Bob and Bobek

At 10h 20min runs Bobek from hat at average speed 12 km/h. At what time must run out Bob at speed 18 km/h to catch him 9 kilometers from the hat?

Result

h = 10:35 Wrong answer

Solution:


12(t-(10+20/60))=9
18(t-h)=9

720t = 7980
18h-18t = -9

h = 12712 ≈ 10.583333
t = 13312 ≈ 11.083333

Calculated by our linear equations calculator.







Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




To solve this example are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Next similar examples:

  1. The ship
    ship_1 The ship went upstream speed of 20 km/h in relation to water. River flows at speed 10 km/h. After half an hour, he stopped and returned downstream to the starting point. How long it took way back when even if downstream speed of ship is 20 km/h in relation
  2. Grandfather and grandmother
    family_24 The old mother is 5 years younger than the old father. Together they are 153 years old. How many years has each of them?
  3. Ages 2
    time_13 A man's age is 4 times his son's age. After 5 years he will be just twice his son's age, find their ages.
  4. Father and son
    Rodina-01_1 When I was 11, my father was 35 years old. Today, my father has three times more years than me. How old is she?
  5. Viju
    chicken_2 viju has 40 chickens and rabbits. If in all there are 90 legs. How many rabbits are there with viju??
  6. Trees
    jablone Along the road were planted 250 trees of two types. Cherry for 60 CZK apiece and apple 50 CZK apiece. The entire plantation cost 12,800 CZK. How many was cherries and apples?
  7. Spain vs USA
    balls_bw_1 Spain lost to the US by 4 goals. In the match total fell 10 goals. How many goals gave the Spain and how the United States?
  8. Belgium vs Italy
    lopta_4 Belgium played a match with Italy and Belgium win by 2 goals. The match fell a total 6 goals. Determine the number of goals scored by Belgium and by Italy.
  9. Equation
    rovnice_3 Solve the equation: 1/2-2/8 = 1/10; Write the result as a decimal number.
  10. Two trains
    train_freight_5 There were 159 freight wagons on the railway station creating 2 trains. One had 15 more wagons than the other. How many wagons did each train have?
  11. Football season
    ball_f Dalibor and Adam together scored 97 goals in the season. Adam scored 9 goals more than Dalibor. How many goals scored each?
  12. Football match 4
    futball_ball In a football match with the Italy lost 3 goals with Germans. Totally fell 5 goals in the match. Determine the number of goals of Italy and Germany.
  13. Two numbers
    maxwells-equation We have two numbers. Their sum is 140. One-fifth of the first number is equal to half the second number. Determine those unknown numbers.
  14. Substitution
    eq1_5 solve equations by substitution: x+y= 11 y=5x-25
  15. Family parcels
    map_4 In father will he divided the land so that the older son had three bigger part than younger son. Later elder son gave 2.5 ha field to younger and they had both the same. Determine the area of family parcel.
  16. Boys and girls
    childern There are 48 children in the sports club, boys are 10 more than girls. How many girls go to the club?
  17. Schools
    bulb2_2 Three schools are attended by 678 pupils. To the first attend 21 students more and to the third 108 fewer students than to second school. How many students attend the schools?