# Themes, topics - examples

- Repair pipe

20 workers had to repair broken pipes in 30 days. After fourteen days, four laborers joined them. How long did the pipe repair work last? - Klara

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? - Triplets

Three years ago, the triplets Pavel, Petr, and Luke and their five-year-old sister Jane had together 25 years. How old is Jane today? - Speed of car

The car went to a city that was 240 km away. If his speed increased by 8 km/h, it would reach the finish one hour earlier. Determine its original speed. - Taxi

A taxi ride costs $3 plus $2.50 per mile. Write and Graph an equation in two variables that represents the total cost of a taxi ride. - The tourist

The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go? - Three painters

The three painters have painted bridge. The first would work done in 5 days, the second in 6 days, and the third in 7 days. How long will the bridge work if they work together? - Paul earned

Paul earned 300 Kč in one hour, Václav 1/3 more than Paul. Václav worked 60 hours, which is 1/3 fewer hours than Paul worked. How many percents less earned Paul an hour than Václav? How many hours did Paul more than Václav? How much did Paul earn more t - Solutions, mixtures

How many liters of 70% solution we must add to 5 liters of 30% solution to give us a 60% solution? - Overload

What overload in g (g-force) has passed the pilot if he accelerated from 0 to 600 km/h in 3 seconds? - Workers

Two workers will construct the stage at the festival in 54 hours. Organizers need to shorten the assembly time by 42 hours. How many workers must the assembly company send? - Together

If 8 men, 10 women, 16 children collects ₹1024 in 4 days, how many days will be required for 6 men, 5 women and 4 boys to collect ₹768? (₹ is Indian Rupee) - Sand

The maximum weight of the car is 5000 kg. 10 m^{3}of sand must be transferred. How many times does a car have to go? (density of sand is 1500 kg/m3) - Three pumps

The water tank is emptied with the first pump in 6 hours, with the second pump in 2 hours. In order to be emptied in 1 hour, all three pumps had to be started at once. How long will take tank be emptied by only the third pump? - Train speed

Two guns were fired from the same place at an interval of 10 minutes and 30 seconds, but a person in a train approaching the place hears second shot 10 minutes after the first. The speed of the train (in km/hr), supposing that sound travels at 340 m/s is: - Pool

If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 18 hours. First inlet filled pool 10 hour longer than second. How long pool is filled with two inlets separately? - Forestry workers

In the forest is employed 43 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 6 hour work day would end job in 35 days. After 11 days, 8 laborers go forth? How many days is needed to complete planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 10 hours a da - 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? - Excavation

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? - Logic

A man drinks a barrel of water for 39 days, woman for 64 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?

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