# Time - math word problems

1. Price inflation
This year the average wage grew by 4.5%. Prices rose by 2%. How much did the real wage increase in the given year?
2. Three tributaries
It is possible to fill the pool with three tributaries. The first would take 12 hours, the second 15 hours, and the third 20 hours. The day before the summer season began, the manager opened all three tributaries simultaneously. How long did it take to fil
3. Brother and sister
When I was 8, my sister was 4, now I am 18, how old is my sister?
4. Delayed clock
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?
5. Brakes
The braking efficiency of a passenger car is required to stop at 12.5 m at an initial speed of 40 km/h. What is the acceleration braking by brakes?
6. Two vans
At 8:30 a. M. , two vans leave at a parking area. They travel in opposite directions: one van travels at 48 km/h and the other at 62 km/h. At what time will the cars be 550 km apart?
7. Jane plants
Jane plants flowers in the garden. If she planted 12 every hour instead of 9 flowers, she would finish with the job an hour earlier. How many flowers does she plant?
8. The crime
The crime rate of a certain city is increasing by exactly 7% each year. If there were 600 crimes in the year 1990 and the crime rate remains constant each year, determine the approximate number of crimes in the year 2025.
9. Hours 3
How many hours are in 3 2/3 days?
10. Shuyen
Shuyen wanted to save some money. She deposited Php.300 in a bank which pays 0.5% interest per annum. After nine months, she needed the money to buy some gifts. How much will she be able to get if he withdraws all her money from the bank?
11. Evening shift
While working the evening shift, Officer K took 8 hours to complete a task at his work station and Officer M took 10 hours to complete the same task at his work station. How many hours would it take Officer K and Officer M to complete the same task working
12. Speed of car
In 2 hours 40 mins, a car travels 100km. At what speed is the car traveling?
13. Round-trip
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.
14. Ping time
Calculate theoretical ping time between Orlando and Shenzhen which is 14102 km distant. Ping time measures the round-trip time for small messages sent from the origin to a destination that is echoed back to the source. The name comes from active sonar term
15. Helmet
In nowadays cycling better results could be obtained not only due to rider physical preparation but also thanks to using updated technologies. One of the most important part of rider´s equipment is his or her helmet. While most bikers wear a helmet mainly
16. A report
Maricris can type a committee report in 5 hours. Jane helped Maricris and together they finished the report in 3 hours. How long would it take Jane to complete the report she had worked alone?
Mr. Smith is on a road trip to a remote disc golf course 180km away. He travels part of the way at 100km/h along the highway, and part of the way at 50km/h along dirt roads. If it took 2 hours to get there, how many hours did he spend on dirt roads?
18. A koala
A koala lives to be 14 years old in the wild. How much longer will a 2 year old koala probably live?
19. Two cities
Cities A and B are 200 km away. At 7 o'clock from city A, the car started at an average speed of 80 km/h, and from B at 45 min later the motorcycle is started at an average speed of 120 km/h. How long will they meet and at what distance from the point A it
20. Walking
Lucie can walk about 3 4/5 miles each hour. How far can she walk in 2 hours 45 minutes?

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