Themes, topics - math word problems

  1. Two workers
    workers_2 Two workers carry will do certain work for 12 days. After 8 days of working was one removed, and then the other finished the job alone in 10 days. For how many days would do this work alone each worker?
  2. Construct 1
    thales_right Construct a triangle ABC, a = 7 cm, b = 9 cm with right angle at C, construct the axis of all three sides. Measure the length of side c (and write).
  3. Invitations
    envelope For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
  4. Chalet
    turancar_autobus The children were on a school trip to the mountain . One third of the journey went by the train and continue by bus. When you get off the bus, they remained a third of the distance they traveled by bus. What part of journey children went by the bus (wrote
  5. Train from Brno
    train_cd First train started from Brno at 8 am at 60 km per hour. Second train started from Opava at 7 o'clock at the speed of 40 kilometers per hour. In how many hours and how far from cities trains meet when the distance of cities is 200 kilometers.
  6. Skier
    skiing_1 At this point, the first skier lead 20 km before the second skier and travels at a constant speed 19 km/h. The second skier rides at 24 km/h. How long take him to catch up the first?
  7. Carbon dioxide
    co2 Calculate how many grams of oxygen are in 50 g of carbon dioxide CO2. Relative atomic mass of oxygen is 16 and of carbon is 12.
  8. Pumps 3
    pump_water 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?
  9. Passenger car
    ts_5_2_wi-1 Passenger car travels 1 km for 2.3 minutes, a truck during a 50 seconds long. How much is the speed of the truck less?
  10. ICE train
    ice_train German runways test a new ICE train between Munich and Berlin. The train runs to Berlin at a slow speed of 100 km/h. Back from Berlin goes faster. How quickly did the train have to go on a return trip so that the total average train speed for both journeys
  11. Ascent and descent
    up_down Car goes 114 km track, which consists of ascent and descent at time of 1 hour 35 minutes. When climbing moves at the speed 48 km/h and downhill 25 m/s. What is the length of climb and descent?
  12. Brass tube
    Ms_trubka 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?
  13. Painting
    natieranie Jožko with Fero painted the bench for four hours. How many hours would take work if four friends help him?
  14. Automaker
    car_manufactury The automaker now produces daily 4 new cars more than last year so the production of 360 cars will save just one full working day. How many working days to produce 360 vehicles needed last year?
  15. Disinfecting solution
    desinfect How much distilled water is necessary to pour into 500 ml of 33% hydrogen peroxide solution to obtain 3% disinfecting solution?
  16. Painters
    painters The first team of painters would paint bridge in 15 days, the second in 10 days. After 3 days of working together second team goes out and continue only first team. How many days took second team to finish painting the bridge?
  17. Against each other
    Lotus_Esprit From two points A, B distant 23 km at the same time started two cars against each other at speeds 41 km/h and 65 km/h. How long does cars meet and what distance passes each of them?
  18. Cows
    kravy0 20 cows has food for 60 days. We reduce the dose to two-thirds for 18 cows. How many days will be fed?
  19. Train 2
    zssk_vlak The train slowed down from 90 km/h to 72 km/h in 5 seconds. How long track travel?
  20. Inclined plane
    naklonena_rovina On the inclined plane with an angle of inclination of 30 ° we will put body (fixed point) with mass 2 kg. Determine the acceleration of the body motion on an inclined plane.

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