Time - math word problems

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  • Shoemaker
    shoes Both the shoemaker and his apprentice repaired his shoes. The apprentice worked for 6 days and repaired 10 pairs of shoes every day. The shoemaker did the same job in 4 days. How many pairs of shoes did the shoemaker repair per day?
  • The tourist
    tourist The tourist walked a quarter of the way on the first day, a third of the rest on the second day, and 20 km on the last day. How many km did he walk in three days?
  • One press
    covid19 One press will produce one truck of respirators in 3.5 days. The second in 10 days. How long does it take to fill a truck while working together?
  • Sow barley
    kombajn Farmers wanted to sow barley within 13 days. Due to the excellent weather, they managed to exceed the daily plan of sowing by 2 ha and therefore finished sow grain in 12 days. How many hectares of land did they sow with barley?
  • In the
    covid19 In the workshop, it was necessary to quickly complete the production of veils for the hospital. The workshop staff promised to work an additional 240 hours to produce this order in March. The workshop has 8 employees who work 160 hours a month. What perce
  • Book reading
    kniha_tridni Suzan reads a book. If she read half an hour a day, she would read it in nine days. How many minutes does he have to read a day if he wants to read it three days earlier?
  • Five combers
    permutations_3 Five combers harvest 12 rows of strawberries in 4 hours. How many rows of strawberries will two combers harvest in 10 hours?
  • Eggs
    egg One egg boiled in 10 minutes, how long will it take to boil ten eggs at a time?
  • The orchard
    jablone 4 temporary workers harvested the orchard in 9 days. How many temporary workers we need for six days?
  • Digging
    digging The first worker would dig a trench in 6 hours. For the second, the same work would take 4 hours. How long did it take for the trench to be dug if they worked together?
  • How many 3
    tv_1 How many hours the Andersons watched TV in all Wednesday 3/1 hr Thursdays 2/3 hr Friday 4/5 hr Saturday 3/4 hr
  • The field
    tractors 3 tractors plow the field in 6 hours. However, after 2 hours, 1 tractor broke down. How long will the field be plowed?
  • Six workers
    workers Six workers earned a total of CZK 12,600 per week on the construction site (5 working days). How much do 7 workers earn in 10 days with the same daily average salary?
  • 3 pupils
    meter_1 3 pupils cleaned 10 meters of the stream in 1 hour. How many meters of the stream will clear 18 students in 4 hours?
  • Five tractors
    tractors Five tractors plow the fields in 4.8 hours. How long will it take to plow the field when, after an hour and a half of work, two tractor drivers have been called up for another task?
  • Bricklayers
    murar The first bricklayer would build a wall in 3 days, the second in 4 days. The first bricklayer worked alone for a day, then the second bricklayer came to his aid and they finished the work together. How long did it take to build the wall?
  • The farmer
    cow The farmer calculated that the supply of fodder for his 20 cows was enough for 60 days. He decided to sell 2 cows and a third of the feed. How long will the feed for the rest of the peasant's herd last?
  • Three workshops
    workers_1 One workshop can complete the task in 48 days, the second in 30 days and the third in 20 days. In how many days would the task be completed if all workshops worked?
  • Large family
    family The average age of all family members (children, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather) is 29 years. The average age of parents is 40 years, grandparents 66 years and all children are 5 years. How many children are there in this family?
  • Drivers
    clocks2 Driver Franta and driver Karel are friends. They leave the start-stop both at the same time in the afternoon - at 13.30. When will they meet again if Franta goes around his route in 50 minutes and Karel in 40 minutes?

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