Level 3
When both printers U and V are used, a collection of books can be printed in 3 hours. While printing, Printer U broke down. As a result, it took 1 13 hours to complete printing. If it would take Printer V 4 hours to print the collection alone,
  1. how long would it take to print the collection of books using only Printer U? Express your answer in hours.
  2. how long was Printer U used before it broke down? Express your answer in hours.
4 m
Level 3 PSLE
Two rectangular tanks are shown. At first, Tank X was empty and one quarter of Tank Y was filled with water. Both taps were turned on at the same time and water from both taps flowed at the same rate of 1.6 litres per minute. How much time will it take for the height of the water to be the same in both tanks? (1 litre = 1000 cm3 )
4 m
Level 3
The figure is not drawn to scale. At first, Tank A, measuring 60 cm by 10 cm by 40 cm was empty and one third of Tank B, measuring 50 cm by 20 cm by 36 cm, was filled with water. Both taps were turned on at the same time and water from both taps flowed at the same rate of 1.2 litres per minute. How long did it take for the height of the water to be same in both tanks?
4 m
Level 3
There were some staircases with the same amount of steps. For the 1st staircase, Carl walked up some steps and ran up 7 steps. He took 98 seconds. For the next staircase, he ran up 15 steps and walked the rest of the steps, and took a total of 58 seconds. How long would Carl take to walk up 4 staircases of the same number of steps? Express the answer in minutes and seconds.
4 m
Level 3
Oscar Mobile Company has a few mobile phone service plans. Plan A offers 270 SMS and 90 minutes of talk time for $25.20. Plan B offers 370 SMS and 190 minutes of talk time for $35.20. Oscar Mobile Company is also going to launch Plan C which offers 170 SMS and 260 minutes of talk time. How much should Oscar Mobile Company charge for Plan C if the cost per SMS and the cost per minute of talk time do not vary across the three plans?
5 m
Level 3
At 5.30 p.m., Bella and Brent left Hotel A for Hotel B at average speeds of 72 km/h and 50 km/h respectively. Upon reaching Hotel B, Bella rested for 20 minutes. She then headed back for Hotel A at an average speed of 72 km/h along the same route. Brent and Bella met each other on their way at 9 p.m.
  1. How much more distance had Bella covered than Brent when they met on their way?
  2. How far apart were Hotel A and Hotel B? Express the answer in mixed number.
4 m
Level 3
The figure is not drawn to scale. It shows a container made of two connected cubical tanks, A and B. Tank A is sealed at the top and completely filled to the brim. Tank B is 35 filled with 129600 mℓ of water. The height of the water level in Tank B is 1 cm higher than that in Tank A. The height of Tank B is 60 cm. Water is then drained from the container and the height of the water level from the base falls to 30 cm.
  1. What is the capacity of Tank B?
  2. What is the volume of water in the tank now in litres?
5 m
Level 3
At 8 a.m., Shaira and Joana raced off together from the starting point of a trail. Shaira ran at an average speed of 3 m/s. Joana ran at an average speed of 4 m/s. Upon reaching the end of the trail, Joana rested for 5 minutes. She then immediately ran back along the same route at 4 m/s. At 8.40 a.m., Shaira met Joana.
  1. Find the total distance covered by the two runners when they met each other. Express the answer in km.
  2. Find the length of the trail in km.
4 m
Level 3
Timothy took 15 min to jog from his home to his school. After that, he took 20 min to walk the same way home. His walking speed was 3 km/h slower than his jogging speed.
  1. Find Timothy's jogging speed in km/h.
  2. How far was the school from his home?
4 m
Level 3
Shan and Ella started off at the same spot and ran at average speeds round a 3-km circular path. Shan took 15 minutes to complete each round. Ella completed each round in 20 minutes.
  1. How far ahead of Ella would Shan be after 1 minute? Express the answer in metres.
  2. How long would it take Shan to meet Ella for the first time?
  3. How many rounds would Shan have completed by then?
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