# Time - 8th grade (13y) - examples

1. Two pumps
Pump A takes twice as long to fill a tank than B . Together they take 2 hours to fill the tank. How long does each one take to fill the tank by itself?
2. A clock
A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
3. 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?
4. 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
5. Troops
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?
6. 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?
7. 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?
8. Logic
A man drinks a barrel of water for 32 days, woman for 54 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
9. Monkey
Monkey fell in 32 m deep well. Every day her scramble 3 meters, at night dropped back by 2 m. On that day it gets hangover from the well?
10. Motion
If you go at speed 5.1 km/h, you come to the station 37 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 28 km/h, you come to the station 38 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
11. Hands
The clock shows 12 hours. After how many minutes will agle between hour and minute hand 90°? Consider the continuous movement of both hands hours.
12. Clock
How many times a day hands on a clock overlap?
13. Server
Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
14. Bus vs. train
Bus started from point A 10 minutes before the train started from the same place. The bus went an average speed of 49 km/h, train 77 km/h. To point B train and bus arrived simultaneously. Calculate time of train journey, if train and bus travelled the.
15. Movement
From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 24 km/h, the second at average speed 16 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 35 minutes cycling.
16. Gimli Glider
Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 45000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1870 feet and maintain constant speed 212 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
17. Motion2
Cyclist started out of town at 19 km/h. After 0.7 hours car started behind him in the same direction and caught up with him for 23 minutes. How fast and how long went car from the city to caught cyclist?
18. ŽSR
Calculate fixed annual personnel costs of operating monorail line 118 km long if every 5 km is station, which serve three people - one dispatcher and two switchman in 4-shift operation. Consider the average salary of the employee 885 €.
19. Two cars
Two cars started against each other at the same time to journey long 293 km. First car went 41 km/h and second 41 km/h. What distance will be between this cars 20 minutes before meet?
20. Ravens
The tale of the Seven Ravens were seven brothers, each of whom was born exactly 2.5 years after the previous one. When the eldest of the brothers was 2-times older than the youngest, mother all curse. How old was seven ravens brothers when their mother cur

Do you have interesting mathematical example that you can't solve it? Enter it and we can try to solve it.

To this e-mail address we will reply solution; solved examples are also published here. Please enter e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.