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. RPM
    motor_rpm An electric motor makes 3,000 revolutions per minutes. How many degrees does it rotate in one second?
  2. Average speed
    truck The truck drove 1/2 of the way on the highway at 80km/h. The other half of the way 20km/h. Calculate the average speed
  3. Drive to NJ
    motion Ed drove to New Jersey at 30mph. He drove back home in 3 hours at 50 mph. How many hours did it take Ed to drive to New Jersey?
  4. Long bridge
    bridge Roman walked on the bridge. When he heard the whistle, he turned and saw running Kamil at the beginning of the bridge. If he went to him, they would meet in the middle of the bridge. Roman, however, rushed and so did not want to waste time returning 150m..
  5. Troops
    regiment Route is long 147 km and the first day first regiment went at an average speed 12 km/h and journey back 21 km/h. The second day went second regiment same route at an average speed 22 km/h there and back. Which regiment will take route longer?
  6. Motion problem
    dragway From Levíc to Košíc go car at speed 81 km/h. From Košíc to Levíc go another car at speed 69 km/h. How many minutes before the meeting will be cars 27 km away?
  7. Cyclist
    cyclist_2 A cyclist passes 88 km in 4 hours. How many kilometers he pass in 8 hours?
  8. Monkey
    monkey Monkey fell in 23 meters deep well. Every day it climbs 3 meters, at night it dropped back by 2 m. On what day it gets out from the well?
  9. Motion
    cyclist_1 If you go at speed 3.7 km/h, you come to the station 42 minutes after leaving train. If you go by bike to the station at speed 27 km/h, you come to the station 56 minutes before its departure. How far is the train station?
  10. Hands
    soviet_watch The clock shows 12 hours. After how many minutes will agle between hour and minute hand 90°? Consider the continuous movement of both hands hours.
  11. Clock
    hodiny How many times a day hands on a clock overlap?
  12. Bus vs. train
    bus_vs_train Bus started from point A 10 minutes before the train started from the same place. The bus went an average speed of 49 km/h, train 77 km/h. To point B train and bus arrived simultaneously. Calculate time of train journey, if train and bus travelled the.
  13. Movement
    peleton From the crossing of two perpendicular roads started two cyclists (each at different road). One runs at average speed 28 km/h, the second at average speed 24 km/h. Determine the distance between them after 45 minutes cycling.
  14. Gimli Glider
    gimli_glider Aircraft Boeing 767 lose both engines at 42000 feet. The plane captain maintain optimum gliding conditions. Every minute, lose 1910 feet and maintain constant speed 211 knots. Calculate how long takes to plane from engines failure to hit ground. Calculate
  15. Washer
    pracka Washing machine drum wash at 58 RPM. Washing machine motor pulley has diameter 9 cm. What must be the diameter of the drum machine pulley when the motor is at 438 RPM?
  16. Motion2
    car_cycle Cyclist started out of town at 19 km/h. After 0.7 hours car started behind him in the same direction and caught up with him for 23 minutes. How fast and how long went car from the city to caught cyclist?
  17. Pipes
    water_pipe Water pipe has a cross-section 1087 cm2. An hour has passed 960 m3 of water. How much water flows through the pipe with cross-section 300 cm2 per 9 hours if water flow same speed?
  18. Two cars
    cars_racing Two cars started against each other at the same time to journey long 293 km. First car went 41 km/h and second 41 km/h. What distance will be between this cars 20 minutes before meet?
  19. Car
    american-cars Car goes from point A to point B at speed 86 km/h and back 53 km/h. If they goes there and back at speed 67 km/h trip would take 10 minutes shorter. What is distance between points A and B?
  20. Motion
    cycling Cyclist started at 9:00 from point S to point T. After 10 minutes, followed him at the same speed the second cyclist. Walker, which went from T to S, started at 9:35. After 71 minutes he met the first cyclist and after next 8 minutes the second cyclist. Di

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