Units - math word problems

  1. Pupils
    wolfenstein_3d Four pupils is going via dark hall. Start at one side and have to get to the other side for 17 minutes. They have only one lamp for the trip. The corridor is narrow, they can therefore go up two pupils at a time and go at the slower speed. Each pupil went.
  2. The deposit
    money_13 Deposit has been placed for one year at an annual rate of 4.5%. After the added interst amount rose to € 2,612.5. Determine initial deposit.
  3. Painters
    natieraci Five painters painting the fence for eight days. How many days over will take work if paint the fence only four decorators?
  4. Gardens colony
    kolonie Gardens colony with dimensions of 180 m and 300 m are to be completely divided into the same large squares of the highest area. Calculate how many such squares can be obtained and determine the length of the square side.
  5. On the farm
    cows On the farm were housed 70 heads of cattle with food supply for 180 days. After 60 days, 10 head of cattle sold, and for the next 30 days they sold 10 more. How many days is sufficient supply of feed for the remaining cattle?
  6. Tourist
    speed Tourist went 24 km for 4 hours. How many meters he goes at the same speed for 12 minutes? ? Help - convert units to minutes and meters
  7. Millionaire
    money_7 Mr. Smith have gone withdraw from bank saving interest € 1,500. How big was his initial deposit if the annual interest rate is 1.5%?
  8. Daddy
    otec_syn Daddy is a 46 year old and son is at age of 16. When (which year) was/will daddy 5 times more years than his son?
  9. Calcium and citality
    milk_products The daily dose of calcium obtained using 0.75 liters of milk and 60 grams of cheese. A/ At the morning I drank half a liter of milk. How much cheese I must eatto eat a daily dose of calcium? b / I ate 50 grams of cheese, how much milk I must drink? c /.
  10. 3 years savings
    penize_35 Simple interest - Tereza has deposited CZK 100,000 in the bank with an annual interest rate of 1.5%. Interest is added each year and left aside. How many CZK crowns will has total after 3 years?
  11. Cube containers
    cubes_1 Two containers shaped of cube with edges of 0.7 m and 0.9 m replace a single cube so that it has the same volume as the original two together. What is the length of the edges of the new cube?
  12. Basic form
    time_3 Expressed the ratios of values in the basic form: 0,5 t : 1,2 kg 200 l : 0,15 m3 12 t : 3600 kg 500 kg : 2,5 t 0,9 kg : 500 g 3,6 m : 240 cm 1200 mm : 2,4 m 300 l : 0,3 m3 6 min 30 s : 900 s
  13. The book
    1438931371257-1350799500 If one day you read p pages, you will read the book 24 days. If you read each day 10 pages more, you would read a book in 16 days. How many pages have the book?
  14. Supplementary angles
    acuteangles One of the supplementary angles are three times larger than the other. What size is larger of supplementary angles?
  15. Potatoes
    zemiaky_1 When planting potatoes there are consumed 230 kg of seed per 1 ha. Calculate the weight of the seed needed for fitting a square area with a side length 325 meters.
  16. Squares
    squares_6 Calculate the area of square and result round to square decimeters. a) a = 1,52 dm b) a = 13 268mm c) a = 562 cm d) a = 1,52 m
  17. Salt
    salt_4 Sea water containing 5% salt. How many kg of fresh water necessary to pour into 40 kg of sea water so that the salinity fell to 2%?
  18. Uranium ore
    uran Uranium ore contains 0.2% of pure uranium and pure uranium contains 0.07% of fissile uranium. How many grams of fissile uranium contains 2800 ton of uranium ore?
  19. Land
    geodetka Land has a rectangular shape, its surface area is 1.45 hectares. Its width is 250 m. Determine the length of the land.
  20. Sugar
    cukr Sugar factory produced 127 tons of sugar in 1 day at 14% sugar content . How many tons of pure beet sugar factory processed in 1 day?

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