Units - math word problems

  1. Drying herbs
    vaha_18 Herbs lose 75% weight By drying. How many fresh herbs do you have to collect if you want to make 1.5 kg of dried herbs?
  2. An equilateral
    goat__wolf_and_cabbage_1 An equilateral triangle with a side 10 m represents a wooden platform standing in a lawn. A goat is tied to a corner with a 15 m rope. What is the maximum amount of grazing area available to the goat?
  3. Days2minutes
    clock-night-schr_9 Write a formula that converts x days to y minutes. The formula is:
  4. Driver
    cargo_truck_4 The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s?
  5. Distance problem
    linear_eq_3 A=(x, x) B=(1,4) Distance AB=√5, find x;
  6. Brakes of a car
    motion2_6 For the brakes of a passenger car to be effective, it is prescribed that a car moving on a horizontal road at a speed of 40 km. A car must stop on the track 15.4 m. What is the deceleration of the car?
  7. Winery
    wines_2 The wine processing plant sold 8/15 of its total wine production to the domestic market, 2/7 to the foreign the rest of the wine. How many percents are still in stock?
  8. MO Z8-I-1 2018
    age_6 Fero and David meet daily in the elevator. One morning they found that if they multiply their current age, they get 238. If they did the same after four years, this product would be 378. Determine the sum of the current ages of Fero and David.
  9. Dort
    dort_3 The cube-shaped cube box has the dimensions of 30 cm × 30 cm × 12 cm. How many CZK (Czech crowns) would cost be the biggest cake that would fit into the box when a 10 cm³ cake costs CZK 0.5? The cake has the same shape as the box.
  10. Age
    age_5 In 1960 my age was equal to the digits sum of the year of my birth. What is my age now?
  11. Microorganisms
    microorganisms The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
  12. Square
    namestie_tr_iso Calculate the area of the square shape of the isosceles triangle with the arms 50m and the base 60m. How many tiles are used to pave the square if the area of one tile is 25 dm2?
  13. Car overtaking
    crash_2 A passenger car travels at a speed of 30 m/s, and before it travels freight truck that drives at a constant speed of 10 m/s. Within 30 meters of the truck, the driver of the car finds out that the truck can not overtake. That's why it starts braking with
  14. Two bricks
    bricks_4 One brick weighs 1kg and half a brick, how many weigh two bricks?
  15. Brakes
    pneu The braking efficiency of a passenger car is required to stop at 12.5 m at an initial speed of 40 km/h. What is the acceleration braking by brakes?
  16. The crime
    crime The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025.
  17. Father and son
    family_16 Father and son weigh together 108kg. The father weighs 2.6 times more than his son. How much does weight my father and son count?
  18. Five pupils
    lavicka_1 Five pupils clean 30 chairs one hour before four pupils. How many chairs clean one pupil in 1 hour?
  19. Collision
    motion2_4 The two bodies, whose initial distance is 240 m, move evenly against each other consistently. The first body has an initial velocity of 4 m/s and an acceleration of 3 m/s2, the second body has an initial speed of 6 m/s and an acceleration of 2 m/s2. Fin
  20. Car crash
    car1_7 On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, a

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit 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...