# Units - math word problems

- Four workers

Four workers will lay the floor of the gym in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers left to the doctor. How long before the remaining three workers finish their work? - MG=7x-15,

MG=7x-15, FG=33, x=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown x. - Midpoint 6

FM=8a+1, FG=42, a=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown a. - 3rd dimension

The block has a surface of 42 dm^{2}and its dimensions are 3 dm and 2 dm. What is the third dimension? - Eight hours

Brigadier Franta ties a sheaf of hay in 20 minutes. Lujza in the same time only a quarter. How many sheaves will they tie together in 8 hours? - Midpoint 5

FM=3x-4, MG=5x-26, FG=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Use the given information to find the missing measure or value. - Calories 2

Ben eats approximately 2400 calories per day. His wife Sarah eats 5/8 as much. How many calories does Sarah eat per day? - Lumberjacks

Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days? - Pile of sand

A large pile of sand has been dumped into a conical pile in a warehouse. The slant height of the pile is 20 feet. The diameter of the base of the sand pile is 31 feet. Find the volume of the pile of sand. - Luggage and air travel

Two friends traveling by plane had a total of 35 kg of luggage. They paid one 72 CZK and second 108 CZK for being overweight. If only one paid for all the bags, it would cost 300 CZK. What weight of baggage did each of them have, how many kilograms of lug - A screen

A screen is 1680 x 1050 pixels. What are the coordinates (and size in pixels) of an centered area which is exactly 33% of the screen size? - Coins

The boy collected coins with value 5 CZK and 2 CZK when he had 50 pieces saved 190 CZK. How many he has each type of coin? - Right triangle

Ladder 16 feet reaches up 14 feet on a house wall. The 90-degree angle at the base of the house and wall. What are the other two angles or the length of the leg of the yard? - Conference 2

9 people attended a conference on behalf of their company. The conference fee was £520 per person and the company paid a total of £856 in travel costs for the 9 people. How much did the conference cost the company altogether? - Ten cashiers

Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes? - The pot

The pot is a cylinder with a volume of V = 7l and an inner diameter of d = 20cm. Find its depth. - The cube

The cube has an edge of 25 cm. We cut it into small cubes of 5 cm long side. How many of these little ones left when we build a new cube of 20 cm in length? - Mixing Celsius and Fahrenheit

Add up three temperatures: 5°F +6°F +0°C - Triangle 42

Triangle BCA. Angles A=119° B=(3y+14) C=4y. What is measure of triangle BCA=? - Flowerbed

Ondra digs the bed in 20 minutes. Cuba in 30 minutes. For how long do they dig together?

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