Time + equation - examples
- 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:
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?
How long have we trained on the pitch when we know that the warm-up took 10 minutes, we trained passes for one-third of the time and we played football half the time?
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 64 laborers planting trees in nurseries. For 8 hour work day would end job in 35 days. After 12 days, 20 laborers go forth. How many days is needed to complete a planting trees in nurseries by others, if they will work 9 hours a
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 Martina to Bratislavy go car at speed 76 km/h. From Bratislavy to Martina go another car at speed 53 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 19 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 39 days, woman for 64 days, for how many days they drink barrel together?
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?
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.
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%.
- 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.
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?
- 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
Cyclist started at 9:00 from point S to point T. After 10 minutes, followed him at the same speed the second cyclist. Walker, which went from T to S, started at 9:35. After 71 minutes he met the first cyclist and after next 8 minutes the second cyclist. Di
Car goes from point A to point B at speed 86 km/h and back 53 km/h. If they goes there and back at speed 67 km/h trip would take 10 minutes shorter. What is distance between points A and B?
- 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?
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