# Time - examples - page 29

- Water lilies

Water lilies are growing on the pond and their number is doubled every day. The whole layer is covered in 12 days. How many days will it cover 8 layers? - Age

In 1960 my age was equal to the digits sum of the year of my birth. What is my age now? - Bulb

A 60 W bulb consumes 0.12 kWh of electricity. How long did she stand light without a break? - Microorganisms

The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation. - Scientific notation

Approximately 7.5x10^{5}gallons of water flow over a waterfall each second. There are 8.6x10^{4}seconds in 1 day. Select the approximate number of gallons of water that flow over the waterfall in 1 day. - 2 pipes

2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone? - Bed time

Tiffany was 5 years old; her week night bedtime grew by ¼ hour each year. If, at age 18, her curfew time is 11pm, what was her bed time when she was 5 years old? - Car overtaking

A passenger car travels at a speed of 30 m/s, and before it travels freight truck that drives at a constant speed of 10 m/s. Within 30 meters of the truck, the driver of the car finds out that the truck can not overtake. That's why it starts braking with a - 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: - Minute average

In a factory, four workers are assigned to complete an order received for dispatching 1400 boxes of a particular commodity. Worker A takes 4 mins per box, Worker B takes 6 minutes per box, C takes 10 mins per box, D takes 15 mins per box. Find the average. - If you

If you travel to work 22 days and it takes 29.2 minutes, how many minutes will it take to travel to work and back? - 40% volume

40% volume with 104 uph (units per labor hour) 8 people working. What is the volume? - Hr to min

Sue biked to school in 5/12 of an hour. How many minutes did it take her to ride to school? - 15 teachers

15 teachers teach for a combined amount of 128 days over a period of 64 days. What is this expressed as a percentage? - Car crash

On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, as - Price inflation

This year the average wage grew by 4.5%. Prices rose by 2%. How much did the real wage increase in the given year? - Collision

The two bodies, whose initial distance is 240 m, move evenly against each other consistently. The first body has an initial velocity of 4 m/s and an acceleration of 3 m/s^{2}, the second body has an initial speed of 6 m/s and an acceleration of 2 m/s^{2}. Find - Hours 3

How many hours are in 3 2/3 days? - The crime

The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025. - Evening shift

While working the evening shift, Officer K took 8 hours to complete a task at his work station and Officer M took 10 hours to complete the same task at his work station. How many hours would it take Officer K and Officer M to complete the same task working

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