# Themes, topics - math word problems

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- Athletic oval

On the 400 m athletic oval, two athletes started back to back from the same level. After the starting shot, they both ran away from each other at the same time. Athlete A ran at 15 km/h, and Athlete B ran at 17 km/h. A) in how many seconds did the athlete - Tunnels

Mice had built an underground house consisting of chambers and tunnels: • each tunnel leading from the chamber to the chamber (none is blind) • from each chamber lead just three tunnels into three distinct chambers, • from each chamber mice can get to any - Journey

The road from A to B measures 11.5 km. Firstly up the hill, then by level plane and then downhill. Tourist goes uphill at 3 km/h, on the plane 4 km/h and downhill 5 km/h. From the point, A to B went 2h 54 min back 3h 6 min. How long is the segment of the - Dirty road

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? - Three painters

The three painters have painted bridge. The first would work done in 5 days, the second in 6 days, and the third in 7.5 days. How long will the bridge work if they work together? - Square grid

Square grid consists of a square with sides of length 1 cm. Draw in it at least three different patterns such that each had a content of 6 cm^{2}and circumference 12 cm and that their sides is in square grid. - Eight blocks

Dana had the task to save the eight blocks of these rules: 1. Between two red cubes must be a different color. 2. Between two blue must be two different colors. 3. Between two green must be three different colors. 4. Between two yellow blocks must be four - Paul earned

Paul earned 300 Kč in one hour, Václav 1/3 more than Paul. Václav worked 60 hours, which is 1/3 fewer hours than Paul worked. How many percents less earned Paul an hour than Václav? How many hours did Paul more than Václav? How much did Paul earn more tha - MO - triangles

On the AB and AC sides of the triangle ABC lies successive points E and F, on segment EF lie point D. The EF and BC lines are parallel and is true this ratio FD:DE = AE:EB = 2:1. The area of ABC triangle is 27 hectares and line segments EF, AD, and DB seg - Chained winch

When digging a well, a chained winch is used to balance the material. An empty shackle weighs 8 kg, a full 64 kg. What force must the worker exert on the crank handle when pulling the shackle with a uniform movement from a depth of 5 m, if the shaft diame - Blackjack TU160

Bomber Tupolev TU160 started at 9:00 from the airport and flew at average speed of 1850 km/h toward the airfield B distant 3500 km. After evaluating the danger from the airport B started at 9:45 B towards A fighter MIG 29 at an average speed 2300 km/h. At - 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 - Two rectangles

I cut out two rectangles with 54 cm², 90 cm². Their sides are expressed in whole centimeters. If I put these rectangles together I get a rectangle with an area of 144 cm^{2}. What dimensions can this large rectangle have? Write all options. Explain your calc - Car

The driver of a car is to get to 608 km distant city. From atlas found that 162 km will have to pass through the cities at average speed 48 km/h. Remainder of the journey pass outside the cities at average speed 116 km/h. Calculate how many hours it will - Vacation

Parents piggybacking children on vacation to its grandmother and grandfather at a city distant 150 kilometers. They agreed to meet halfway. Parents will be travel at 90 km/h, grandmother and grandfather at 60 km/h. Parents depart at 12:00 hours. When gran - Oil tank and pipes

The underground oil tank can be filled by two oil pipelines. The first is filled in 72 hours and the second in 48 hours. How many hours from the moment when first pipeline began to fill the oil is it necessary to start filling it with the second to fill i - Coffee

In-stock are three kinds of branded coffee prices: I. Kind. .. .. .205 Kc/kg II. Kind. .. .. .274 Kc/kg III. Kind. .. .. 168 Kc/kg Mixing these three species in the ratio 8:5:6 create a mixture. What will be the price of 100 grams of this mixture? - Two teas

A mixture weighing 10 kg was made from two types of tea. The price of tea was 160 CZK/kg and second tea 170 CZK/kg. The price of the mixture is 166 CZK/kg. How many kilograms of each type of tea had to be mixed? - Ping time

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 ter - Exponential warm

Suppose that a body with temperature T1 is placed in surroundings with temperature T0 different from that of T1. The body will either cool or warm to temperature T(t) after time t, in minutes, where T(t)=T0 + (T1-T0)e^(-kt) . If jello salad with 30 degree

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