Time - math word problems

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  • Troops
    calendar There are two leaders in the tourist group, with an average age of 30 years and several children with an average age of 10 years. The total age of the group is 12 years. How many children are in the group?
  • Lumberjacks
    stromy_17 Fifteen lumberjacks would take 12 days to destroy the broken trees. How many days would this work require if 5 workers added to it after 4 days?
  • Round-trip
    car_35 A woman works at a law firm in city A which is about 50 miles from city B. She must go to the law library in city B to get a document. Find how long it takes her to drive​ round-trip if she averages 40 mph.
  • Granules
    dog_2 Katy had two dogs. The first one ate a pack of granules a week and the other two times longer. Katka bought them two bags of granules. How long does it last for both dogs?
  • Workers
    workers_34 Two workers will construct the stage at the festival in 54 hours. Organizers need to shorten the assembly time by 42 hours. How many workers must the assembly company send?
  • 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
  • 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?
  • Tram lines
    elektricka_2 Trams of five lines driven at intervals of 5,8,10,12 and 15 minutes. At 12 o'clock come out of the station at the same time. About how many hours again all meet? How many times have earch tram pass for this stop?
  • Pump
    kapka From the pump in the yard dripping water. Every drop is 1 ml. How many drops will be necessary before filling a bucket with a volume of 10 l? Calculate how long it will fulfill the bucket when drops fall each second.
  • Water tank
    nadrz Water tank shape of cuboid has dimensions of the bottom 7.5 meters and 3 meters. How high will reach the water in the tank will flow 10 liters of water per second and the inflow will be open 5/6 hour? (Calculate to one decimal place and the results give i
  • Wood
    rubanie_dreva Peter chops wood. If they cut down a half hours a day he ended work in 9 days. But Peter needs to end work 3 days earlier. How many minutes a day should cut down?
  • Deposit
    ping_bank If you deposit 719 euros the beginning of each year, how much money we have at 1.3% (compound) interest after 9 years?
  • A lot of hay
    zajic Martin's grandfather weighed a lot of hay and calculated that for 15 rabbits it last in 100 days. How many days will this lot be enough for 25 rabbits?
  • Four workers
    wood_6 Four workers will lay the floor of the gym in six hours. After an hour of working together, one of the workers left to the doctor. How long before the remaining three workers finish their work?
  • Walkers
    walker Walker, which makes 120 steps per minute, make distance from point A to point B for 55 minutes. The length of his step is 75cm. For how long does this distance go boy who will do 110 steps 60 cm long in a minute?
  • Passenger car and truck
    2cars From Kutna Hora left at 11:00 clock a truck at 60 km/h. At 12:30 behind him started passenger car at average speed 80 km/h. At what time and how far from Kutna Hora overtake a passenger car truck?
  • Cyclist
    sagan A cyclist is moving at 35 km/h and follow pedestrian who is walking at speed 4 km/h. Walker has an advantage 19 km. How long take cyclist to catch up with him?
  • Monkey
    monkey Monkey fell in 40 meters deep well. Every day it climbs 3 meters, at night it dropped back by 2 m. On what day it gets out from the well?
  • Two pumps
    pumps_4 Pump A takes twice as long to fill a tank than B . Together they take 2 hours to fill the tank. How long does each one take to fill the tank by itself?
  • Paul earned
    workers_35 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

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