## Word Problems Resources

A scientist and her assistant, working together, can complete an experiment in 6 hours. Working alone, the scientist could complete the experiment in 9 hours. How long would it take the assistant...

A cylindrical package to be sent by a postal service can have a maximum combined length and girth (perimeter of a cross section) of 132 inches. Find the dimensions of the package of maximum volume...

the water in Avon reservoir rose 7 feet above normal. later it fell 2 and a half feet. how far above or below normal was it then?

natalie wanted to buy a book that costs 25 dollars she has 11 saved already and is going to earn the rest by washing the dishes at home everyday she gets paid 2.50 per day for doing the dishes determine...

One week she worked more hours than she should have so the next week she took that number of hours off. If she worked 42 hours the first weeks and 34 hours the second week how many hours is...

while canoeing on the tickfaw river, christina traveled 30 miles upstream (against the current) in 5 hours. it took her only 3 hours paddling back to the spot where she started. find christina"s...

A rectangular room is 1.2 times as long as it is wide and it perimeter is 30 meters. Find the dimension of the room

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