Cyclist vs boat
The cyclist wants to ride a short distance by boat, but when he stops at the pier, the boat does not pick up passengers yet and is preparing to leave. The cyclist decides that the boat will catch up at the next stop. The stop is 12km far along the water and 17 km along the cycle path. Both the boat and the cyclist will drive towards the next stop at the same time. Calculate the speed at which the cyclist must go to catch the boat at the next stop. Boat floats at a speed of 5 km/h.
Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):
Showing 0 comments:
Be the first to comment!
To solve this example are needed these knowledge from mathematics:
Next similar examples:
- Pedestrian and the cyclist
Pedestrian and cyclist went against each from the two cities that are distant 40 km. Pedestrian started 30 minutes before the cyclist and walk an average speed of 5 km/h. What speed went cyclist when met after 120 minutes from the start of the pedestrian?
Pedestrian came started at 8h in the morning with speed 4.4 km/h. At half-past eleven cyclist started at 26 km/h same way. How many minutes take cyclist to catch up pedestrian?
- Two boats
The sightseeing boat sail at 25 km / h. The cruise take 6 hours. How long the another boat sails at 60 km/h?
Klara and Jitka went on a hiking trip at 13 o'clock at speed 5km/h. At 14 o'clock, Tomas ride on the bike at an average speed of 28 km/h. How many hours and at what distance from the beginning of the road Tomáš caught the two girls?
Paul travel at 60 km/h. After 18 km ride found that he forgot an important book. His brother Thomas behind him carrying it. How fast must Thomas go to catch up with Paul in 31 minutes?
- Train expres
At 8.00 strarted from Bratislava to Poprad express Tatry. Cities are distant 340 kilometers. At the same time started from Poprad express Danube to Bratislava. Express Tatry's average speed is 80 km/h, Danube 90 km/h. At what distance from Poprad trains w
Sisters Hanka and Vera goes mostly tograndmother by bicycle. Journey took Hanka 30 minutes and Vera 20 minutes. How long will Vera catch up with Hanka when started from home five minutes later than Hanka?
At 6 hours 40 minutes steamer sailed from the port at speed 12 km/h. At exactly 10 hours started sail motorboat at speed 42 km/h. When motorboat will catch steamer?
- Truck and car
At 6h45min the truck started at a speed of 36 km/h. At 7h30m behind it a passenger car. Find the average speed of passenger car if it will catch truck 72 km away from the factory.
- Unknown number
Identify unknown number which 1/5 is 40 greater than one tenth of that number.
- Cars 6
At 9:00 am two cars started from the same town and traveled at a rate of 35 miles per hour and the other car traveled at a rate of 40 miles per hour. After how many hours will the cars be 30 miles apart?
- Six years
In six years Jan will be twice as old as he was six years ago. How old is he?
Solve the equation: 1/2-2/8 = 1/10; Write the result as a decimal number.
Vojta left the house at three o'clockat 4 km/h. After half hour later went from the same place Filip by bicycle at speed 18 km/h. How long take Tilip to catch up Vojta and how far from the house?
- Cenda and Pepa
Cenda and Pepa went to the event. Cenda started alone. Canda started after him for 20 minutes. How long took Cenda to catch him? Cenda traveling at 15 km/h, and Pepa traveling at 25 km/h.
- Simplify 2
Simplify expression: 5ab-7+3ba-9
- Simple equation
Solve for x: 3(x + 2) = x - 18