Time + quadratic equation - math problems

Number of problems found: 28

  • Two pipes
    roura_1 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?
  • Time gone
    family_6 Square of Richard age equals the age of his mother. When he will be two times older than his mom will be 7/2 times older than he. How old is Richard and his mom?
  • Copiers
    copy The new copier copying a folder of papers 5 min. faster than the old. The operator used new, but out of toner and exchange took 5 min. In that time copied on the old. The whole work has been done for 9 min. How long would the work done only by old copier?
  • The tourist
    eq2 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
  • 2 pipes
    time_12 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?
  • Tourist Jirka
    turisti Distance between the points A and B is 13.5 km. Jirka went from point A to point B unknown speed and for an unknown period of time. Back to the point A went slower by 3 km/h which means that went 20 minutes more. How long Jirka took the return journey?
  • Trolleybus
    trolejbus_ba_1 Trolleybus line No. 206 measured 24 km. If the trolleybus goes faster by 5 km/h, the way there and back would is shorter by 33 minutes. Calculate the trolleybus speed and how much time it takes a return trip.
  • Wagons and cranes
    wagon_1 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?
  • Wind drift
    airplane The plane flies at 900 km/h, passing distance 1800 kilometers with the wind and once again against the wind for 4 h 1 min. What is the wind speed?
  • Two cyclists 2
    cyclist_45 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 masons
    garage 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?
  • Two pipes
    2pipes 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?
  • 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?
  • Work
    workers_21 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 trucks
    cars_6 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.
  • Speed of car
    autosalon_2 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.
  • Blueberries 2
    boruvky_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?
  • Working alone
    workers 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?
  • Abyss
    Mountain Stone was pushed into the abyss: 2 seconds after we heard hitting the bottom. How deep is the abyss (neglecting air resistance)? (gravitational acceleration g = 9.81 m/s2 and the speed of sound in air v = 343 m/s)
  • Two workers
    workers_20 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?

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