# Time + quadratic equation - math problems

- The tourist

The tourist wanted to walk the route 16 km at a specific time. He, therefore, came out at the necessary constant speed. After a 4 km walk, however, he fell unplanned into the lake, where he almost drowned. It took him 20 minutes to get to the shore and re - Working alone

Tom and Chandri are doing household chores. Chandri can do the work twice as fast as Tom. If they work together, they can finish the work in 5 hours. How long does it take Tom working alone to do the same work? - Two cyclists 2

At the same time, two cyclists left the towns A and B at constant speeds. The first one going from town A to town B, and the second one from town B to town A. At one point of the trip they met. After they met, the first cyclist arrived at town B in 36min, - Two pipes

How long will the pool be filled with a double supply pipe if it takes the pool to fill the first pipe by 4 hours longer and the second pipe 9 hours longer than both pipes open at the same time? - Express train

International express train drove from Kosice to Teplice. In the first 279 km, the track was repaired, and therefore it was moving at a speed of 10km/h less than it was scheduled to drive. The rest of the 465 km trip has increased the speed by 8 km/h than - MO Z8-I-1 2018

Fero and David meet daily in the elevator. One morning they found that if they multiply their current age, they get 238. If they did the same after four years, this product would be 378. Determine the sum of the current ages of Fero and David. - 2 pipes

2 pipes can fill a tank in 35 minutes. The larger pipe alone can fill the tank in 24 minutes less time than the smaller pipe. How long does each pipie take to fill the tank alone? - 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. - Young mathematician

One young mathematician was bored again. He found that the average age of people in the room where the seminar is equal to its count. Then his 29-year-old brother entered this room. Even then, the average age of all present was the same as the count of pe - Flying

The airplane from Prague to Bratislava was flying at a speed of 60 km/h less and back by 70 km/h greater than the original speed. What was the original speed if the plane returned to Prague according to the timetable? - 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? - Work

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 - Two workers

Two workers should fulfill certain task together for 5 days. If the first worker increased their performance twice and second twice fell, it took them just four days. For how many days would handle the entire task first worker himself? - Wagons and cranes

Several of the same cranes unloaded 96 wagons. If there were 2 more cranes there would be less 8 wagons for each crane. How many cranes were here? - Average age

The average age of all people at the celebration was equal to the number of people present. After the departure of one person who was 29 years old, average age was again equal to the number present. How many people were originally to celebrate? - Two trucks

Two trucks left cities A and B against each other and met after an hour. The first car came to B 27 minutes later than the second car to A. Calculate the car speed if the distance between cities A, B is 90 km. - Blueberries 2

Lenka and Martin collected eight liters of blueberries in two hours. How long will take to collect blueberries by Lenka itself, if we know that she collect all 2.5 hours less than Martin? - Two pipes

One pipe fill one-fifth volume 20 minutes before by second one. The two pipes together will fill the tank in two hours. How long is will fill tank each pipe separately? - Two masons

Two masons built the garage together - it took 18 days. If they worked independently, the other would work 15 days more than the first. For how many days would build the garage each mason himhelp? - Water reservoir

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?

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