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: 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.

Q 2: One third of a certain quantity exceeds one seventh of that quantity by 16. Find the quantity. Answer:

Q 3: 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. $ 106,000 $ 46,000 $ 96,000

Q 4: Adam aged 50 years, has a daughter Sue of age 20 years. How many years ago was the age of Adam three times that of his daughter. 5 years ago 3 years ago 6 years ago

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