Time - math word problems

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  • A car
    car_31 A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case!
  • Our house
    malovka_6 Our house would paint four painters in 14 days. How long could it paint five painters? How long will it take if two other painters will come to help after 5 days?
  • Performance
    workers_42 Two masons with the same performance would have made of plaster for 6 days. One of them, however, has increased its daily performance by 50%. How long would take they now to make plaster together?
  • Two vans
     two vans At 8:30 a. M. , two vans leave at a parking area. They travel in opposite directions: one van travels at 48 km/h and the other at 62 km/h. At what time will the cars be 550 km apart?
  • Constant motion
    car_36 The car has undergone constant motion 120 km in 1 hour 30 minutes. Determine its average speed. Determine how long car drove in the first 20 minutes and 50 minutes from the start of the move.
  • Five pupils
    lavicka_1 Five pupils clean 30 chairs one hour before four pupils. How many chairs clean one pupil in 1 hour?
  • Mason with assistant
    workers_15 Mason had to complete the work in 10 days. Two and a half days later his assistant arrived. Together they completed the work in next three and a half days. How many days would he need an assistant for the same work?
  • Age
    age_5 In 1960 my age was equal to the digits sum of the year of my birth. What is my age now?
  • Painters
    malovka2_3 Six of the painters paint 90 m of fence in five hours. For how long would the 4 painters paint a 45 meter fence? How many meters fence painted painters 5 for two hours?
  • Two rooms
    clean_1 Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
  • The swimmer
    river_3 The swimmer swims at a constant speed of 0.85 m/s relative to water flow. The current speed in the river is 0.40 m/s, the river width is 90 m. a) What is the resulting speed of the swimmer with respect to the tree on the riverbank when the swimmer motion
  • Young Cyclists
    cyclist_9 Charlie and Peter will attend the Young Cyclists Meeting today. Peter is still not able to start, so Charlie went first alone. Peter followed him in 20 minutes. How long does he take to reach Charlie? Charlie is traveling at an average speed of 15km/h, Pe
  • Driver
    truck_7 I drive at an average speed of 70km/h, I drive 10 thousand km. How long did it take me?
  • Sick
    kosela Six seamstresses should make 60 shirts in five business days. After three days two seamstresses were sick. How many days have the remaining seamstresses to finish contract?
  • Overload
    aircraft-02_10 What overload in g (g-force) has passed the pilot if he accelerated from 0 to 600 km/h in 3 seconds?
  • Car crash
    car1_7 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
  • Water level
    bazen_11 How high is the water in the swimming pool with dimensions of 37m in length and 15m in width, if an inlet valve is opened for 10 hours flowing 12 liters of water per second?
  • Working together on project
    work_10 Two employees working on the project. First make it alone for 20 days the second for 24 days. How many days will take to complete project if 5 days they work together then first will take two days holiday and after returning they completes a project toget
  • Pumping
    pumps_1 The tank is filled with a larger pump in 12 hours and with scond pump in 15 hours. For how long does the tank fill when both pumps are switched on at the same time?
  • Express train
    trains_13 International express train drove from Kosice to Teplice. In the first 279 km, the track was repaired, and therefore it was moving at a speed of 10km/h less than it was scheduled to drive. The rest of the 465 km trip has increased the speed by 8 km/h than

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