Grade 8 - Mathematics 1.12 Real Numbers Word Problems

Directions: Solve the following word problems. Create and solve four more word problems involving real numbers.

Q 1: Jack left 1/3 of his property to his son, 1/4 to his daughter and the remaining to his wife, if the wife's share was $40,000/-. Find the total value of his property. $ 96,000 $ 106,000 $ 46,000

Q 2: If a number is tripled and 16 is added to it, the result is equal to 40. Find the number. Answer:

Q 3: In a two digit number, unit digit is 3 more than the ten's digit, the number formed by interchanging the digit and the original number are in the ratio 7:4 find the number. Answer:

Q 4: In a stream whose current flows at the speed of 3 miles/hr., a man rowed upstream and returned to his starting point in 6.25 hrs. If the man rows at a speed of 5 miles/hrs., in still water, how long did he row upstream. 4 hrs. 5 hrs. 6 hrs.

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