Velocity - math word problems

The velocity of an object is the time rate of change of its position. Velocity is a specification of an object's speed and direction of motion (e.g. 20 m/s to the south).

In everyday use and in kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position) - scalar.

  1. 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. Self-oscillation period
    lambda The water in the vessel carried by the boy has a self-oscillation period of 0.8 s. What is the size of the boy's movement speed when the length of the boy's step is 60 cm? Give the result in m/s.
  3. Runners
    runners If John has a running speed of 3.5miles per hour and Lucy has a speed of 5 miles per hour. If John starts running at 10:00 am and Lucy starts running at 10:30 am, at what time will they meet? (as soon as possible)
  4. Magnitude of angle
    clocks What magnitude has an obtuse angle enclosed by the hands of clocks at 12:20 hours?
  5. Rate 3
    time_1 A liquid is heated at a rate of 5 degrees Celsius per minute. If the temperature now is at 39 degrees Celsius, after how long will the temperature be 94 degrees Celsius?
  6. Average speed
    cyklo The average speed of a pedestrian who walked 10 km was 5km/h, the average speed of a cyclist on the same track was 20km/h. In how many minutes did the route take more than a cyclist? Q
  7. Water current
    river John swims upstream. After a while, he passes the bottle, from that moment he floats for 20 minutes in the same direction. He then turns around and swims back, and from the first meeting with the bottle, he sails 2 kilometers before he reaches the bottle.
  8. Skid friction
    trenie Find the smallest coefficient of skid friction between the car tires and the road so that the car can drive at a 200 m radius at 108 km/h and does not skid.
  9. The bridge
    bridge2 A vehicle weighing 5,800 kg passes 41 km/h on an arched bridge with a radius of curvature of 62 m. What force is pushing the car onto the bridge as it passes through the center? What is the maximum speed it can cross over the center of the bridge so that
  10. Angled cyclist turn
    cyclistTurn The cyclist passes through a curve with a radius of 20 m at 25 km/h. How much angle does it have to bend from the vertical inward to the turn?
  11. Two trains
    trains Two trains departed from City A and City B against each other. They met after some time. The first train then took 9 hours to reach city B, and the second train took 4 hours to reach city A. In what proportion were the train speeds?
  12. A cold front
    cold_front At 1:00 PM, the temperature was at 46 degrees. Then, a cold front moved in and decreased the temperature 12 degrees per hour. The temperature at 6:00 PM = _____ degrees.
  13. Doug biked
    cyclist Doug biked 5 1/4 miles in 3/4 of an hour. What is his average speed?
  14. Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  15. Two ships
    ship Two ships sailed from Venice - a cargo speed of 10 knots and a ferry speed of 18 knots. At what time will the ferry catch up with the cargo ship if it sailed 10 hours later?
  16. Cyclists and walkers
    time_1 A group of tourists started at 8:00 at speed 4 km/h walk. At half-past ten, another group started on a bike and caught up with a group of tourists at 10:50. What was the average speed of cyclists?
  17. Two cylinders
    sudy Two cylinders are there one with oil and one with an empty oil cylinder has no fixed value assume infinitely. We are pumping out the oil into an empty cylinder having radius =1 cm height=3 cm rate of pumping oil is 9 cubic centimeters per sec and we are p
  18. Two ports
    ship From port A on the river, the steamer started at an average speed of 12 km/h towards port B. Two hours later, another steamer departed from A at an average speed of 20 km/h. Both ships arrived in B at the same time. What is the distance between ports A and
  19. Where and when
    cars The truck left Kremnica at 11:00 h at a speed of 60km/h. At 12:30 h, the passenger car started at an average speed of 80km/h. How many kilometers from Kremnica will the passenger car reach truck, and when?
  20. Positional energy
    energy What velocity in km/h must a body weighing 60 kg have for its kinetic energy to be the same as its positional energy at the height 50 m?

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