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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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  • Three children
    3 children eat 8 chocolates in 6 days. How many chocolates 6 children eat in 18 days?
  • Diagonal 20
    Diagonal pathway for the rectangular town plaza whose length is 20 m longer than the width. if the pathway is 20 m shorter than twice the width. How long should the pathway be?
  • Commission 2
    Mr gomez sells used cellphones. His commission for every cellphone sold is 20%. If his total sales is Php 33850, how much is his commission? Please, please, please show your solution.
  • Ton's teeth
    Calculate at what age homeless Anton will toothless. At age 29 has 26 teeth and each year next one tooth broke.
  • Bottles
    The weight of 17 bottles is 91.7 kg. What is the weight of 1 bottle?
  • Electronics: Resistors in parallel
    From relation for calculating the resistance of parallel combination of resistors: (1)/(R) = (1)/(R1) + (1)/(R2) Calculate the R, if R1 = 2Ω a R2 = 15Ω
  • Cuboid - ratios
    The sizes of the edges of the cuboid are in the ratio 2: 3: 5. The smallest wall has an area of 54 cm2. Calculate the surface area and volume of this cuboid.
  • Rotary cylinder 2
    Base circumference of the rotary cylinder has same length as its height. What is the surface area of cylinder if its volume is 250 dm3?
  • Little 2
    Little fields farm lies on a rectangular plot of land that measures 2 2/4 miles in length and 2 2/3 miles in width. What is it's area in square miles?
  • Ages
    John, Teresa, Daniel and Paul have summary 56 years. Their ages are in a ratio of 1:2:5:6. Determine how many years have each of them.
  • Equation with fractions
    What is the simplified form of the equation fraction 4 over 5 n minus fraction 1 over 5 equals fraction 2 over 5 n? n = -2 n = 4 n = fraction 1 over 2
  • Cube walls
    Find the volume and surface area of the cube if the area of one wall is 40cm2.
  • Debt
    Joe and Caryl have a debt of $100,500. Joe makes $90,000 per year, and Caryl makes $35,000 per year. How much should both pay to zero out the debt fairly, based on their salaries?
  • Friends in cinema
    5 friends went to the cinema. How many possible ways can sit in a row, if one of them wants to sit in the middle and the remaining's place does not matter?
  • Aircraft angines
    The two engines of the aircraft are enough to supply the fuel for five hours of operation. However, one of the engines has a malfunction and thus consumes one-third more fuel. How long can the plane be in the air before it runs out of fuel? After an hour
  • Unknown number 17
    Milada said, I am thinking of a number such that I evaluate expression x1/3, the value of the expression would be 5. Which number Milada thinking?
  • Pie division
    5/8 of a pie divide 6 pieces. Each friend got 1/6.  What fraction  of the whole pie does each person receive?


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