Units - math word problems

Number of problems found: 3467

  • Ladder
    rebrik How long is a ladder that touches on a wall 4 meters high and its lower part is 3 meters away from the wall?
  • Flower boxes
    wood_1 How many m2 of 10mm thick boards are needed to make 12 flower boxes? The dimensions of the box are 180,150 and 1500 mm.
  • Saving
    penize_1 At the beginning of the year, Tomas had saved 230kc, after half a year even 590 CZK. How many crowns did he save each month when saving the same amount?
  • Banknotes
    penize How many different ways can the cashier payout € 310 if he uses only 50 and 20 euro banknotes? Find all solutions.
  • Real estate 2
    penize_49 A real estate agent sold a lot for Php.550,000. If his agency pays at 10% commission, how much commission will he or she receive?
  • Triplets
    age_2 Three years ago, the triplets Pavel, Petr, and Luke and their five-year-old sister Jane had together 25 years. How old is Jane today?
  • Sales off
    lacnejsie shoes cost x euros. First they are discounted by 50%, and then 25% of the new amount. Determine what percentage of the total cost is cheaper.
  • Two trains
    two-trains Two trains go at each other. First at speed 40 km/h and the second at speed 60 km/h. At what distance will be 30 minutes before they will meet?
  • Gardeners
    ceny Gardeners pays to city for the lease of one square meter of land CZK 3. How much to pay each year? a) for 2 hectares b) 2 are 150 m2
  • Invitations
    envelope For every 5 minutes writes Dana 10 invitations, while Anna 14 invitations. How long will write together 120 invitations?
  • Climb
    aircraft_ascend For horizontal distance 4.2 km road rise by 6.3 m. Calculate the road pitch in ‰ (permille, parts per thousand).
  • Hexagon 5
    hexagon_1 The distance of parallel sides of regular hexagonal is 61 cm. Calculate the length of the radius of the circle described to this hexagon.
  • Box
    uhlopriecka Calculate the angle between box base 9 x 14 and body diagonal length 18.
  • Earth parallel
    parallels Earth's radius is 6370 km long. Calculate the length parallel of latitude 50°.
  • Athletic race
    olympics Before a race, you start 4 5/8 feet behind your friend. At the halfway point, you are 3 2/3 feet ahead of your friend. What is the change in distance between you and your friend from the beginning of the race?
  • Welders
    svarec Welder do the job for six hours, the second one for 8 hours. How long do the job third welder if all together can do job in 2 hours?
  • Outdoor temperature
    teplomer_1 The outdoor temperature was 8 degrees at midnight. The temperature declined 5 degrees during each of the next 3 hours. What was the temperature at 3am?
  • The tax
    fuel The tax per gallon of gasoline in California is $0.477. If you fill your gasoline tank with 14.4 gallons of gasoline in California, how much will you pay in taxes? Round to the nearest cent.
  • Rainwater
    rain 6 mm of water rained on the garden with an area of 25 acres. How many 12 liter cans of water would we water this garden just as much?
  • Three altitudes
    triangle_vysky A triangle with altitudes 4; 5, and 6 cm is given. Calculate the lengths of all medians and all sides in a triangle.

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