Time - math word problems - page 26
- Two friends
Peter can do all his work himself in 6 hours. Martin can do the same work himself in 8 hours. Peter worked first and then replaced by Martin. Whole work was done in 6.5 hours. Calculate how long Peter worked before replaced by Martin.
- Speed of car
The car went to a city that was 240 km away. If his speed increased by 8 km/h, it would reach the finish one hour earlier. Determine its original speed.
- A clock
A clock was set right at 6:00 AM. If it gains 3 1/2 minutes per hour, what time will it show at 6:00 PM on the same day? Show your solution
- Three machines
The power of the three machines is 2: 3: 5. Two most powerful machines produce 400 parts per hour. How many components make all three machines in 3 hours?
- Ten cashiers
Ten cashiers are open at Tesco. Customers wait an average of 15 minutes. How many other cashiers have to open to reduce the waiting time by 4 minutes?
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?
- Three pumps
We are filling the pool. The first pump would be filled in 12 hours, the second pump in 15 hours. If all three pumps were running at the same time, it would fill the pool for 4 hours. How long would the pool fill only with the third pump?
- Two cities
The distance between cities A and B is 132 km. At 9.00 am, the cyclist started the bike at an average speed of 24 km/h, and at 10.00 h started from the B cyclist at an average speed of 30 km/h. How long and far from A will they both meet?
- The cruise ship
The cruise ship has a speed of 12 km / h at a calm surface. When we sail 45 km along the river and 45 km back, it took us exactly 8 hours. Which (constant) speed of flow of the river?
- Electric energy
There are 875 identical light bulbs in the sports hall lighting for 2 hours. How long does the same amount of electricity consume 100 such bulbs?
- Two trains
Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it tak
- Three pumps
The water tank is emptied with the first pump in 6 hours, with the second pump in 2 hours. In order to be emptied in 1 hour, all three pumps had to be started at once. How long will take tank be emptied by only the third pump?
- Father and sons
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?
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?
- Inter city bus
The inter city bus leaves Suva at 10.00am and reaches Nadi at 1.00pm covering a distance of 219km. How long did it take to reach the bus Nadi?
- The tourist
The tourist came started from the hostel at an average speed of 5km/h. Half an hour later, the bicyclist started along the same route at a speed of 20km/h. How many minutes will a cyclist catch up and how many kilometers will he go?
- Inlet and outlet
The pool has a capacity of 50 hl. The inlet pipe flows in 1 minute 1.25 hl, and the waste pipe outlet is draining the full pool in 50 minutes. How long will take the empty the full pool when both the inlet and outlet are opened at the same time?
- Two workers
The first worker would himself completed the work in 8 hours, the other in 6 hours. After two hours of joint work left the first worker to a doctor and other completed work himself. How many hours worked the other worker himself?
- Five inlets
The tank can be filled with five equally powerful inlets. If the tank is filled by four of these inlets, it takes a total of 30 minutes to fill one-third of the tank. How many minutes does it take to fill an empty tank if it is filled with all five inlets?
The first worker would need less than 4 hours to complete the task than the other worker. In fact, both workers worked for two hours together, then the first worker did the remaining work himself. In what proportion should the remuneration of the workers b