Time - math word problems

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  • Two workers
    mame_nizke_mzdy The first worker completed the task by himself in 9 hours, the second in 15 hours. After two hours of joint work left first worker to a doctor and the second finished the job himself. How many hours worked second worker himself?
  • Freight and passenger car
    1999_Daewoo_Leganza The truck starts at 8 pm at 30 km/h. Passenger car starts at 8 pm at 40 km/h. Passenger arrives in the destination city 1 hour and 45 min earlier. What is the distance between the city of departure and destination city?
  • Half life
    Bi Determine the half life of bismuth, when bismuth weight from the original weight of 32 g was only 2 grams in 242 minutes.
  • Strawberries
    strawberries Father collects strawberries himself in 4 hours, son in 14 hours. How long will it take them along when dad comes to help son collect strawberries after 3 hours?
  • Working time - shortening
    worker The media often speculates about the change (especially to shorten) the working time of the five-day eight-hour working week to another working model. Calculate how many hours a day the employee would have to work a day at 3-day work week if he must work
  • Turtles Žofka and Julka
    korytnacky Gray wolf kept in his tent turtles Žofka and Julka, which together have 200 years. After 50 years will Julka 2 times older than Žofka. How old are the turtles?
  • Three men
    GUYS Alex is half younger than Jan, which is one-third younger than George. The sum of their ages is 48. How are these three men old?
  • Mother and daughter
    mom_daughter Three years ago mother was three times older than daughter. After nine years she will be only twice old. How old is mother (and daughter)?
  • Paul and Honza
    tchata Honza went to chat on a bike without a break 4.0 hours. Paul the same way without breaks 50 minutes longer. The difference between the speeds of the two boys was the one kilometer per hour. How fast was Paul, if you know that the speed of the boys did not
  • Monthly payments
    elektrina Novákovi pay for electricity and monthly pays at the end of the year still bill 34 USD. Total per year pay 618 USD. What were their monthly payments?
  • Little hand
    clock2_1 What angle shifted little hand on the clock after one hour and 38 minutes?
  • Cycling
    bicycle_rider Cyclist goes on a trip. First, drove 4 hours average speed 44 kilometers per hour, then slowed down and another 4 hours driving a speed 36 kilometers per hour. How many total kilometers cycling?
  • Journey
    Mt-Everest The road from A to B measures 11.5 km. Firstly up the hill, then by level plane and then downhill. Tourist goes uphill at 3 km/h, on the plane 4 km/h and downhill 5 km/h. From point A to B went 2h 54 min back 3h 6 min. How long is the segment of level pl
  • Annual income
    income The annual incomes (in thousands of $) of fifteen families is: 60, 80, 90, 96, 120, 150, 200, 360, 480, 520, 1060, 1200, 1450, 2500, 7200 Calculate harmonic and geometric mean.
  • Train from Brno
    train_cd First train started from Brno at 8 am at 60 km per hour. Second train started from Opava at 7 o'clock at the speed of 40 kilometers per hour. In how many hours and how far from cities trains meet when the distance of cities is 200 kilometers.
  • Painters
    3_painters One painter could paint a school for 7 days. The second one for 6 days. It was necessary to paint the school in two days. Next painter was invited and all worked together. How long would this painter painted the school itself?
  • Pumps
    number-1 First pump flows 16 liters per second into the basin by the second pump 75% of the first and by third pump half more than the second. How long will take fill basin by all three pumps simultaneously volume 15 m3 (cubic meters)?
  • Water reservoir
    nadrz_1 The water reservoir is filled through one inlet 4 hours later than both together, then another inlet 9 hours later than both together. For how long is filled by each separately?
  • Train and car
    car_vs_train The train and the car started at a constant speed to journey. When the train travels 87 km, the car travels 97 km. How many km travels the train when the car travels 87 km?
  • Painters
    maliri 15 painters painted fence for 280 minutes. For how many minutes paint half of this fence 12 painters?

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