Time - math word problems

Number of problems found: 871

  • 14 years
    family Kája is 14 years old. Mom 44. How many years will mom be 4 times older?
  • Everyday
    briefcases Everyday one employee leaves with 2 briefcases and returns on the 4th day. These 2 briefcases wont be available till the 05th day as the departing employee leaves before the briefcases arrives back and cleaned properly. How many briefcases are needed to e
  • Mr. Ben
    bricks Mr. Ben drives bricks to the construction site. If he drove three times a day, he would make bricks in 8 days. How many times a day would he go every day to be done 2 days earlier?
  • Aman
    clocks2_1 Aman, Anna and Tina are participating in the school race. Anna completes a lap in 120 minutes, Aman completes a lap in 240 minutes and Tina completes a lap in 60 minutes. If they all started at the same time, then after how long will they meet again?
  • Illness
    pharmacy Peter is ill and must take medication three times a day for one tablet. For how many days is a pack of 30 tablets enough for him, when on the third day he takes one tablet only in the morning and evening?
  • Susan
    penize_2 Susan bought an oven in a paylite installment plan of Php 2,070 per month for six months. The payment is automatically debited from her credit card. What is the net debit on her card after six months from the installment plan alone?
  • Everyone drinks the same
    beers 24 bricklayers drink 72 beverage bottles a day at the construction site. How many bottles would 19 bricklayers need? Everyone drinks the same.
  • Father and son
    age When I was eight years old, my father was 30 years old. Today, my father is 3 times more than me. How old am I?
  • Quarter of an hour
    clocks2_1 If the clock showed a quarter of an hour more, it would be 10 minutes to 10 hours. How many hours do they show?
  • Book reading
    books_1 Susan thought, "If I read 15 pages a day, I will read the whole book in 8 days. “How many pages would she have to read a day if she wanted to finish the book on the 6th day from the start of reading? And how many pages does the book have?
  • 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?
  • An airplane
    aircraft-02 An airplane flies 1440 km in 2 1/4 hours. What is its average speed in km per hour?
  • A truck 2
    kamion2_0 A truck leaves home with building materials and makes a return trip every six days. To deliver all the materials, you need eight truck trips every month. How many trucks do you need?
  • 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?
  • Borrowing bicycle
    cukriky Jakub lent a bicycle to friends who wanted to ride it. For a three-hour bike ride, Jakub received 2 chocolates. Yup. If you wanted a bike for 2 hours, you had to give Jakub 12 candies. Peter gave Jakub 1 chocolate and 3 candies. How long can Peter ride Ja
  • Diggers
    workers_1 The excavation was carried out in 4 days and 5 workers worked on it for 7 hours a day. Determine how long it would take to excavate if 7 workers worked on it 8 hours a day.
  • 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?
  • Diggers
    digging Eight diggers will do the job in 85 hours. After 21 hours, 3 diggers had to leave. How many hours will the work be done?
  • 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

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 want to convert time units like minutes to seconds?