Motion problems - math word problems

  1. Runner
    runner_1 Peter ran a speed of 12.4 km / h. After 45 minutes running he had a hiatus. The track is 31 km long. How many kilometers he still to run if he still running at the same speed?
  2. Driver
    truck_2 The driver of the supply car reckoned that at the average speed of 72 km/h arrives to the warehouse for 1 1/4 hours. After 30 km however unintentionally drove to the gas station and have ten minutes delay. At what average speed would have to go the rest.
  3. The tram
    elektricky_1 The tram is moving with acceleration a = 0.3m/s2. How long it will pass the first meter of track? How long does it take 10 meters. What is its speed at the end of the 10 meters track?
  4. Steamer
    parnik_3 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?
  5. Fuel economy
    car1_4 How many kilometers is sufficient petrol in the cylinder fuel tank with a diameter 40 cm and the base of tank length 1 m, when it is filled to 60% and if the car consume 15 liters per 100 km?
  6. Two planes
    aircraft2 Two planes flying from airports A and B, 420 km distant against each other. Plane from A took off 15 minutes later and flies at an average speed of 40 km/h higher than the plane from B. Determine the average speed of this two aircraft if you know that it
  7. Cycling trip
    bus_7 At 8 am started a group of children from the camp to day cycling trip. After 9:00 weather deteriorated sharply and the leader decided to send for the children bus on the same route, which started at 10 hours. For how long and at what distance from the camp
  8. Elevator
    vytah The panel house has ten over-ground floors and four underground. The lift goes from the ground floor to 2nd floors, then goes down to 3rd underground floors, then 9 floors up and finally 4 floors down. To what story elevator come? How many floors did it cr
  9. Cruise liner
    parnik_1 Cruise liner runs along the river between points A and B. The journey downstream takes 40 minutes 1 hour upriver. The flow rate of the river is 3 km/h. What is the speed of cruise liner?
  10. Fuel mileage
    fuel2 You have 3/8 tank of fuel. Estimate fuel consumption @ 6mpg. Estimate speed @ 50mph. Your fuel tank holds 200 gals. Figure out fuel mileage.
  11. Timber log
    water3 The ship goes from point x to y. Downstream it takes 4 hours, upstream 6 hours. How long does it take from a point x to y a log?
  12. Earth and Sun
    sun_1 Earth is 150 million km away from the Sun, 300,000 km of sunlight travels in 1 second. How long will the light come from the Sun to the Earth?
  13. Cars 6
    car_15 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?
  14. Failure
    car_12 Drivers of passenger cars have calculated that at a speed of 60 km/h arrives at destination within 40 minutes. After 20 km refrain five minutes due a technical failure. How fast must go the rest of the way to the finish came at the scheduled time?
  15. Cyclist vs boat
    qm 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 an
  16. Cyclist vs car
    car2 Cyclist rode out of the city at 18 km/h. 1 hour 30 minutes behind him started car and caught up with the cyclist in 50 minutes. How fast was driving the car? Where (what kilometer) from the city car overtook a cyclist?
  17. Runner 2
    runner2 Marian run 12 meters in 8 seconds. How far would Marian run for 70 seconds, if still run at the same pace?
  18. Truck and car
    smetiari 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.
  19. Sawmill factory
    rj Peter works in the factory. The bus stop is 10 km from the factory. Therefore, always when the bus arrives for Peter, the driver leaves factory and takes him to work. They are coming at the saw exactly at 8:00. Today the bus arrived 11 minutes earlier and.
  20. Scale of map
    map_9 James travels one kilometer in 12 minutes. The route walked for half an hour measured on the map 5 cm. Calculate how many kilometers James walked for half an hour. Find the scale of the map.

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