Time + quadratic equation - math problems
Number of examples found: 27
- Wagons and cranes
Several of the same cranes unloaded 96 wagons. If there were 2 more cranes there would be less 8 wagons for each crane. How many cranes were here?
- Two masons
Two masons built the garage together - it took 18 days. If they worked independently, the other would work 15 days more than the first. For how many days would build the garage each mason himhelp?
- 2 pipes
2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone?
- Two pipes
One pipe fill one-fifth volume 20 minutes before by second one. The two pipes together will fill the tank in two hours. How long is will fill tank each pipe separately?
- Speed of car
The car went to a city that was 240 km away. If his speed increased by 8 km/h, it would reach the finish one hour earlier. Determine its original speed.
- Water reservoir
The water reservoir is filled through one inlet 4 hours later than both together, then another inlet 9 hours later than both together. For how long is filled by each separately?
Stone was pushed into the abyss: 2 seconds after we heard hitting the bottom. How deep is the abyss (neglecting air resistance)? (gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2 and the speed of sound in air v = 343 m/s)
The new copier copying a folder of papers 5 min. faster than the old. The operator used new, but out of toner and exchange took 5 min. In that time copied on the old. The whole work has been done for 9 min. How long would the work done only by old copier?
From station 130 km away started passenger train and after 2.2 hours after the express train, which travels 37 km an hour more. Express train finish journey 7 minutes early. Calculate the average speed of this two trains.
- The cruise ship
The cruise ship has a speed of 12 km / h at a calm surface. When we sail 45 km along the river and 45 km back, it took us exactly 8 hours. Which (constant) speed of flow of the river?
- Working alone
Tom and Chandri are doing household chores. Chandri can do the work twice as fast as Tom. If they work together, they can finish the work in 5 hours. How long does it take Tom working alone to do the same work?
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?
- Tourist Jirka
Distance between the points A and B is 13.5 km. Jirka went from point A to point B unknown speed and for an unknown period of time. Back to the point A went slower by 3 km/h which means that went 20 minutes more. How long Jirka took the return journey?
- Wind drift
The plane flies at 860 km/h, passing distance 3000 kilometers with the wind and once again against the wind for 6 h 59 min. What is the wind speed?
- Two workers
Two workers should fulfill certain task together for 5 days. If the first worker increased their performance twice and second twice fell, it took them just four days. For how many days would handle the entire task first worker himself?
The first worker would need less than 4 hours to complete the task than the other worker. In fact, both workers worked for two hours together, then the first worker did the remaining work himself. In what proportion should the remuneration of the workers
- Two trucks
Two trucks left cities A and B against each other and met after an hour. The first car came to B 27 minutes later than the second car to A. Calculate the car speed if the distance between cities A, B is 90 km.
- Two cyclists 2
At the same time, two cyclists left the towns A and B at constant speeds. The first one going from town A to town B, and the second one from town B to town A. At one point of the trip they met. After they met, the first cyclist arrived at town B in 36min,
If water flows into the pool by two inlets, fill the whole for 8 hours. The first inlet filled pool 6 hour longer than second. How long pool take to fill with two inlets separately?
- Blueberries 2
Lenka and Martin collected eight liters of blueberries in two hours. How long will take to collect blueberries by Lenka itself, if we know that she collect all 2.5 hours less than Martin?
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