Time - math word problems

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  • Scale of map
    map_9 James travels one kilometer in 12 minutes. The route walked for half an hour measured on the map 5 cm. Calculate how many kilometers James walked for half an hour. Find the scale of the map.
  • Two planes
    aircraft2 Two planes flying from airports A and B, 420 km distant against each other. Plane from A took off 15 minutes later and flies at an average speed of 40 km/h higher than the plane from B. Determine the average speed of this two aircraft if you know that it
  • Fuel mileage
    fuel2 You have 3/8 tank of fuel. Estimate fuel consumption @ 6mpg. Estimate speed @ 50mph. Your fuel tank holds 200 gals. Figure out fuel mileage.
  • Pupils
    wolfenstein_3d Four pupils is going via dark hall. Start at one side and have to get to the other side for 17 minutes. They have only one lamp for the trip. The corridor is narrow, they can therefore go up two pupils at a time and go at the slower speed. Each pupil went
  • Time adding
    clocks2_9 Add and write the result again as hours, minutes, seconds: 2hodiny45min15s + 1h20m50s =
  • Direct route
    tourists From two different places A and B connected by a direct route, Adam (from city A) and Bohus (from city B) started at a constant speed. As Adam continued to go from A to B, Bohus turned around at the time of their meeting and at the same speed he returned
  • Charles Bridge
    k_most Charles Bridge was 15 times older than Frantův bridge from 1900 in 1931. How old is the Charles Bridge?
  • Train expres
    rjet At 8.00 strarted from Bratislava to Poprad express Tatry. Cities are distant 340 kilometers. At the same time started from Poprad express Danube to Bratislava. Express Tatry's average speed is 80 km/h, Danube 90 km/h. At what distance from Poprad trains w
  • Bus lines
    bus27 Buses connections are started from bus stop on its regular circuit as follows: No. 27 bus every 27 minutes and No.18 every half hour. What time started this two bus lines run if the bus stop met at 10:15 am.?
  • Repay, interest, loan
    repay Ramchacha takes a loan amount of 240000 from a bank for constructing a house at the rate of simple interest of 12% per annum. After 1 yr. of taking the loan he rents the house at the rate of 5200 per month. Determine the number of years he would take to r
  • Car
    sanitka_1 Car goes some distance in 3 hours and 20 minutes. If it increase speed by 10 km/h, i goes this distance in 2.5 hours. Calculate the distance.
  • Alarm clock
    clock-night-schr The old watchmaker has a unique digital alarm in its collection that rings whenever the sum of digits of the alarm is equal to 21. Find out when the alarm clock will ring. What is their number? List all options . ..
  • Timber log
    water3 The ship goes from point x to y. Downstream it takes 4 hours, upstream 6 hours. How long does it take from a point x to y a log?
  • Two cars 2
    2cars Two cars started from two positions 87 km distant at the same time in opposite directions at speeds 81 km/h and 75 km/h. What was the distance between them after 2 hours 50 minutes of driving.
  • Freezer
    teplomer Temperature is -8 degrees Celsius in the freezer. Outside temperature is 2 degrees Celsius. One minute took to change temperature by one degree Celsius if we open door. How many minutes the temperature in the freezer will rise?
  • Boots
    vysoke-cizmy Master shoemaker has three apprentices. First do one pair of boots for two days, second for 1 day, third on 1.5 day. If they worked together, for how long it would take made a couple of boots?
  • Five pumps
    diesel2 Three same pumps fill the tank with 50400 liters of diesel in 7 hours. How many liters of diesel will it take in 4 hours if we add two more of the same pumps and pump them the same way? How much more (or less) will they get if we add 2 of the same pumps a
  • Chocolate
    cukriky I eat 24 chocolate in 10 days. How many chocolate I eat in 15 days at the same pace?
  • Two trains
    trains_1 There are two trains running the same distance. 1st train will travel it in 7 hours 21minutes. 2nd the train will travel 5 hours 57minutes and 34 seconds and it is 14 km/h faster than the first train. What are speeds of trains and how long is this railway
  • Novak
    novakovci Novak needed to dig up three of the same pit in the garden. The first pit dug father alone for 15 hours. His second dig son helped him and it did that in six hours. The third pit dug son himself. How long it took him?

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