# Latest word problems

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- The bucket

Anna and Joey share a 18-ounce bucket of clay. By the end of the week, Anna has used 1/3 of the bucket, and Joey has used 2/3 of the bucket of clay. How many ounces are left in the bucket? - Three sets

Of 240 students, 173 are on the honor roll, 48 are members of the varsity team, and 36 are on the honor roll and are also members of the varsity team. What is the probability that a randomly selected student is on the honor roll or is a member of the vars - The ribbon

Jody had some ribbon. She used 1/4 of it to tie and 1/2 to tie. She had 1/10 of the ribbon left. How much ribbon did she have at first? For your answer, please write as a fraction in the simplest form. - A function

A function follows the rule "y is 3 less than half of x". Express y as a function of x in the form of an equation. - Point 9

Point A has coordinates (3, 3). Point A moves 5 units to the left and 4 units down to a new point B. (a) Write down the coordinates of point B. (b) Which quadrant is point B in? - A potato

A potato farmer incurred a total cost of $1600 and $2500 from producing 5 and 8 potato bags, respectively, in 2 separate weeks. Find the cost of x bags. - Energy 5

Energy is measured using the unit Joule (J). Temperature is measured using the unit degree Celsius °C). To increase the temperature of 1 liter of water by 1°C, 4200 J of heat energy is required. (a) Kelly wants to increase the temperature of 2 liters of w - Flower series

Every day, the flower develops two new flowers, and each of these new blossoms also bears two flowers each day. After eight days, how many blooms are already present in the garden? - Babysitting

Susanna earns $3.75 per hour of babysitting. Last month, she babysat for 11 hours. How much did she earn? - Chuck

Chuck Stone has 8 7/8 cubic yards of concrete in a truck. How much concrete remains in the truck if he unloads 2 1/2 cubic yards at the first stop, 3 cubic yards at the second stop, and 1 3/4 cubic yards at the third stop? - Order tempteratures

At 9:00 PM, the temperature was –26 degrees Fahrenheit; at 10:00 PM, the temperature was –28 degrees Fahrenheit; and at 11:00 PM, the temperature was –14 degrees Fahrenheit. When was it warmest? - The length 17

The length of one of two chords of a circle is 12cm. If the chords are 6cm and 7cm, respectively, away from the center of the circle, calculate the length of the second chord. - Amy, Cindy

Amy, Cindy, and John shared a sum of money among themselves in the ratio of 5:8:11, respectively. If the money had been divided equally among themselves, Amy would have received an extra $18. (a) Would the amount of money that Cindy received change? Expla - A goat 2

As shown, a goat is tied at one corner of a rectangular shed by a 5-meter-long rope. The shed measures 3 m by 2 m and is surrounded by grassland. What is the area of the grassland in which the goat can graze? Give your answer to the nearest m². - Jake desires

Jake desires to purchase a house valued at 3000000. The bank approves his mortgage with a 12% deposit and 5% interest. What is the deposit? - Piece of a wire

Piece of wire is bent into the shape of a triangle. Two sides have length 24 inches and 21 inches. The angle between these two sides is 55°. What is the length of the third side to the nearest hundredth of an inch? A: The length of third side is approxima - A fair dice

A fair six-sided dice are rolled. What is the probability that the first number rolled is greater than 1 and the second number rolled is odd? Type your answer as a fraction in the simplest form. - Wendy 2

Wendy is creating a large soup based on a recipe. Her recipe calls for 3/4 of a pint of milk, but she only has 5/8 of a pint of milk, so she can only make a portion of her soup. What fraction of her recipe can Wendy make? - Lions 2

Lions spend about 5/6 of the day sleeping. How many hours does a lion sleep in one day? - Division by fraction

If b divided by 1/12 = 15, what does b equal?

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