Time - math word problems

  1. Lumberjacks
    stromy_17 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?
  2. Ten cashiers
    pokladna 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?
  3. Flowerbed
    flowers_9 Ondra digs the bed in 20 minutes. Cuba in 30 minutes. For how long do they dig together?
  4. Jane plants
    flowers_8 Jane plants flowers in the garden. If she planted 12 every hour instead of 9 flowers, she would finish with the job an hour earlier. How many flowers does she plant?
  5. Tony works
    usd_12 Tony works as a welder for a construction company. His hourly wage is $15.51 and he works 40 hours per week. Tony gets a paid vacation each year. The construction company is doing well and has plenty of work for the next year. Tony can expect to work the
  6. Five mechanics
    car_37 Five mechanics will make a car for some time. How many cars can 30 mechanics produce at the same time?
  7. Velocipedes
    Velocipede In the 19th century, bicycles did not have a chain drive, and the pedals were connected directly to the wheel axis. This wheel diameter gradually increased until the so-called high bicycles (velocipedes) with a front wheel diameter of up to 1.5 meters, wh
  8. Pump
    pumps_9 680 liters of water were pumped in 8 minutes. How many liters was spent in 56 minutes?
  9. Constant motion
    car_36 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.
  10. Wave parameters
    frequency-and-wavelength Calculate the speed of a wave if the frequency is 336 Hz and the wavelength is 10 m.
  11. Pumps
    pumps_8 After the floods, four equally powerful pumps exhausted water from the flooded cellar in 6 hours. How many hours would take a drained out with three equally powerful pumps?
  12. Round-trip
    car_35 A woman works at a law firm in city A which is about 50 miles from city B. She must go to the law library in city B to get a document. Find how long it takes her to drive​ round-trip if she averages 40 mph.
  13. Greg and Bill
    Clock0400_12 Greg is 18 years old. He is 6 less than 4 times Bill's age. How old is Bill?
  14. Peter and Paul
    clock-night-schr_16 Peter and Paul together have 26 years. Four years ago, Paul was twice older than Peter. How much is Paul and how much Peter?
  15. Construction of road
    truck_14 For the construction of the road dam, it is supposed to transport six trucks a total of 18 days. After three days, two more cars were sent to the construction site. How long will it take to carry the material?
  16. Lee is
    clock-night-schr_15 Lee is 8 years more than twice Park's age, 4 years ago, Lee was three times as old. How old was Lee 4 years ago?
  17. Car and motorcyclist
    car_34 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.
  18. Eight years ago
    clock-night-schr_14 The son asks his father how old he is. My father said: In ten years, I will have twice as much as I had eight years ago.
  19. Grandmother
    car_33 Mom walked out to visit her grandmother in a neighboring village 5km away and moved at a speed of 4km/h. An hour later, father drove down the same road at an average speed of 64km/h. 1) How long will take to catch mom die? 2) What is the approximate di
  20. Hay bags
    krav 4 cows eat 16 hay bags in 5 days. How many bags will eat 5 cows in 7 days?

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