# Themes, topics - math word problems

- Taxi

A taxi ride costs $3 plus $2.50 per mile. Write and Graph an equation in two variables that represents the total cost of a taxi ride. - A large

A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ] - Imagine

Imagine that a unit of air at a temperature of 25°C rises up a mountain range that is 3,000 meters high on the windward side and which descends to 1,200 meters on the leeward side, assuming that the air will remain dry what will its temperature when it cro - Rocket start

The body launched vertically up returns to the start site in 6 seconds. What height did it have? - Bus 14

Boatesville is 65.35 kilometers from Stanton. A bus traveling from Stanton is 24.13 kilometers from Boatesville. How far has the bus traveled? - Effective and mean voltage

A voltage divider consisting of resistors R1 = 103000 Ω and R2 = 197000 Ω is connected to the ideal sine wave voltage source, R2 is connected to a voltmeter which measures the mean voltage and has an internal resistance R3 = 200300 Ω, the measured value is - Three tributaries

It is possible to fill the pool with three tributaries. The first would take 12 hours, the second 15 hours, and the third 20 hours. The day before the summer season began, the manager opened all three tributaries simultaneously. How long did it take to fil - Journey 5

A man has to do a journey of 84km in 3 hours. He travels the first 30km at 20km/hr. At what rate must he travel the remaining distance to complete his journey on time? - Brakes

The braking efficiency of a passenger car is required to stop at 12.5 m at an initial speed of 40 km/h. What is the acceleration braking by brakes? - Two vans

At 8:30 a. M. , two vans leave at a parking area. They travel in opposite directions: one van travels at 48 km/h and the other at 62 km/h. At what time will the cars be 550 km apart? - Air thermal

Imagine that a unit of air rises at 3000 meters high, if temperature decreases 6 degrees celcius for every 1000 meter, what will be its temperature at 1400 meters, 2000 meters, 2500 meters and when it reaches the 3000 meter elevation. Starting temperature. - 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 working - Speed of car

In 2 hours 40 mins, a car travels 100km. At what speed is the car traveling? - Round-trip

A woman works at a law firm in city A which is about 50 miles from city B. She must go to the law library in city B to get a document. Find how long it takes her to drive round-trip if she averages 40 mph. - Ping time

Calculate theoretical ping time between Orlando and Shenzhen which is 14102 km distant. Ping time measures the round-trip time for small messages sent from the origin to a destination that is echoed back to the source. The name comes from active sonar term - A report

Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone? - Dirty road

Mr. Smith is on a road trip to a remote disc golf course 180km away. He travels part of the way at 100km/h along the highway, and part of the way at 50km/h along dirt roads. If it took 2 hours to get there, how many hours did he spend on dirt roads? - The position

The position of a body at any time T is given by the displacement function S=t^{3}-2t^{2}-4t-8. Find its acceleration at each instant time when the velocity is zero. - MW oven

You plug a microwave oven into a 20 amp electrical circuit. the microwave uses as much as 12.5 amps . How many amps are available on this circuit for other appliances? - Cottage house

The village is 28 km from the cottage. Father goes from village to cottage. Son goes from the cottage to the village. They meet 10 km further behind the cottage. How much did dad walk?

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