Unit conversion of a time problems

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  • Eight masons
    time Eight masons will plaster a wall with an area of 1440 m2 in 9 days. They work 8 hours a day. How much area will plaster 6 masons in 4 hours?
  • Video game
    time Nicole is playing a video game where each round lasts 7/12 of an hour. She has scheduled 3 3/4 hours to play the game. How many rounds can Nicole play?
  • Car loop
    preteky The toy car runs at an average speed of 2 m/s. In a minute, it will pass the entire circuit five times. How long is the loop?
  • Two places
    chodnik The distance to the places is 60 km. From place A a pedestrian came out at a speed of 4 km/h and at the same time a car drove against him from place B. What was the speed of the car if the pedestrian met him in 90 minutes?
  • RPM
    motor_rpm An electric motor makes 3,000 revolutions per minutes. How many degrees does it rotate in one second?
  • Three pumps together
    pumps One pump fills the tank in 1.5 hours, the second in 2 hours, and the third in 3 hours 20 minutes. How many minutes will the tank fill with three pumps if they work simultaneously?
  • An investment
    exp_growth2 How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% p. A. ? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month.
  • Delayed clock
    clock-night-schr Michael put a new battery into his watch at midnight. However, they are 5 seconds late each minute. How many hours does the watch show in 24 hours?
  • Friction coefficient
    car What is the weight of a car when it moves on a horizontal road at a speed of v = 50 km/h at engine power P = 7 kW? The friction coefficient is 0.07
  • Eight hours
    clocks_15 Brigadier Franta ties a sheaf of hay in 20 minutes. Lujza in the same time only a quarter. How many sheaves will they tie together in 8 hours?
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 dista
  • Granules
    dog_2 Katy had two dogs. The first one ate a pack of granules a week and the other two times longer. Katka bought them two bags of granules. How long does it last for both dogs?
  • Two airports
    aircraft-02_13 Two airports are 2690 km away. From the first airport, the airplane flies at a speed of 600 km/h, from a second airplane at a speed of 780 km/h. When will they meet if they flew at 10:00? How far from the first airport?
  • Two trains
    rjet Through the bridge, long l = 240m, the train passes through the constant speed at time t1 = 21s. A train running along the traffic lights at the edge of the bridge passes the same speed at t2 = 9s. a) What speed v did the train go? b) How long did it take
  • Workers
    Clock0400_9 Three factory operators produced 480 units in 50 minutes. How many hours worked? I'm trying to prove or disapprove the idea that the company tell me that it's 2.5 hours. So what is right? Thank you, Petra
  • Helmet
    Clock0400_7 Nowadays cycling better results could be obtained not only due to rider physical preparation but also thanks to using updated technologies. One of the essential parts of the rider´s equipment is his or her helmet. While most bikers wear a helmet mainly to
  • Orlík hydroelectric plant
    1280px-Orlík_1 The Orlík hydroelectric power plant, built in 1954-1961, consists of four Kaplan turbines. For each of them, the water with a flow rate of Q = 150 m3/s is supplied with a flow rate of h = 70.5 m at full power. a) What is the total installed power of the p
  • Hectares
    tractor_8 The tractor plows the first day of 4.5ha, the second day 6.3ha and the third day 5.4ha. It worked whole hours a day, and its hourly performance did not change and was the highest of the possible. How many hectares did it plow in one hour (what is it perfo

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