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.
Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):
Showing 0 comments:
Be the first to comment!
To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:
Next similar examples:
- 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
- Bob traveled
Bob traveled 20 meters to Dave's house. He arrived in 3 minutes. What was his average speed for the trip.
- Cyclist vs car
Cyclist rode out of the city at 18 km/h. 1 hour 30 minutes behind him started car and caught up with the cyclist in 50 minutes. How fast was driving the car? Where (what kilometer) from the city car overtook a cyclist?
- Cars 6
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?
So far, a storm has traveled 35 miles in 1/2 hour in direction straight to observer. If it is currently 5:00 p. m. and the storm is 105 miles away from you, at what time will the storm reach you? Explain how you solved the problem.
- Mail train
The speed of mail train is 1370 meter per minute. Express it in miles per hour correct to three significant figure . Given that 1 meter =39.37 inches.
Dana started at 10:00 from the point A to point B. These points are distant 12 km. Determine how fast Daniel went when the place B arrived at 11:54. Speed express in km/h.
- Greg and Bill
Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
Cars started at 7:00 AM. From point A car run at 40 km per hour, from B car run 70 km per hour. Between A and B is 250 km long road. When and where will meet (measured from point A)?
- Cenda and Pepa
Cenda and Pepa went to the event. Cenda started alone. Canda started after him for 20 minutes. How long took Cenda to catch him? Cenda traveling at 15 km/h, and Pepa traveling at 25 km/h.
- Two boats
The sightseeing boat sail at 25 km / h. The cruise take 6 hours. How long the another boat sails at 60 km/h?
- 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.
- Average speed
Michal went out of the house by car at speed 98 km/h. He came into the goal place for 270 minutes. Determine the distance between the two places.
- Grandfather and grandmother
The old mother is 5 years younger than the old father. Together they are 153 years old. How many years has each of them?
1 mason casts 30.8 meters square in 8 hours. How long casts 4 masons 178 meters square?
- The tram
The tram is moving with acceleration a = 0.3m/s2. How long it will pass the first meter of track? How long does it take 10 meters. What is its speed at the end of the 10 meters track?
- Fuel mileage
You have 3/8 tank of fuel. Estimate fuel consumption @ 6mpg. Estimate speed @ 50mph. Your fuel tank holds 200 gals. Figure out fuel mileage.