A captain sees an iceberg with a height of 80 meters above the water line. Only one-eighth (1/8) of the iceberg is visible above the water line.
What is the total height, in meters, of the iceberg?
Find the set of four positive consecutive integers such that the sum of the cubes of the first three is the cube of the fourth.
The total fare for 4 adults and 5 children on the Funny Car trip is $39.00.
If a child's fare is half of an adult's fare, what is the adult fare?
The height of Anna's cubic aquarium is 52 cm.
Anna is two and a half times as tall as her aquarium height.
How tall is she?
Anna has an average of 80 on 4 different tests.
If the lowest score is dropped, her average rises to 90.
What is her lowest score?
The red and green shapes are two pieces that form the blue shape.
The volume of the blue block is four times the volume of the red block.
What is the volume of the green block?
When 22 is added to a secret number, the result is three times more than the number.
Find the secret number.
Once upon a time, there were three little pigs.
A pig built a house of bricks.
The pig got a good deal on his phone bill.
It cost him $9 the first month, $19 the second month, and $29 the following months.
What was his bill in the first year?
Chimpanzees have 32 teeth which are very similar to those of humans which never visited dentists.
If there are 18 chimpanzees in a zoo what is the maximum possible number of their teeth?
Eighteen students are going on a picnic.
Four children can ride in each car.
How many cars are needed?
What is the largest factor of 12345 ?
The factors of a positive integer are the numbers that divide that integer exactly.
( Strictly speaking, 12345 is the largest factor of 12345, so we really mean the next largest factor! )
There are 12 competitors.
If one quarter of the runners were faster than Jane, what part of the runners were slower than her?
There are 29 barrels in a cellar.
How many of them are big?
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Gerry exchanged a $20 bill for an equal number of nickels, dimes, and quarters.
How many dimes did Gerry receive?
Penny = 1 cent.
Nickel = 5 cents.
Dime = 10 cents.
Quarter = 25 cents.