Units - math word problems

  1. Way
    ruler_2 If the current way to school was 2 km shorter then if Milan swipe one half he will have already one quarter of the way to school behind. How long is Milan's way to school?
  2. Workers
    work_9 9 workers dig a canal 120 meters long for eight hours. For how long would be dig five workers canal 200 meters long?
  3. Prism
    hranol4sreg_1 Calculate the height of the prism having a surface area 448.88 dm² wherein the base is square with a side of 6.2 dm. What will be its volume in hectoliters?
  4. Brick wall
    plot_zed Garden 70 m long and 48 m wide should surround with wall 2.1 meters high and 30 cm thick. Wall will be built on the garden ground. How many will we need bricks if to 1 m³ is required approximately 300 bricks?
  5. Midpoints
    rovnobeznik_4 Triangle ABC with sides a = 5 cm, b = 3 cm, c = 40mm has a midpoint of K, L, M. How many centimeters is long perimeter of parallelogram KBLM?
  6. Triangle ABC v2
    triangles_4 Area of the triangle is 12 cm square. Angle ACB = 30º , AC = (x + 2) cm, BC = x cm. Calculate the value of x.
  7. Ruler
    pravitko_1 How far from Peter stands 2m hight John? Petr is looking to John over ruler that keeps at arm's distant 60 cm from the eye and on the ruler John measured the height of 15 mm.
  8. Cube 1-2-3
    cube_shield_1 Calculate the volume and surface area of the cube ABCDEFGH if: a) /AB/ = 4 cm b) perimeter of wall ABCD is 22 cm c) the sum of the lengths of all edges of the cube is 30 cm.
  9. Four sided prism
    hranol4sreg Calculate the volume and surface area of a regular quadrangular prism whose height is 28.6cm and the body diagonal forms a 50 degree angle with the base plane.
  10. Trees
    tree2 A young tree is 16 inches tall. One year later, it is 20 inches tall. What is the percent increase in height?
  11. Tree shadow
    tree2_1 Tree perpendicular to the horizontal surface has a shadow 8.32 meters long. At the same time meter rod perpendicular to the horizontal surface has shadow 64 cm long. How tall is tree?
  12. Pentagon
    5gon Calculate the length of side, circumference and area of a regular pentagon, which is inscribed in a circle with radius r = 6 cm.
  13. Wood lumber
    hranol_7 Wooden lumber is 4 m long and has a cross section square with side 15 cm. Calculate: a) the volume of lumber b) the weight of the lumber if 1 m3 weighs 790 kg
  14. 2d shape
    semicircles_rect Calculate the content of a shape in which an arbitrary point is not more than 3 cm from the segment AB. The length of the segment AB is 5 cm.
  15. Vehicle tank
    fuel_pump2 A vehicle tank was 3/5 full of petrol. When 21 liters of fuel was added it was 5/6 full. How many liters of petrol can the tank hold?
  16. Rectangle 3-4-5
    diagonal_rectangle_1 The sides of the rectangle are in a ratio of 3:4. The length of the rectangle diagonal is 20 cm. Calculate the content of the rectangle.
  17. Hamster cage
    hamster Ryan keeps his hamster cage on his dresser. The area of the top of Ryan's dresser is 1 2\3 as large as the area of the bottom of his hamster cage. The area of the dresser top is 960 square inches. How many square inches of his dresser top are not covered
  18. Regular n-gon
    regular_polygons Which regular polygon have a radius of circumscribed circle r = 10 cm and the radius of inscribed circle p = 9.962 cm?
  19. Divide
    ruler2 Divide substance 110 cm long to two parts so that it first part is 10 cm longer than the second part and one part will be 10 times longer than the second portion. How long the parts will be?
  20. Cuboid and eq2
    kvader11_2 Calculate the volume of cuboid with square base and height 6 cm if the surface area is 48 cm2.

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...