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- 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?
- Father 7
Father is 6 times older than his son. After 4 years, the father will only be 4 times older. What are their present ages?
The airplane from Prague to Bratislava was flying at a speed of 60 km/h less and back by 70 km/h greater than the original speed. What was the original speed if the plane returned to Prague according to the timetable?
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?
A man drinks a barrel of water for 39 days, woman for 64 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
How many times a day hands on a clock overlap?
Calculate how many average minutes a year is the web server is unavailable, the availability is 99.99%.
- 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
- 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?
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
Crystal grows every month 2.2 promile of its mass. For how many months to grow a crystal from weight 160 g to 311 g?
- Daily average
Calculate the average temperature during the day, when 13 hours was 22 °C and 11 hours was 17 °C.
- Pedestrian up-down hill
Pedestrian goes for a walk first at plane at 4 km/h, then uphill 3 km/h. Then it is in the middle of the route, turns back and goes downhill at speed 6 km/h. Total walk was 6 hours. How many kilometers went pedestrian?
- TV fail
The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation.
- The cyclist
The cyclist went from village to town. First half of journey went at 20 km/h. The second half of the journey, which mostly fell, went at 39 km/h. All journey took 88 minutes. Calculate the distance from the village to the town.
- Train and car
The train and the car started at a constant speed to journey. When the train travels 67 km, the car travels 74 km. How many km travels the train when the car travels 67 km?
Camel owner wants to get out of the city into oasis. He bought 3000 bananas, which wants to sell in oasis. However oasis from the city divided 1,000 kilometers of desert. Camel can carry at one time up to 1000 bananas, and for every kilometer traveled, ea
- Negative percentage
In 2004, the company had a loss of 40900 Euros. Two years later he was already in profit 48900 Eur. Calculate what percentage of the company increased profits in this two years.
From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group?
At 8:40 the ship set sail at 12 km/h. At 19:10 followed by at 29 km/h sail boat. When sail boat catches up the ship? How many minutes will catch up took?