# Themes, topics - math word problems

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• Cyclist vs boat
The cyclist wants to ride a short distance by boat, but when he stops at the pier, the boat does not pick up passengers yet and is preparing to leave. The cyclist decides that the boat will catch up at the next stop. The stop is 12km far along the water a
• 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
• Candy - MO
Gretel deploys to the vertex of a regular octagon different numbers from one to eight candy. Peter can then choose which three piles of candy give Gretel others retain. The only requirement is that the three piles lie at the vertices of an isosceles trian
• Two math problems
1) The sum of twice a number and -6 is nine more than the opposite of that number. Find the number. 2) A collection of 27 coins, all nickels, and dimes, is worth \$2.10. How many of each coin are there? The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coin.
• Two people
Two straight lines cross at right angles. Two people start simultaneously at the point of intersection. John walking at the rate of 4 kph in one road, Jenelyn walking at the rate of 8 kph on the other road. How long will it take for them to be 20√5 km apa
• Three piles
100 kg of sugar we divide into three piles. The first pile is small. If we added to second 2 kg of sugar it would have 25% more sugar than the first pile. If we added to third pile 3 kg of sugar it would have 20% more sugar than the 2nd pile. How many kil
• Cross-country race
In the charity cross-country race of three-member relays, each team had to run a total of 36 km. Adam, Boris and Ctirad gradually ran for team A. Boris, and Ctirad ran a distance three times longer than Adam. Ctirad ran a distance of 5 km longer than Bori
• Tower model
Tower height is 300 meters, weight 8000 tons. How high is the model of the tower weight 1 kg? (State the result in the centimeters). The model is made from exactly the same material as the original no numbers need to be rounded. The result is a three-digi
• PIN code
PIN on Michael credit card is a four-digit number. Michael told this to his friend: • It is a prime number - that is, a number greater than 1, which is only divisible by number one and by itself. • The first digit is larger than the second. • The second d
• Electric cooker
During which time t does an electric cooker with power input P = 500 W and with efficiency n = 75% heat water with mass m = 2 kg and temperature t1 = 10°C to the boiling point (t2 = 100°C). The specific heat capacity of water is c = 4 180 J. Kg-1. K-1
• Velocipedes
In the 19th century, bicycles did not have a chain drive, and the pedals were connected directly to the wheel axis. This wheel diameter gradually increased until the so-called high bicycles (velocipedes) with a front wheel diameter of up to 1.5 meters, wh
• MO 2016 Numerical axis
Cat's school use a special numerical axis. The distance between the numbers 1 and 2 is 1 cm, the distance between the numbers 2 and 3 is 3 cm, between the numbers 3 and 4 is 5 cm and so on, the distance between the next pair of natural numbers is always i
• TV transmitter
The volume of water in the rectangular swimming pool is 6998.4 hectoliters. The promotional leaflet states that if we wanted all the pool water to flow into a regular quadrangle with a base edge equal to the average depth of the pool, the prism would have
• School trip
On a school trip, 17 of the 28 children bought ice cream or chocolate in a candy store. Twelve children bought chocolate, and nine children bought ice cream. How many children bought ice cream and chocolate? How many children did not buy ice cream? How ma
• 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
• Sweets
We want to prepare 5 kg of sweets for 150 CZK. We will mix cheaper candy: 1 kg for 120 CZK and more expensive candy: 1 kg per 240 CZK. How much of this two types of candy is necessary to prepare this mixture?
• Z9-I-4
Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row, she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. Fina
• Bronze, tin and copper
Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper. An alloy of 10% tin and 90% copper is Gunmetal. If it contains 20% tin and 80% copper, it is bell metal. How many tons of molten bell metal and how many tons of copper is needed to make 100 tons of Gunmetal?
• Center of gravity
The mass points are distributed in space as follows - specify by coordinates and weight. Find the center of gravity of the mass points system: A1 [1; -20; 3] m1 = 46 kg A2 [-20; 2; 9] m2 = 81 kg A3 [9
• Company car
Ms. Vaňková has a company car equipped with a multifunction indicator, on which she can monitor the average petrol consumption during individual rides. During the first ride, mostly in city traffic, it traveled 20.5 km, with an average consumption of 7.8L

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