Time - math word problems

  1. Driver
    truck_2 The driver of the supply car reckoned that at the average speed of 72 km/h arrives to the warehouse for 1 1/4 hours. After 30 km however unintentionally drove to the gas station and have ten minutes delay. At what average speed would have to go the rest
  2. Storm
    storm-012 So far, a storm has traveled 35 miles in 1/2 hour in direction straight to observer. If it is currently 5:00 p. M. And the storm is 105 miles away from you, at what time will the storm reach you? Explain how you solved the problem.
  3. Family
    family_14 Mom is 42 years old and her daughters 13 and 19. After how many years will mother as old as her daughter together?
  4. Basic form
    time_3 Expressed the ratios of values in the basic form: 0,5 t : 1,2 kg 200 l : 0,15 m3 12 t : 3600 kg 500 kg : 2,5 t 0,9 kg : 500 g 3,6 m : 240 cm 1200 mm : 2,4 m 300 l : 0,3 m3 6 min 30 s : 900 s
  5. Kangaroo
    klokan_1 Kangaroo do 10 jumps in 1 minute and then three minutes lie , then will make 10 jumps in 1 minute and 3 minutes lie, and so on. Find the shortest time in which kangaroo do 30 jumps.
  6. Earth and Sun
    sun_1 Earth is 150 million km away from the Sun, 300,000 km of sunlight travels in 1 second. How long will the light come from the Sun to the Earth?
  7. Steamer
    parnik_3 At 6 hours 40 minutes steamer sailed from the port at speed 12 km/h. At exactly 10 hours started sail motorboat at speed 42 km/h. When motorboat will catch steamer?
  8. Workers
    okno2_1 Group of workers washing half of the windows of the building in two hours. How long will take half the workers wash all the windows of the building?
  9. Two aircraft
    2aircraft From the airport will start simultaneously two planes, which fly tracks are perpendicular to each other. The first flying speed of 680 km/h and the second 840 km/h. Calculate how far the aircraft will fly for half an hour.
  10. Job task
    clocks2_5 After two hours and 40 minutes the job is finished. Compared to last year we were 40 minutes faster. What is the percentage increase to our performance?
  11. 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
  12. Two rooms
    clean_1 Woman cleans the room in 30 minutes a man in 90 minutes. How long will take they clean two rooms?
  13. 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 toge
  14. Pitcher
    maliny_3 Matthew picked up half-pitcher of raspberry in 45 minutes. Find how long three children filled the pitcher if each of them working at the same pace as Matthew.
  15. Failure
    car_12 Drivers of passenger cars have calculated that at a speed of 60 km/h arrives at destination within 40 minutes. After 20 km refrain five minutes due a technical failure. How fast must go the rest of the way to the finish came at the scheduled time?
  16. Workers
    work_9 9 workers dig a canal 120 meters long for eight hours. For how long would be dig five workers canal 200 meters long?
  17. Average speed
    bus27_4 When the bus stops at bus stops driving average speed is 45 km/h. If it did not stop it drive at speed 54 km/h. How many minutes of every hour it spend at stops?
  18. Father and sons
    family_7 After15 years will father many years as his two sons together now. There is a six-year difference between the brothers, and the older one celebrated fifty years three years ago. How old is their father now?
  19. Christmas
    christmas_1 Father said: "exactly after 56 hours we will sit down to Christmas Eve table" How was and what time it was when Father said this sentence? The Christmas Eve table they sit down at exactly 6 PM hour.
  20. Two trucks
    cars_6 Two trucks left cities A and B against each other and met after an hour. The first car came to B 27 minutes later than the second car to A. Calculate the car speed if the distance between cities A, B is 90 km.

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