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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

If 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

Find three consecutive even integers whose sum is 138. Read more »

Number Problem: Number relationships

The 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:
 
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Number Problem: Find two numbers

Problem: 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:
 
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Number Problem: Sum of two numbers

The sum of two numbers is 9 and their difference is 6. What are the numbers? Read more »

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