Time - math word problems

  1. Magnitude of angle
    clocks What magnitude has an obtuse angle enclosed by the hands of clocks at 12:20 hours?
  2. Father and daughter
    family Father is 36 years old, daughter is 20 years less. What will be the ratio between them when they are 10 years more?
  3. Akpan
    clocks2 Akpan spent 3/8 of his time in school during the week. What fraction of his time does he spend at home during the week?
  4. Ages
    calendar Father is 36 years old, his daughter is 4 years old. Write down the ratio of the age of father and daughter. In what ratio will the ages of father and daughter after 4 years?
  5. Age ratio
    calendar Janko is 14 years old. The age ratio of Janka and Zuzka is 2: 3. What was the ratio seven years ago?
  6. Rate 3
    time_1 A liquid is heated at a rate of 5 degrees Celsius per minute. If the temperature now is at 39 degrees Celsius, after how long will the temperature be 94 degrees Celsius?
  7. Average speed
    cyklo The average speed of a pedestrian who walked 10 km was 5km/h, the average speed of a cyclist on the same track was 20km/h. In how many minutes did the route take more than a cyclist? Q
  8. Water current
    river John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.
  9. Two dogs
    calendar Izzy's dog is 10 1/2 years old. Paige's dog is 18 months old. How many years older is Izzy's dog?
  10. Five harvests
    zrno In the seed company, they know that, out of 100 grains of a new variety, they get an average of 2000 grains after harvest. Approximately how many grains do they get out of 100 grains after five harvests?
  11. Two trains
    trains Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
  12. Equal temperature
    city The temperatures of the two cities were measured at the same time. The temperature in city A was 60 degrees And rose at a constant rate of 2 degrees per hour. The temperature in city B was 40° and rose at a constant rate of 10° per hour Enter the tim
  13. Baking muffins
    time Aunt Polly is baking muffins at a speed of 4 muffins per minute. Tom comes into the kitchen when Aunt Polly has 12 muffins, and begins to eat these muffins at a speed of 6 muffins per minute. When he finally leaves the kitchen, there are 4 muffins at the
  14. Panel house
    workers The construction company has two groups of workers. Group A has more members than B. Panel house was insulated by group A in 10 days. The same block of flats was insulated together in 6 days. How many days would group B block insulate?
  15. Pupil
    age I'm a primary school pupil. I attended the exercises of parents with children 1/4 of my age, 1/3 for drawing, and 1/6 for flute. For the first three years of my life, I had no ring, and I never went to two rings at the same time. How old am I?
  16. Mary
    koralky2 Mary is 12 years old, which is 40% of the age of her mother. How many percent of her mother's age will Mary have after the next 12 years?
  17. Doug biked
    cyclist Doug biked 5 1/4 miles in 3/4 of an hour. What is his average speed?
  18. Temporary workers
    work_1 Three temporary workers work in the warehouse and unload the goods in 9 hours. In what time would five temporary workers unload the same products?
  19. Pilsen circus
    cirkus The arrival of the circus in Pilsen was seen in the morning at 08:00 by a citizen of the city. He passed this information on 08:15 to three other residents of the city. Each of these three people then informed the other three residents at 08:30, and again
  20. Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends

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