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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  • Complete construction
    thalet Construct triangle ABC if hypotenuse c = 7 cm and angle ABC = 30 degrees. / Use Thales' theorem - circle /. Measure and write down the length of legs.
  • 2nd class variations
    cards From how many elements you can create 2450 variations of the second class?
  • Positive integers
    number_line Several positive integers are written on the paper. Michaella only remembered that each number was half the sum of all the other numbers. How many numbers could be written on paper?
  • Chicken and rabbits (classic)
    zajace Grandmother breeding chickens and rabbits. It found that the yard has 35 heads and 108 legs. How many chickens and rabbits breeding in the yard?
  • Sum on dice
    dices2 We have two dice. What is the greater likelihood of fall a total sum 7 or 8 ? (write 7, 8 or 0 if the probabilities are the same)?
  • The bar chart
    test The bar chart shows the results of the math test. How many% of pupils achieved approximately better results than the average of the class? Diagram: 1-10 pupils, 2-4 pupils, 3-6 pupils, 4-2 pupils, 5-4 pupils. (lowest result are better)
  • Cyclo trip
    cyclist_15 Eighth-graders took a full-day trip on a cycling course. They took 1/7 of the route to the first break and added another 3/7 of the route to lunch. They had 18 km left to the finish. How many kilometers did the trip route measure?
  • Birthdate
    lizatka Jane on birthday brought 30 lollipops and 24 chewing gum for their friends. How many friends has, if everyone receives the same number of lollipops and chewing gums? How much chewing gum and lollipops got any friend?
  • Two trains
    trains Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
  • Trench
    lichobeznik_4 The trench is a four-sided prism. The cross section has a trapezoidal shape with basements of 4m and 6m, the length of the trench is 30m. What is the depth of the trench if we dig 60,000 l of soil.
  • Three pumps together
    pumps One pump fills the tank in 1.5 hours, the second in 2 hours, and the third in 3 hours 20 minutes. How many minutes will the tank fill with three pumps if they work simultaneously?
  • Time
    time Write time in minutes rounded to one decimal place: 5 h 28 m 26 s.
  • On Sunday
    teplomer_25 On Sunday the temperature reached a high of 38° above 0. That night it dropped to 23° below 0. What is the difference between the high and low temperatures for Sunday?
  • Isosceles triangle 8
    7-6-7-triangle If the rate of the sides an isosceles triangle is 7:6:7, find the base angle correct to the nearest degree.
  • Axial cut
    Kuzel The cone surface is 388.84 cm2, the axial cut is an equilateral triangle. Find the cone volume.
  • Cakes
    cookies_2 Grandmother baked cakes. Half of its was poppy, quarter with plum jam and 16 cheesecakes. How many cakes she baked in total?
  • Cube 6
    water_cube Surface area of one wall cube is 1600 cm square. How many liters of water can fit into the cube?


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