Time - math word problems - page 31
- Car and motorcyclist
A car and a motorcyclist rode against each other from a distance of 190 km. The car drove 10km/h higher than the motorcyclist and started half an hour later. It met a motorcyclist in an hour and thirty minutes. Determine their speeds.
- Two masters
The two masters will make as many parts as five apprentices at the same time. An eight-hour shift begins at 6 o'clock. When can a master finish the job to produce just as much as an apprentice for the whole shift?
The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
How long have we trained on the pitch when we know that the warm-up took 10 minutes, we trained passes for one-third of the time and we played football half the time?
- Water lilies
Water lilies are growing on the pond and their number is doubled every day. The whole layer is covered in 12 days. How many days will it cover 8 layers?
- Two ships
The distance from A to B is 300km. At 7 am started from A to B a ferry with speed higher by 20 km/h than a ship that leaves at 8 o'clock from B to A. Both met at 10h 24min. Determine how far they will meet from A and when they reach the destination.
In 1960 my age was equal to the digits sum of the year of my birth. What is my age now?
- Temperature increase
If the temperature at 9:am is 50 degrees. What is the temperature at 5:00pm if the temperature increases 4 degrees Fahrenheit each hour?
Honza is 13 years old and Peter 21 years old. After how many years are their ages will be at ratio 7: 9?
- A man 2
A man divides $10,000 into two investments, one at 10% and the other at 30%. Find how much is invested at each rate so that the two investments produce the same income annually.
- Hour salary
You work for 4 hours on a Saturday and 8 hours on Sunday. You also receive a $50 bonus. You earn $164. How much did you earn per hour?
- Constant motion
The car has undergone constant motion 120 km in 1 hour 30 minutes. Determine its average speed. Determine how long car drove in the first 20 minutes and 50 minutes from the start of the move.
- Six workers
Six workers planned to repair the roof in 5 days. After two days, two workers get sick. How long will the remaining workers complete the roof at the same rate of work?
- Free fall
The free fall body has gone 10m in the last 0.5s. Find the body speed at the moment of impact.
From the top of the 80m high tower, the body is thrown horizontally with an initial speed of 15 m/s. At what time and at what distance from the foot of the tower does the body hit the horizontal surface of the Earth? (use g = 10 ms-2)
- Car overtaking
A passenger car travels at a speed of 30 m/s, and before it travels freight truck that drives at a constant speed of 10 m/s. Within 30 meters of the truck, the driver of the car finds out that the truck can not overtake. That's why it starts braking with a
- The truck
The empty truck left the warehouse for goods at 10:00 and arrived at 11:30. At 2:00 pm, they loaded back on the same route. But it was a quarter slower than going to the warehouse. We know that on the way to the warehouse, the car was traveling at a speed.
- Peter and Paul
Peter and Paul together have 26 years. Four years ago, Paul was twice older than Peter. How much is Paul and how much Peter?
- Bed time
Tiffany was 5 years old; her week night bedtime grew by ¼ hour each year. If, at age 18, her curfew time is 11pm, what was her bed time when she was 5 years old?
- A car
A car weighing 1.05 tonnes driving at the maximum allowed speed in the village (50 km/h) hit a solid concrete bulkhead. Calculate height it would have to fall on the concrete surface to make the impact intensity the same as in the first case!