find the direction and magnitude of the resultant force. Round to two decimal places in all intermediate steps and in your final answer.
4. Troops - soldiers
Food stocks will last 20 soldiers of the 4-day training. How many days they could extend training if four soldiers become sick?
5. Pumps 3
Two pumps of the same power fill the garden pool for 10 hours. How many of these pumps would have to use if we want to shorten the filling of the pool to four hours?
6. Janitor
Janitor tosses 26 cm layer of snow on the school grounds for 90 minutes. How many friends would have to call for help if snow needs to have bowled for 15 minutes. We assume that at the same time bow all the same amount of snow.
7. Hurry - rush
At an average speed 7 km/h I will come from the school to the bus stop for 30 minutes. How fast I need to go if I need to get to the bus stop in 21 minutes?
8. Floating floor
In the new building is considered a floating floor worker in each room. 30 minutes lay 9 m2 of the floor. How long 3 workers laid the floor in 4 rooms with a total area of 90 m2?
9. Tea blend
Tea blends are maked from two kinds of tea. In standard tea mixture are two teas in the ratio 1:3 and 40 g costs 42 CZK. In the premium tea mixture are weighing two teas in the ratio 1:1 and 50 grams costs 60 CZK. How much cost 10 grams of more expensive
10. Supermarket cashiers
When at the supermarket are opened only 2 cash people waiting in the front approximately 12 minutes. How many will shorten the average waiting time in a front where supermarket open another three cashiers?
11. Two cars
From the town A to town B started two cars. The first at 7:00 at average speed 60 km per hour, the second at 10:00 at average speed 100 km per hour. The first car will not stay in B, and on the way back meet the second car at half way from A to B. At what
12. Warehouse cars
From the warehouse started truck at speed 40km/h. After 1hour 30mins started from the same place same direction a car at speed 70 km/h. For how long and at what distance from the warehouse overtake a truck?
13. Hollow sphere
Steel hollow sphere floats on the water plunged into half its volume. Determine the outer radius of the sphere and wall thickness, if you know that the weight of the sphere is 0.5 kg and density of steel is 7850 kg/m3
14. Blackjack TU160
Bomber Tupolev TU160 started at 9:00 from the airport and flew at average speed of 1850 km/h toward the airfield B distant 3500 km. After evaluating the danger from the airport B started at 9:45 B towards A fighter MIG 29 at an average speed 2300 km/h. A
15. Distance runner
Distance runner already climbed three fifths of the total route. Thus passed 90 km. How many km he have to stop? How long is his route?
16. BMI index
Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. Index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of dif
17. Holiday SMS
Kucera and Malek start from the holiday together. They agreed that if they be 100 km apart, will send a SMS. Kucera traveling at 60 km/h., Malek 90 km/h. They started at 14 hours PM. At what time they send a message?
18. Pedestrian and cyclist
Pedestrian out with a speed of 4 km/hour from city center and after 1hour and 10 minutes came after him cyclist at speed of 18 km/h. At how many minutes he catches up with pedestrian?
19. Swing
A child weighing 12 kg is sitting on a swing at a distance of 130 cm from the axis of rotation. How far away from the axis of rotation (center) must sit down his mother weighs 57 kg if she wants to be swing in balance?
20. The ship
The ship went upstream speed of 20 km/h in relation to water. River flows at speed 10 km/h. After half an hour, he stopped and returned downstream to the starting point. How long it took way back when even if downstream speed of ship is 20 km/h in relatio

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