# Solved Problems

The following posts are word problems in Mathematics with a given solution. Thus, it is called "Solved Problems". To browse by topic or category, please use the drop-down menu above.

# Perimeter problem

Submitted by JM on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 03:16If the width of a rectangular field is 2 meters more than one-half of its length and its perimeter is 40 meters, what are the dimensions? **Read more »**

# Finding 3 consecutive even numbers

Submitted by JM on Sat, 04/07/2012 - 04:01Find three consecutive even integers whose sum is 138. **Read more »**

# Number Problem: Number relationships

Submitted by JM on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:47The smaller of two numbers is 9 less than the larger, and their sum is 37. Find the numbers.

Solution:

Based on the problem statement, the following representation is derived:

Let **Read more »**

# Number Problem: Find two numbers

Submitted by JM on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:42Problem: Find two numbers whose sum is 7 provided that one is 3 times the other.

Solution:

Based on the problem statement, the following representation is derived:

Let **Read more »**

# Number Problem: Sum of two numbers

Submitted by JM on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:30The sum of two numbers is 9 and their difference is 6. What are the numbers? **Read more »**