# word problem

### Amelia had n shoes in her closet. How many pair of shoes did she have?

Amelia had n shoes in her closet. How many pair of shoes did she have? 1 pair = 2 shoes, so we have: n/2
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### 1 rabbit saw 9 elephants while going to the river. Every elephant saw 3 monkeys going to the river.

1 rabbit saw 9 elephants while going to the river. Every elephant saw 3 monkeys going to the river. Each monkey had 1 tortoise in each hand. How...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 12, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If 2 is added to the numerator and denominator it becomes 9/10 and if 3 is subtracted from the numer

If 2 is added to the numerator and denominator it becomes 9/10 and if 3 is subtracted from the numerator and denominator it become 4/5. Find the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 6, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 6 years from now Cindy will be 25 years old. in 12 years, the sum of the ages of Cindy and Jose will

6 years from now Cindy will be 25 years old. in 12 years, the sum of the ages of Cindy and Jose will be 91. how old is Jose right now? Let c be...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### You receive 9 text messages in 12 minutes. What is the rate of text messages per hour?

You receive 9 text messages in 12 minutes. What is the rate of text messages per hour? Set up a proportion of text messages to minutes. Remember,...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 23, 2019, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Austin needs \$240 to buy a new bike if he can save \$16 per week and how many weeks can you purchase

Austin needs \$240 to buy a new bike if he can save \$16 per week and how many weeks can you purchase the bike? Set up the equation, where w...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 31, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The Square of a positive integer is equal to the sum of the integer and 12. Find the integer

The Square of a positive integer is equal to the sum of the integer and 12. Find the integer Let the integer be x. The sum of the integer and 12...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 5, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 124-inch length of ribbon is to be cut into three pieces. The longest piece is to be 36 inches lo

A 124-inch length of ribbon is to be cut into three pieces. The longest piece is to be 36 inches longer than the shortest piece, and the third...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 7, 2018, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 1 integer is 7 times another. If the product of the 2 integers is 448, then find the integers.

1 integer is 7 times another. If the product of the 2 integers is 448, then find the integers. Let the first integer be x and the second integer...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 5, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If one half of a number is 24, what is twice the number?

If one half of a number is 24, what is twice the number? Let the number be n. We have: n/2 = 24 Cross multiply, we get n = 48 The problem asks...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 19, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### When a number is doubled, the result is 36

When a number is doubled, the result is 36 Let the number be n. We have: 2n = 36 Using our equation solver, we see that n = 18
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 1, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A construction company needs to remove 24 tons of dirt from a construction site. They can remove 3/8

A construction company needs to remove 24 tons of dirt from a construction site. They can remove 3/8 ton s of dirt each hour. How long will I it...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 27, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Sections of a rail way are 66m in length. What is the length of 81 placed to end to end?

Sections of a rail way are 66m in length. What is the length of 81 placed to end to end? We have 81 sections x 66 meters per section = 5,346
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 25, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### You have read 100 pages of a 250 book. You have 3 days left to finish the book. How many pages will

You have read 100 pages of a 250 book. You have 3 days left to finish the book. How many pages will you need to reach each day in order to be able...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 24, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Roger has 9 white buttons. He has 3 fewer brown buttons than white buttons. Roger has 3 more gray bu

Roger has 9 white buttons. He has 3 fewer brown buttons than white buttons. Roger has 3 more gray buttons than brown buttons. How many buttons...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 21, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A jar contains 80 nickels and dimes worth \$6.40. How many of each kind of coin are in the jar?

A jar contains 80 nickels and dimes worth \$6.40. How many of each kind of coin are in the jar? Using our coin combination word problem...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 19, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Arnie bought some bagels at 20 cents each. He ate 4, and sold the rest at 30 cents each. His profit

Arnie bought some bagels at 20 cents each. He ate 4, and sold the rest at 30 cents each. His profit was \$2.40. How many bagels did he buy? Let x...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 8, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Kim, Jenny, and Wendy are basketball players. Each plays a different position (guard, forward, and c

Kim, Jenny, and Wendy are basketball players. Each plays a different position (guard, forward, and center) and wears a different number (30, 32,...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 4, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A trench is 40 feet long and the trencher goes 2 feet per minute. How long does it take to dig the

A trench is 40 feet long and the trencher goes 2 feet per minute. How long does it take to dig the trench? 2 feet per minute * x minutes = 40...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 4, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Roberto has taken 17 photos photos are placed on each odd number page and the newspaper has 10 pages

Roberto has taken 17 photos photos are placed on each odd number page and the newspaper has 10 pages total. The pages with photographs will have 3...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 2, 2017, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests