Units - math word problems

  1. A trapezoid
    trapezium_4 A trapezoid 75 ft wide on top 85 ft on the bottom, the height is 120 ft. What is its area in the square yds?
  2. Price inflation
    percent_20 This year the average wage grew by 4.5%. Prices rose by 2%. How much did the real wage increase in the given year?
  3. Cyclist 9
    cyclist_33 A cyclist travels at a a speed of 4.25 km per hour. At that rate, how far can he travel in 3.75 hours?
  4. The Stolen Money
    magic2_1 A man walks into a store and steals a $100 bill. 5 minutes later, he returns to the store and buys stuff worth $70. He pays with the bill that he had stolen, so the owner of the store returns him $30. How many dollars did the store owner lose?
  5. Octane value
    fuel_7 I loaded 10L 95 octane gasoline and 5L 100 octane gasoline. What is the resulting octane value of the gasoline in the tank?
  6. Wiring 2
    cu_wire_3 Willie cut a piece of wire that was 3/8 of the total length of the wire. He cut another piece that was 9m long. The two pieces together were one half of the total length of the wire. How long was the wire before he cut it?
  7. SSA and geometry
    ssu_veta The distance between the points P and Q was 356 m measured in the terrain. The PQ line can be seen from the viewer at a viewing angle of 107° 22 '. The observer's distance from P is 271 m. Determine the viewing angle of P and observer.
  8. Electric input power
    resistor_7 Solve problems related to electric power: a) U = 120 V, I = 0.5 A, P =? b) P = 200 W, U = 230 V, I =? c) I = 5 A, P = 2200W, U =?
  9. Tilapia
    tilapia_1 A fish vendor sells 5/7 kilos of tilapia for 73.50. If you will buy 2 1/7 kilos of tilapia, how much will it cost?
  10. Running
    runners_3 Joanne ran 8 1/2 Kyleigh 1 2/3 and John 6 3/4 miles in one day. How many miles did the girls run in 3 days?
  11. Two pumps
    pumps_4 Pump A takes twice as long to fill a tank than B . Together they take 2 hours to fill the tank. How long does each one take to fill the tank by itself?
  12. Supermarket
    vaha_17 In a local supermarket, 3/5 kilogram of squid costs 156.00. How do 4 kilograms of squid cost?
  13. Butter
    factory_butter At the Orville redenbocher popcorn factory there is a tank of artificial butter substitute which is 55 feet tall and 18 feet in diameter. How many gallons of artificial butter substitute can the tank contain?
  14. Catering business
    cookies_4 Montealegre family has a catering business. In one birthday party, they charged their costumer 11,767.50 for a party of 90 persons and a service charge of 2,500.50. How much was the average cost per person? Please show your solution.
  15. Population growth
    exp_growth How many people will be on Earth from two people for 5,000 years, if every couple has always 4 children, (2 boys and 2 girls) at the age of 25-35, and every man will live 75 years?
  16. A pipe
    pipe1_1 A radius of a cylindrical pipe is 2 ft. If the pipe is 17 ft long, what is its volume?
  17. Two people
    crossing Two straight lines cross at right angles. Two people start simultaneously at the point of intersection. John walking at the rate of 4 kph in one road, Jenelyn walking at the rate of 8 kph on the other road. How long will it take for them to be 20√5 km apa
  18. A clock
    clocks2_19 A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
  19. Gasoline tank 2
    fuel_pump2 A gasoline tank is 1/6 full. When 25 liters of gasoline were added, it became 3/4 full. How many liters more is needed to fill it? Show your solution.
  20. Right triangle from axes
    axes2 A line segment has its ends on the coordinate axes and forms with them a triangle of area equal to 36 square units. The segment passes through the point ( 5,2). What is the slope of the line segment?

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