Motion problems + system of equations - math problems

Number of problems found: 63

  • The truck
    truck_10 The empty truck left the warehouse for goods at 10:00 and arrived at 11:30. At 2:00 pm, they loaded back on the same route. But it was a quarter slower than going to the warehouse. We know that on the way to the warehouse, the car was traveling at a speed
  • 2 cyclists and car
    cyclist_1 One cyclist rides at a constant speed over a bridge. It is 100 meters long. When he is 40 meters behind him, he meets an oncoming cyclist who is riding at the same speed. The car travels along the bridge in the same direction as the first cyclist at a spe
  • Dirty road
    car_30 Mr. Smith is on a road trip to a remote disc golf course 180km away. He travels part of the way at 100km/h along the highway, and part of the way at 50km/h along dirt roads. If it took 2 hours to get there, how many hours did he spend on dirt roads?
  • The tourist
    cyclist_28 The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go?
  • Train delay
    trains_1 Due to a breakdown, the train lost 16 minutes of standing on the track behind Brno. He "eliminated" this delay so that after the start, the 80 km long section went at a speed 10 km/h higher than originally planned. What speed was it and what was it suppos
  • Two cities
    cyclist_37 The distance between cities A and B is 132 km. At 9.00 am, the cyclist started the bike at an average speed of 24 km/h, and at 10.00 h started from the B cyclist at an average speed of 30 km/h. How long and far from A will they both meet?
  • Two cyclists 2
    cyclist_45 At the same time, two cyclists left the towns A and B at constant speeds. The first one going from town A to town B, and the second one from town B to town A. At one point of the trip they met. After they met, the first cyclist arrived at town B in 36min,
  • Candles
    sviecka Before Christmas, Eva bought two cylindrical candles - red and green. Red was 1 cm longer than green. She lit a red candle on Christmas Day at 5:30 p. M. , lit a green candle at 7:00 p. M. , and left them both on fire until they burned. At 9:30 p. M. , bo
  • Highway tunnel
    tunnel_1 The highway tunnel was built from two ends in the north-south direction. The average daily performance of the "northern party" rasters was higher than the average daily power of the "southern party" of the rasters. After 55 business days, both parties met
  • Water current speed.
    river_4 Two cities along the river are 100 km apart. The powerboat downstream runs for 4 hours, upstream for 10 hours. Determines the river's current speed.
  • Three-day trip
    cyclist 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
    eq2 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
  • Sawmill factory
    rj Peter works in the factory. The bus stop is 10 km from the factory. Therefore, always when the bus arrives for Peter, the driver leaves factory and takes him to work. They are coming at the saw exactly at 8:00. Today the bus arrived 11 minutes earlier and
  • Ascent and descent
    up_down Car goes 114 km track, which consists of ascent and descent at time of 1 hour 35 minutes. When climbing moves at the speed 48 km/h and downhill 25 m/s. What is the length of climb and descent?
  • 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.
  • Long bridge
    bridge Roman walked on the bridge. When he heard the whistle, he turned and saw running Kamil at the beginning of the bridge. If he went to him, they would meet in the middle of the bridge. Roman, however, rushed and so did not want to waste time returning 150m.
  • Car and motorcyclist
    car_34 A car and a motorcyclist rode against each other from a distance of 190 km. The car drove 10km/h higher than the motorcyclist and started half an hour later. It met a motorcyclist in an hour and thirty minutes. Determine their speeds.
  • Truck PRG-BA
    kamionka Truck driving on highway from Prague to Bratislava at average speed of 72 km/h. At the moment when the truck passes 54 kilometer from Prague passenger car departs from Prague which travel to Bratislava at speed 90 km/h. When and where (at waht highway k
  • Two ports
    ship 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 an
  • The escalator
    eskalator 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

Do you have an interesting mathematical word problem that you can't solve it? Submit a math problem, and we can try to solve it.



We will send a solution to your e-mail address. Solved examples are also published here. Please enter the e-mail correctly and check whether you don't have a full mailbox.

Please do not submit problems from current active competitions such as Mathematical Olympiad, correspondence seminars etc...



Do you have a system of equations and looking for calculator system of linear equations?