Time + reason - 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?
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
- Three cats
If three cats eat three mice in three minutes, after which time 140 cats eat 140 mice?
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 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?
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?
Monkey fell in 38 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?
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?
- 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
Trolleybus line No. 207 measured 20 km. If the trolleybus go faster by 9 km/h, the way there and back would is shorter by 20 minutes. Calculate the trolleybus speed and how much time it takes a return trip.
- TV fail
The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation.
- Reconstruction of the corridor
Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac
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
What power has a pump output to move 4853 hl of water to a height of 31 m for 8 hours?