# System of equations + motion problems - practice problems

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- Brian 2

Brian and Jake left their homes, which are 500 miles apart, and drove straight toward each other. It took 4 hours for the two to meet if Jake's speed was 15 mph slower than Brian's speed. What was Brian's speed? - The tourist

The tourist will cross a 5 km long section in 3 hours. Part of the journey goes at a speed of 0.8 m/s and the other part at a speed of 0.4 m/s. Find the length of the first and second part of the journey. - Train

Find the average speed of a train (in km/h) that passes a telegraph pole in 7 seconds and passes a 378 m platform in 25 seconds. How long is the train? - The satellite

The satellite orbiting the Earth at an altitude of 800 km has a speed of 7.46 km/s. For how long would it have to move from the start to the orbit to reach this speed if it evenly accelerated its motion in a straight line? What is the acceleration of sate - Two cars

Two cars (trucks and passenger) drove simultaneously from two places 50 km away. If they go against each other, they will meet in 30 minutes. If they follow each other in the same direction, the car will catch up with the truck in 2.5 hours. What is the s - Long hot dog

In Kostelec above Black Forest, they made a record-long hot dog. When slowly moved it to the square, one of the spectators decided to measure its length: the size of his footprint is 28 cm; he measured 20 feet in travel direction, counted 5 feet against t - Motorbike circuit

On a 2,550 m long circuit, two motorcycles go at such speeds that they meet every minute if they go against each other and run every 5 minutes if they go in the same direction. Find their speeds. - Journey to spa

Mr. Dvorak took his wife to the spa, and the journey took 3.5 hours. On the way back, he drove 12 km/h faster and was home in 3 hours. At what speed did he go to the spa, and at what speed did he return? - Train delay

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 - 2 cyclists and car

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 - Candles

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 - Average speed

The average speed of a good cyclist is 30 km/h. The average speed of the less able is 20 km/h. They both set off on the same route at the same time. Good cyclist drove it 2 hours earlier. How long was the route? - The tourist

The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. However, after a 4 km walk, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re - 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. - Cross-country race

In the charity cross-country race of three-member relays, each team had to run a total of 36 km. Adam, Boris and Ctirad gradually ran for team A. Boris, and Ctirad ran a distance three times longer than Adam. Ctirad ran a distance of 5 km longer than Bori - Motion

The two bodies move in the same direction evenly in a straight line, at speeds of 5 cm/s and 10 cm/s. The movement of the first body started 2 seconds earlier than the movement of the second body, from a point located at a distance of 20 cm from the start - 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 an - The escalator

I run up the escalator at a constant speed in the stairs' direction 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 climbed. I - 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 Marek took before John caught up with him, and at what speed did Marek drive? - 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?

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