Units - math word problems

Number of problems found: 3542

  • Angled cyclist turn
    cyclistTurn The cyclist passes through a curve with a radius of 20 m at 25 km/h. How much angle does it have to bend from the vertical inward to the turn?
  • Ultra expensive ramps
    rampy_1 The village Čakajovce have two level railway crossings (the ramps), the railway company ZSR decided to replace it. The price for upgrading the two crossings is 302065 Euros. Calculate how many houses for 77000 euros is possible to obtain at this price. Ca
  • Required reserves
    ecb-printing-money_1 Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional reser
  • BMI index
    man_BMI Calculate BMI (body mass index, an index indicating obesity, overweight, normal weight, underweight) man weighing m = 71 kg and height h = 170 cm. The index is calculated according to equation (formula): ? With BMI index is possible to compare people of d
  • Company car
    fuel 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
  • Basic form
    time_3 Expressed the ratios of values in the basic form: 0,5 t : 1,2 kg 200 l : 0,15 m3 12 t : 3600 kg 500 kg : 2,5 t 0,9 kg : 500 g 3,6 m : 240 cm 1200 mm : 2,4 m 300 l : 0,3 m3 6 min 30 s : 900 s
  • Lottery - eurocents
    penize_1 Tereza bets in the lottery and finally wins. She went to the booth to have the prize paid out. An elderly gentleman standing next to him wants to buy a newspaper, but he is missing five cents. Tereza is in a generous mood after the win, so she gives the m
  • 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 journey
  • Mouse Hryzka
    myska_hryzka Mouse Hryzka found 27 identical cubes of cheese. She first put in a large cube out of them and then waited for a while before the cheese cubes stuck together. Then from every wall of the big cube she will eats the middle cube. Then she also eats the cube
  • After 2
    flowers_7 After we planted flowers in 2/5 of our garden, 24m remained unplanted. How many meters is the garden in total? If the total area of the garden is 1, the proportion of the remaining area is?
  • Pit
    truncated_pyramid The pit has the shape of a truncated pyramid with a rectangular base and is 0.8 m deep. The pit's length and width are the top 3 × 1.5 m bottom 1 m × 0.5 m. To paint one square meter of the pit we use 0.6 l of green color. How many liters of paint are nee
  • Turtles 2
    turtles A box turtle hibernates in the sand at 11 5/8. A spotted turtle hibernates at 11 16/25 feet. Which turtle is deeper?
  • Endless lego set
    lego_2 The endless lego set contains only 6, 9, 20 kilograms blocks that can no longer be polished or broken. The workers took them to the gym and immediately started building different buildings. And of course, they wrote down how much the building weighed. The
  • Bureau of Labor
    UPSVAR Bureau of Labor is a state institution that provides mike and the rest for their so-called clients. The mission of the Bureau of Labor is spend taxpayer money to provide relaxation and benefits to those who do not want to work. Popularly speaking sense th
  • Shopping malls
    tv The chain of department stores plans to invest up to 24,000 euros in television advertising. All commercials will be placed on a television station where the broadcast of a 30-second spot costs EUR 1,000 and is watched by 14,000 potential customers, durin
  • Three friends
    penize_49 Cuba, Matthew and their friend Adam found a brigade during their weekend weekends because they wanted to make a joint trip to the Alps that they planned for the spring break. Cuba enjoyed the skiing trip very much, so he was not lazy to get up and went to
  • Hairs
    parochna Suppose the length of the hair is affected by only the α-keratin synthesis, which is the major component. This synthesis takes place in the epithelial cells of the hair bulb. The structure of α-keratin is made up of α-helix, wherein in one revolution it i
  • Price of state
    cena_statu_blocek_2012 Estimate the cost of the state based on following reason. State price is expressed as a percentage respectively share in the redistribution of national GDP. Employee creates monthly value € 868 (super-gross wage).Then tax him 35.2% employer contributions
  • Three roads
    kolobezka The three boys moved from start to finish on three different routes A, B, C, always at the same time. Adam drove road A 1500 m long on a scooter. Blake walked route B 600 m long on foot. Cyril got on a scooter on route C after a 90 m walk, then he left th
  • Equilateral cone
    kuzel_rs We pour so much water into a container that has the shape of an equilateral cone, the base of which has a radius r = 6 cm, that one-third of the volume of the cone is filled. How high will the water reach if we turn the cone upside down?

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.

We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...