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  • Flowers 4
    flowers A flower seller has 4.05 kg of orange flowers and 6.50 kg of red flowers. He made flower baskets with 2.11 kg of both red and orange flowers in each. How many baskets did he make?
  • Reciprocals
    reciprocal Which among the given reciprocal is correct a. 3/15x1/3= 1 b. 3/20x20/3=1 c. 7/14x7/7=1 d. 34/3x34/34=1
  • Equivalent fractions 2
    plusminus Write the equivalent multiplication expression. 2 1/6÷3/4
  • Maturity value
    city IKEA Furniture’s can purchase furniture with 3 year simple interest loan at 8% interest per year. What is the maturity value of 3500 loan?
  • The sides
    rt_triangle The sides of a right triangle form an arithmetic sequence. The hypotenuse is 24 cm long. Determine the remaining sides of the triangle.
  • The pharmacy
    tabletky A pharmacy technician receives a prescription for 125 mcg of a medication. The pharmacy has 0.25mg scored tablets on hand. The technician calculates that the patient should take two tablets per dose. The drug label indicates that 0.25mg is equivalent to 2
  • Apples investment
    jablka The merchant bought a certain amount of apples and paid 1 denarius for every 7 apples. The next day he sold all the apples for 1 denarius for 5 pieces and earned 12 denarii. How many apples did he originally buy and how many did he have to invest in this
  • Pigs
    pigs A buyer said, "I want to buy 100 pigs for 100 denarii. An adult pig costs 10 denarii, a sow 5 denarii, two little piglets are worth 1 denarius. " How many pigs, sows and piglets could he buy for exactly 100 denarii?
  • Exchange € 100
    penize Find out how many ways you can exchange € 100 if you have an unlimited number of 50, 20, 10 and 5 euro banknotes. Use a method other than listing all options systematically.
  • Find quadrant
    axes2 On a graph, Point Y is located at (4, -2). Point Z is located 5 units to the left of Point Y. In which quadrant is Point Z located?
  • Largest possible cone
    cone-upside It is necessary to make the largest possible cone from an iron rod in the shape of a prism with dimensions of 5.6 cm, 4.8 cm, 7.2 cm. a) Calculate its volume. b) Calculate the waste.
  • The length 2
    rectangles The length of a rectangle is 12y2 – 15y + 8 and the width is 7y – 11. Find the area of the rectangle
  • Rita has
    meter Rita has 3/4 m of Ifugao cloth. She used 2/3 m for placement. What part of Ifugao cloth was left?
  • Leo hiked
    tourist Leo hiked 6/7 of a kilometer. Jericho hiked 2/3 kilometer. Who covered a longer distance? How much longer?
  • The boy
    time The boy scouts spent 10/12 hour doing their daily exercises. They only used 1/4 hour in hiking. How much time did they use for other body exercises?
  • Curtain
    textiles Mrs. Lazo bought 9 1/8 m curtain cloth. She used 3 5/6 m to make a curtain for their bedroom. How many meters of cloth were not used?
  • Faye had
    meter Faye had a piece of ribbon. After using 3/8 meter for her headband, she had 1/4 meter left. How many meters of ribbon did she have at first?
  • Mrs. Susan
    textiles Mrs. Susan bought 1/8 m of curtain cloth. She used 3/5 m to make a curtain for the living room window. How many meters of cloth were not used?
  • Leftover
    penize Amos gets $2400 a month for his salary. He spends $1000 on rent. What fraction of his rent is leftover?
  • Brno-Tachov highway
    cars The distance Brno-Tachov is 360 km. At 8:00 a. M. , a car travels from Brno on the highway, traveling at an average speed of 90 km/h. An hour later, a car leaves Tachov towards Brno, whose average speed is 110 km/h. Calculate how far apart they will be at

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