Train delay

The train should be in the station for 10 minutes. It still has 32 km left. What is the expected delay if the train travels in 2 minutes 3 km except for the last section where it is 2 km in 5 minutes.


t =  15 min


Solution in text t =

Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!

To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Next similar examples:

  1. Delayed clock
    clock-night-schr Michael put a new battery into his watch at midnight. However, they are 5 seconds late each minute. How many hours does the watch show in 24 hours?
  2. Painters
    maliri 15 painters painted fence for 280 minutes. For how many minutes paint half of this fence 12 painters?
  3. Coins
    mince_1 On coins found was stated that from the year 87 BC. It is right?
  4. Christmas Day
    stedryd In leap years was 53 Sundays. On what day of the week fell to Christmas Day?
  5. Two ages
    twodigits_1 Gabrielle is 9 years younger than Mikhail. The sum of their ages is 87. What is Mikhail's age?
  6. Gloves
    rukavice I have a box with two hundred pieces of gloves in total, split into ten parcels of twenty pieces, and I sell three parcels. What percent of the total amount I sold?
  7. Cars 6
    car_15 At 9:00 am two cars started from the same town and traveled at a rate of 35 miles per hour and the other car traveled at a rate of 40 miles per hour. After how many hours will the cars be 30 miles apart?
  8. Round-trip
    car_35 A woman works at a law firm in city A which is about 50 miles from city B. She must go to the law library in city B to get a document. Find how long it takes her to drive​ round-trip if she averages 40 mph.
  9. Factory
    factory_1 In the factory workers work in three shifts. In the first inning operates half of all employees in the second inning and a third in the third inning 200 employees. How many employees work at the factory?
  10. Masons
    Pat_a_Mat 1 mason casts 30.8 meters square in 8 hours. How long casts 4 masons 178 meters square?
  11. Greg and Bill
    Clock0400_12 Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
  12. Grandfather and grandmother
    family_24 The old mother is 5 years younger than the old father. Together they are 153 years old. How many years has each of them?
  13. Unknown number
    nums Identify unknown number which 1/5 is 40 greater than one tenth of that number.
  14. MO 2016 Numerical axis
    osa Cat's school use a special numerical axis. The distance between the numbers 1 and 2 is 1 cm, the distance between the numbers 2 and 3 is 3 cm, between the numbers 3 and 4 is 5 cm and so on, the distance between the next pair of natural numbers is always in
  15. TVs
    tv Production of television sets increased from 3,500 units to 4,200 units. Calculate the percentage of production increase.
  16. Base, percents, value
    percent_1 Base is 344084 which is 100 %. How many percent is 384177?
  17. Pipe
    trubka_ocel Steel pipe has a length 2.5 meters. About how many decimetres is 1/3 less than 4/8 of this steel pipe?