# Themes, topics - math word problems

- Gold horseshoe

Calculate the volume of a gold horseshoe that weighs 750g. - Motorcyclist

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? - Inlet and outlet

The pool has a capacity of 50 hl. The inlet pipe flows in 1 minute 1.25 hl, and the waste pipe outlet is draining the full pool in 50 minutes. How long will take the empty the full pool when both the inlet and outlet are opened at the same time? - Soldier

An experienced soldier digs a good trench in 30 hours. Two soldiers dug the same trench each 40 hours. How many hours will the ditch dig all three together? - Construct

Construct a triangle ABC inscribed circle has a radius r = 2 cm, the angle alpha = 50 degrees = 8 cm. Make a sketch, analysis, construction and description. - Two ships

The distance from A to B is 300km. At 7 am started from A to B a ferry with speed higher by 20 km/h than a ship that leaves at 8 o'clock from B to A. Both met at 10h 24min. Determine how far they will meet from A and when they reach the destination. - MO C–I–1 2018

An unknown number is divisible by just four numbers from the set {6, 15, 20, 21, 70}. Determine which ones. - Driver

The driver of the car at a speed of 100 km/h faced the obstacle and began to brake with a slowing of 5 m/s². What is the path to stopping the car when the driver has registered the obstacle with a delay of 0.7 s? - Brakes of a car

For the brakes of a passenger car to be effective, it is prescribed that a car moving on a horizontal road at a speed of 40 km. A car must stop on the track 15.4 m. What is the deceleration of the car? - MO Z8-I-1 2018

Fero and David meet daily in the elevator. One morning they found that if they multiply their current age, they get 238. If they did the same after four years, this product would be 378. Determine the sum of the current ages of Fero and David. - Clubhouse

There were only chairs and table in the clubhouse. Each chair had four legs, and the table was triple. Scouts came to the clubhouse. Everyone sat on their chair, two chairs were left unoccupied, and the number of legs in the room was 101. How many chairs - Car overtaking

A passenger car travels at a speed of 30 m/s, and before it travels freight truck that drives at a constant speed of 10 m/s. Within 30 meters of the truck, the driver of the car finds out that the truck can not overtake. That's why it starts braking with - Brakes

The braking efficiency of a passenger car is required to stop at 12.5 m at an initial speed of 40 km/h. What is the acceleration braking by brakes? - Five pupils

Five pupils clean 30 chairs one hour before four pupils. How many chairs clean one pupil in 1 hour? - Collision

The two bodies, whose initial distance is 240 m, move evenly against each other consistently. The first body has an initial velocity of 4 m/s and an acceleration of 3 m/s^{2}, the second body has an initial speed of 6 m/s and an acceleration of 2 m/s^{2}. Fin - Car crash

On the road, with a maximum permitted speed of 60 km/h, there was a car crash. From the length of the vehicle's braking distance, which was 40 m, the police investigated whether the driver did not exceed that speed. What is the conclusion of the police, a - MO Z8–I–6 2018

In the KLMN trapeze, KL has a 40 cm base and an MN of 16 cm. Point P lies on the KL line so that the NP segment divides the trapezoid into two parts with the same area. Find the length of the KP line. - The tourist

The tourist traveled 190km in 5 hours. Part of the journey passed at 5 km/h. The rest he went by bus at a speed of 60 km/h. How long has a bus gone? - Clock's gears

In the clock machine, three gears fit together. The largest has 168 teeth, the middle 90 teeth, and the smallest 48 teeth. The middle wheel turns around its axis in 90 seconds. How many times during the day do all the gears meet in the starting position? - Two diggers

Two diggers should dig a ditch. If each of them worked just one-third of the time that the other digger needs, they'd dig up a 13/18 ditch together. Find the ratio of the performance of this two diggers.

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