Ships

At 8:40 the ship set sail at 12 km/h. At 19:10 followed by at 29 km/h sail boat. When sail boat catches up the ship?

How many minutes will catch up took?

Result

hour of catch-up:  2
minute of catch-up:  35
duration of catch-up:  445 min

Solution:

Solution in text duration of catch-up:=







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

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




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

Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations? Do you want to convert length units?

Next similar examples:

  1. Sebastian
    cool From Kovalov Sebastian walks at 6 km / h started at 8:00 in the direction of Kuty. From Kuty, the godfather is driving at 50 km/h and started at 8:30. The distance is 24 km. When and where grandfather will take Sebastian to the car.
  2. Three workshops
    workers_24 There are 2743 people working in three workshops. In the second workshop works 140 people more than in the first and in third works 4.2 times more than the second one. How many people work in each workshop?
  3. School
    662536762_868 School attend 792 children, boys and girls ratio is 4:5. How many more girls go to school (than boys)?
  4. Flowers 2
    tulipany_4 Cha cruz has a garden. The ratio roses to tulips is 2 : 5, the ratio of roses to orchids is 7 : 6. Cha cruz wonders what the ratio of tulips to orchids is. If Cha cruz has 183 plants, how many of each kind are there?
  5. Walkers
    chodci From points A and B simultaneously started against each other two walkers. After meeting both continue to B. Second walker came to B 2 hours before the first walker. It's speed is 2.7 times of speed of the first pedestrian. How many hours went pedestria
  6. Boys to girls
    boy_5 The ratio of boys to girls in a party is 3:5 . If 6 more boys arrived and 4 girls left the party, the ratio of boys to girls would be 5:6 . How many are in the party originally?
  7. Two planes
    aircraft2 Two planes flying from airports A and B, 420 km distant against each other. Plane from A took off 15 minutes later and flies at an average speed of 40 km/h higher than the plane from B. Determine the average speed of this two aircraft if you know that it
  8. Wavelength
    wave_length Calculate the wavelength of the tone frequency 11 kHz if the sound travels at speeds of 343 m/s.
  9. Father 7
    family_8 Father is 6 times older than his son. After 4 years, the father will only be 4 times older. What are their present ages?
  10. Aircraft nose down
    stall_747 How long will fall airliner from a height of 10000 m at speed 1,000 km/h?
  11. Ball game
    lopta_3 Richard, Denis and Denise together scored 932 goals. Denis scored 4 goals over Denise but Denis scored 24 goals less than Richard. Determine the number of goals for each player.
  12. Family
    4kids Family has 4 children. Ondra is 3 years older than Matthew and Karlos 5 years older than the youngest Jane. We know that they are together 30 years and 3 years ago they were together 19 years. Determine how old the children are.
  13. Theorem prove
    thales_1 We want to prove the sentense: If the natural number n is divisible by six, then n is divisible by three. From what assumption we started?
  14. Linsys2
    linear_eq_3 Solve two equations with two unknowns: 400x+120y=147.2 350x+200y=144
  15. Elimination method
    rovnice_1 Solve system of linear equations by elimination method: 5/2x + 3/5y= 4/15 1/2x + 2/5y= 2/15
  16. Debt
    usd_4 Joe and Caryl have a debt of $100,500. Joe makes $90,000 per year, and Caryl makes $35,000 per year. How much should both pay to zero out the debt fairly, based on their salaries?
  17. Threesome
    3friends_1 Dana, Dalibor and Michael have a combined 57 years. Dana is five years older than Dalibor, but Dana is five years younger than Michael. Determine how old is Dana, Dalibor and Michael.