# Units - math word problems

#### Number of problems found: 3982

• Mineral water
The bottle contains 1.5 liters of mineral water. Pour all the water from the bottle into empty cups with a volume of 1/3 l. All but one will be filled to the brim. What part of the volume of the last cup is filled with water?
• The conical roof
The conical roof above the warehouse has a diameter of the lower part (base) d = 11.2 m and a height v = 3.3 m. How many rectangular steel plates with dimensions of 1.4 m and 0.9 m were needed for the production of this roof, if the seams and waste requir
• Cathy
Cathy has 5 cups of peanuts to share with her family. If each family member gets 1/2 cup of peanuts, how many family members can have some?
• A butter
A butter cube with an edge 6.5 cm long is packed in a package with dimensions a = 28 cm, b = 15 cm. Calculate how many cm2 the package is larger than the surface of the cube.
• Two pendulums
In 24 s, the first pendulum performed 12 oscillations and the second 16 oscillations. Determine the periods and frequencies of both pendulums.
• Part-timers
Six part-timers would take seven hours to pick strawberries. How long would this work take if two more temporary workers were added after three hours?
• Last month
Last month, Lana sold 35 necklaces a week at \$15 each. However, throughout the month, 6 customers returned their necklaces for a full refund due to defective clasps. How much did Lana make selling necklaces last month? (Hint: Assume there were 4 weeks in
• Dana helped
Dana helped her dad build a sandbox for her younger sister. The sandbox is shaped like a rectangular prism that is 4 1/2 feet long and 4 feet wide. Dana used bags of sand to fill the sandbox 1/2 of a foot deep. Each bag contained 1/2 of a cubic foot of sa
• Griffin
Griffin ordered a pair of sneakers online. He had a \$21 credit that he applied toward the purchase, and then he used a credit card to pay for the rest of the cost. If the shoes cost \$76, how much did Griffin charge to his credit card when he bought the sn
• Visit to grandmother
Robert's family traveled 5/8 of the distance to his grandmother’s house on Saturday. They traveled 1/3 of the remaining distance on Sunday. What fraction of the total distance to his grandmother’s house was traveled on Sunday?
• Diamond and angles
Find the area of a diamond with a side of 5 cm if you know that the internal angles in the diamond are 60° and 120°.
• Retirement
To purchase a gift to a retiring co-worker, everyone had to pay EUR 15. Because 4 workers were ill on the day the money was collected, everyone present had to pay additional 1 euro except retiring one. How many workers did the workshop have and how much d
• What power
What power should the radiator have in a room 5x4 meters with a height of 3 meters? Hint: Calculate 35 watts per meter ^ 3 in case you need 22 degrees in the room but you need about 24 degrees in the bathroom. It's an old heating cheat, but it will defini
• Two workers
One worker makes a part 4 hours and the second 9 hours later than they would make the same part together. How long does it take for each worker to make the part himself?
• Above water surface
If we remove the stone from the water, we apply a force of 120N. How much force will we have to exert if we move the stone above the water surface? The density of the stone is 5000 kg/m ^ 3.
• Curtain 3
Mrs Johnson bought 16.4 meters of cloth to make 8 curtains of equal length. What is the length of each curtain in meters?
• The surface
The surface of the cylinder is 1570 cm2, its height is 15 cm. Find its volume and radius of the base.
• Her goal
Her goal is to walk 10,000 steps each day. She measures her average step length to be 30 inches. If she walks 10,000 steps in a day, how many miles will she walk?
• A shopkeeper 2
A shopkeeper charged E17 for 4 textbooks of the same kind. What is the cost of one textbook?
• Big school kitchen
If 250 learners can be fed by 75kg. How many kg can 600 learners can be fed?

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...