Latest word problems - page 11
- Luggage and air travel
Two friends traveling by plane had a total of 35 kg of luggage. They paid one 72 CZK and second 108 CZK for being overweight. If only one paid for all the bags, it would cost 300 CZK. What weight of baggage did each of them have, how many kilograms of lugg
MG=7x-15, FG=33, x=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown x.
- Midpoint 6
FM=8a+1, FG=42, a=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Find unknown a.
- Midpoint 5
FM=3x-4, MG=5x-26, FG=? Point M is the midpoint of FG. Use the given information to find the missing measure or value.
- Find midpoint
FM=5y+13, MG=5-3y, FG=? M is the midpoint of FG. Use the given information to find the missing measure or value.
- 3rd dimension
The block has a surface of 42 dm2 and its dimensions are 3 dm and 2 dm. What is the third dimension?
- Horizontal distance
The road has a gradient of 8%. How many meters will the road rise on a horizontal distance of 400m?
- Pile of sand
A large pile of sand has been dumped into a conical pile in a warehouse. The slant height of the pile is 20 feet. The diameter of the base of the sand pile is 31 feet. Find the volume of the pile of sand.
Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days?
A map is placed on a coordinate grid. Cincinnati located at (5,4) and San Diego is located at (-10, -3). How far apart is Cincinnati from San Diego on the map? Round to the nearest tenth.
- Calories 2
Ben eats approximately 2400 calories per day. His wife Sarah eats 5/8 as much. How many calories does Sarah eat per day?
- A screen
A screen is 1680 x 1050 pixels. What are the coordinates (and size in pixels) of an centered area which is exactly 33% of the screen size?
- Ten cashiers
Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes?
The boy collected coins with value 5 CZK and 2 CZK when he had 50 pieces saved 190 CZK. How many he has each type of coin?
- Equivalent fractions
Are these two fractions equivalent -4/9 and 11/15?
- Right triangle
Ladder 16 feet reaches up 14 feet on a house wall. The 90-degree angle at the base of the house and wall. What are the other two angles or the length of the leg of the yard?
- Conference 2
9 people attended a conference on behalf of their company. The conference fee was £520 per person and the company paid a total of £856 in travel costs for the 9 people. How much did the conference cost the company altogether?
- The pot
The pot is a cylinder with a volume of V = 7l and an inner diameter of d = 20cm. Find its depth.
- The cube
The cube has an edge of 25 cm. We cut it into small cubes of 5 cm long side. How many of these little ones left when we build a new cube of 20 cm in length?
- Cows and calves
There are 168 cows and calves in the cowshed. Cows are in nine stalls and calves in four stalls. Same count cows are in every cow stall and three more in each calf stall than in a cow stall. What is the capacity of the stalls for cows and what for calves?