Motion problems - math word problems
- The tourist
The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. After a 4 km walk, however, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re
If John has a running speed of 3.5miles per hour and Lucy has a speed of 5 miles per hour. If John starts running at 10:00 am and Lucy starts running at 10:30 am, at what time will they meet? (as soon as possible)
- Fast tourists
If three tourists pass the route in 5 hours, how long will the same route take six equally fast tourists?
- Average speed
The average speed of a pedestrian who walked 10 km was 5km/h, the average speed of a cyclist on the same track was 20km/h. In how many minutes did the route take more than a cyclist? Q
- Water current
John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.
- Two trains
Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
- The tourist
The tourist has walked 3/4 of the route. The destination is 12.5 km away. How many kilometers did the route measure?
- Cheetah vs antelope
When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
- Two ships
Two ships sailed from Venice - a cargo speed of 10 knots and a ferry speed of 18 knots. At what time will the ferry catch up with the cargo ship if it sailed 10 hours later?
- Cyclists and walkers
A group of tourists started at 8:00 at speed 4 km/h walk. At half-past ten, another group started on a bike and caught up with a group of tourists at 10:50. What was the average speed of cyclists?
- Two ports
From port A on the river, the steamer started at an average speed of 12 km/h towards port B. Two hours later, another steamer departed from A at an average speed of 20 km/h. Both ships arrived in B at the same time. What is the distance between ports A and
- Where and when
The truck left Kremnica at 11:00 h at a speed of 60km/h. At 12:30 h, the passenger car started at an average speed of 80km/h. How many kilometers from Kremnica will the passenger car reach truck, and when?
- The escalator
I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the direction of the stairs and write down the number of steps A we climbed. Then we turn around and run it at the same constant speed in the opposite direction and write down the number of steps B that I clim
- Bike ride
Marek rode a bike ride. In an hour, John followed him on the same route by car, at an average speed of 72 km/h, and in 20 minutes he drove him. Will he determine the length of the way that Marek took before John caught up with him, and at what speed did M
- Three-day trip
The cyclist on three-day trip travel 30% of the total route on the first day, 3/5 of the rest on the second day and 35 km on the third day. How many kilometers did travel cyclists each day and how many?
- The tourist
The tourist traveled 78km in 3 hours. Part of the journey went on foot at 6km/h, the rest of the trip by bus at 30km/h. How long did he walk?
- Car loop
The toy car runs at an average speed of 2 m/s. In a minute, it will pass the entire circuit five times. How long is the loop?
- Cottage house
The village is 28 km from the cottage. Father goes from village to cottage. Son goes from the cottage to the village. They meet 10 km further behind the cottage. How much did dad walk?
Martha likes to walk in the park, the park is square, 7/10 mi on each side. One morning Martha walked around the entire park 3 1/2 times before stopping to rest. How far had she walked?
- Between two bus stops
Wanda lives between two bus stops at three-eighths of their distance. He started the house today and found that whether he was running to one or the other stop, he would have arrived at the bus stop. The average bus speed is 60 km/h. What is the average