Reason + equation - examples
- Three painters
One painter would have painted the fence for 15 hours, the second in 12 hours. The plot had to be painted in four hours, so they called the third one, and all worked together. For what time would the third painter paint fence the fence alone?
- Two pipes
How long will the pool be filled with a double supply pipe if it takes the pool to fill the first pipe by 4 hours longer and the second pipe 9 hours longer than both pipes open at the same time?
- Two cities
The car goes from city A to city B at an average speed of 70 km/h, back at an average speed of 50 km/h. If it goes to B and back at an average speed of 60 km/h, the whole ride would take 8 minutes less. What is the distance between cities A and B?
- Two trains
Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it tak
- Marriage sttus
In our city, there are 3/5 of the women married to 2/3 of the men. Find what part of the population is free.
Fresh mushrooms contain 88% water, dried 14% water. How many kilograms of fresh mushrooms should be collected to get 3 kg of dried?
One brick is 6 kg and half a brick heavy. What is the weight of one brick?
- Trapezoid MO
The rectangular trapezoid ABCD with right angle at point B, |AC| = 12, |CD| = 8, diagonals are perpendicular to each other. Calculate the perimeter and area of the trapezoid.
Area of square garden is 6/4 of triangle garden with sides 56 m, 35 m and 35 m. How many meters of fencing need to fence a square garden?
If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 18 hours. First inlet filled pool 6 hour longer than second. How long pool is filled with two inlets separately?
- Forestry workers
In the forest is employed 56 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 37 days. After 16 days, 9 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da
Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
Route is long 147 km and the first day first regiment went at an average speed 12 km/h and journey back 21 km/h. The second day went second regiment same route at an average speed 22 km/h there and back. Which regiment will take route longer?
- Motion problem
From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?
Mr. Billy calculated that excavation for a water connection dig for 12 days. His friend would take 10 days. Billy worked 3 days alone. Then his friend came to help and started on the other end. On what day since the beginning of excavation they met?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 26 days, woman for 48 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
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We know little about this Greek mathematician from Alexandria, except that he lived around 3rd century A.D. Thanks to an admirer of his, who described his life by means of an algebraic riddle, we know at least something about his life. Diophantus's youth l
If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
One meter of the textile were discounted by 2 USD. Now 9 m of textile cost as before 8 m. Calculate the old and new price of 1 m of the textile.
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?