Motion problems - 7th grade (12y) - math problems

  1. Two trains
    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?
  2. The tourist
    tourist The tourist has walked 3/4 of the route. The destination is 12.5 km away. How many kilometers did the route measure?
  3. Two ships
    ship 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?
  4. Cyclists and walkers
    time_1 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?
  5. Where and when
    cars 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?
  6. Car loop
    preteky 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?
  7. Martha
    stromy_1 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?
  8. RPM
    motor_rpm An electric motor makes 3,000 revolutions per minutes. How many degrees does it rotate in one second?
  9. Tourist
    tourist A tourist walked an average speed of 3.5 km/h route in 6 hours. Calculate how many hours he would have passed at an average speed of 5.5 km/h.
  10. Velocipedes
    Velocipede In the 19th century, bicycles did not have a chain drive, and the pedals were connected directly to the wheel axis. This wheel diameter gradually increased until the so-called high bicycles (velocipedes) with a front wheel diameter of up to 1.5 meters, whi
  11. Constant motion
    car_36 The car has undergone constant motion 120 km in 1 hour 30 minutes. Determine its average speed. Determine how long car drove in the first 20 minutes and 50 minutes from the start of the move.
  12. Round-trip
    car_35 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.
  13. The cyclist
    cyclist_38 The cyclist drove from A to B, 60 km away. The first half drove at 30km/h, the second at 20km/h. How long did it take for him?
  14. Two vans
     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?
  15. Walking
    tourist_5 Lucie can walk about 3 4/5 miles each hour. How far can she walk in 2 hours 45 minutes?
  16. Two trains
    vlak_8 From station A, the freight train traveled at a speed of 40 km/h in 9h. When he drove 15km, the fast train started from station A in the same direction at a speed of 70km/h. When will it the freight train catch up?
  17. Bob traveled
    house_3 Bob traveled 20 meters to Dave's house. He arrived in 3 minutes. What was his average speed for the trip.
  18. Motorcyclist
    motorbike_3 From Trutnov, the motorcyclist started at an average speed of 60km/hour. At 12.30hrs the passenger car was started at a speed of 80km/hour. How many hours and at what distance from Trutnov will car catch a motorcycle?
  19. Ping time
    fibre 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
  20. Cyclist 9
    cyclist_33 A cyclist travels at a a speed of 4.25 km per hour. At that rate, how far can he travel in 3.75 hours?

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