Math word problems

Mathematical word problems allow you to practice your mathematics knowledge in everyday life tasks. Word problems train to understand, translate into the mathematical language (e.g., equations), solve it, and check the accuracy and solution discussion.
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From our database of math word problems and examples we offer:

• Flowerbed
Ondra digs the bed in 20 minutes. Cuba in 30 minutes. For how long do they dig together?
• Length subtracting
Express in mm: 5 3/10 cm - 2/5 mm
• Three men
Alex is half younger than Jan, which is one-third younger than George. The sum of their ages is 48. How are these three men old?
• Two runners
Two runners ran simultaneously towards each other from locations distant 34.6 km. The average speed of the first runner was 1/5 higher than the average speed of the second runner. How long should each ran a 34.6 km, if you know that they meet after 67 min
• The creek
Workers cleaned the creek within 3 days. The first day cleanse one-fifth the length of the creek, the next day 40% of the length of the stream and the third day 8 km length of the creek. How long is a creek?
• Nonagon
Calculate the area and perimeter of a regular nonagon if its radius of the inscribed circle is r = 10cm
• Find diagonal
Find the length of the diagonal of a cuboid with length=20m width=25m height=150m
• Rotary bodies
The rotating cone and the rotary cylinder have the same volume 180 cm3 and the same height v = 15 cm. Which of these two bodies has a larger surface area?
• Granite cube
What is the weight in kg granite cube with an edge of 0.5 m if 1dm3 of granite weight 2600 g?
• Coal mine
The monthly plan of 17,000 tons of coal exceeded the mine by 1/25. How many tonnes of coal have been harvested from the mine above plan?