Motion problems - 8th grade (13y) - math problems
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)
- 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
- 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?
- 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
- 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
An electric motor makes 3,000 revolutions per minutes. How many degrees does it rotate in one second?
- Average speed
The truck drove 1/2 of the way on the highway at 80km/h. The other half of the way 20km/h. Calculate the average speed
- Drive to NJ
Ed drove to New Jersey at 30mph. He drove back home in 3 hours at 50 mph. How many hours did it take Ed to drive to New Jersey?
- Two cities
Cities A and B are 200 km away. At 7 o'clock from city A, the car started at an average speed of 80 km/h, and from B at 45 min later the motorcycle is started at an average speed of 120 km/h. How long will they meet and at what distance from the point A it
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.
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, wh
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.
Mom walked out to visit her grandmother in a neighboring village 5km away and moved at a speed of 4km/h. An hour later, father drove down the same road at an average speed of 64km/h. 1) How long will take to catch mom die? 2) What is the approximate dis
- Two airports
Two airports are 2690 km away. From the first airport, the airplane flies at a speed of 600 km/h, from a second airplane at a speed of 780 km/h. When will they meet if they flew at 10:00? How far from the first airport?