# time

### George and William both ran a one mile race. William won the race with a time of 4 minutes and 30 se

George and William both ran a one mile race. William won the race with a time of 4 minutes and 30 seconds. If George was 480 feet behind William...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 24, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Alex rode his bike to school at a speed of 12 mph. He then walked home at a speed of 5 mph. What was

Alex rode his bike to school at a speed of 12 mph. He then walked home at a speed of 5 mph. What was Alex's average speed for his trip to school...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 9, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Adam drove the 10 miles to school at a speed of 60 mph. On his way home, due to traffic, his speed w

Adam drove the 10 miles to school at a speed of 60 mph. On his way home, due to traffic, his speed was 30 mph. What was his average speed for the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 9, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### It takes Spot 2 hours to paint a fence and Steven 4 hours to paint the same fence. If they work toge

It takes Spot 2 hours to paint a fence and Steven 4 hours to paint the same fence. If they work together, how long will it take them to paint the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 7, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A broken clock that loses 12 minutes every hour is set at 12:00 noon at the same time a normal clock

A broken clock that loses 12 minutes every hour is set at 12:00 noon at the same time a normal clock has its time set to 12:00 noon. When the...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 31, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If there are 9000 seconds in 2.5 hours, how many hours are there in 13,500 seconds?

If there are 9000 seconds in 2.5 hours, how many hours are there in 13,500 seconds? Setup a proportion of hours to seconds where h is the number...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 28, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Stuart traveled n miles at a speed of 72 miles per hour. How many seconds did it take Stuart to trav

Stuart traveled n miles at a speed of 72 miles per hour. How many seconds did it take Stuart to travel the n miles? Distance = Rate * Time Time =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 7, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Joe talked for n seconds. How many hours did Joe talk?

Joe talked for n seconds. How many hours did Joe talk? 1 hour = 60 minutes * 6o seconds per minute = 3600 seconds So 1 second = 1/3600 hours...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 5, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Joseph can paint n cars in t hours. How long does it take Joseph to paint one car?

Joseph can paint n cars in t hours. How long does it take Joseph to paint one car? t hours / n cars = t/n hours
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 29, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A spacecraft with a volume of 800 cubic feet is leaking air at a rate of .4 cubic feet every n minut

A spacecraft with a volume of 800 cubic feet is leaking air at a rate of .4 cubic feet every n minutes. How many minutes until the spacecraft has...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 29, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A 50-gallon water heater leaks .125 gallons of water every 14 minutes. How long until it is complete

A 50-gallon water heater leaks .125 gallons of water every 14 minutes. How long until it is completely empty? 50 gallons / .125 gallons leaked =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 29, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the

A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the truck driver? 45/60 = 0.75 of an hour 7...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 27, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### You buy a book that is 540 pages long. You can read about 30 pages per hour. How long does it take y

You buy a book that is 540 pages long. You can read about 30 pages per hour. How long does it take you to read the book? 540 pages / 30 pages per...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 7, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A wheel take 1/12 minutes to make a complete turn. How many turns does it make in a half a minute?

A wheel take 1/12 minutes to make a complete turn. How many turns does it make in a half a minute? 1 minute = 60 seconds 1/12 minutes = 60/12 = 5...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 5, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of 5 meters per minute for 12.5 meters. For

A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of 5 meters per minute for 12.5 meters. For how many minutes does it walk? Distance...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 29, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### if the blackout begins at 5:20 pm and ended at 7:05 pm how long did the black out last?

if the blackout begins at 5:20 pm and ended at 7:05 pm how long did the black out last? add 2 hours, and we get: 7:20 Subtract 15 minutes, and...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 26, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A chest of treasure was hidden in the year 64 BC and found in 284 AD. For how long was the chest hid

A chest of treasure was hidden in the year 64 BC and found in 284 AD. For how long was the chest hidden BC stands for Before Christ. Year 0 is...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 21, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests