Level 3
Machine X takes 5 minutes to cut 85 pieces of lumbers. Machine Y takes 15 minutes to cut 120 pieces of lumbers. Machine Z takes 10 minutes to cut 120 pieces of lumber.
1. Which is the faster combination, X and Y or Y and Z? (Eg A, B)
2. In 1 minute, how many more pieces of lumbers can be cut by the faster combination compared to the other combination?
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Level 3
Beryl has 2 containers. A and B of different capacities. If Container A is filled by a tap at a rate of 3 litres per minute and Container B is filled by a tap at a rate of 5 litres per minute, when Container A is completely filled, 5 litres of water flowed out from Container B. If Container A is filled by a tap at a rate of 4 litres per minute and Container B is filled by a tap at a rate of 3 litres per minute, when Container A is completely filled, Container B is only half-filled. What is the capacity of Container B?
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Level 3
It takes Faucet A 30 minutes to fill a tank measuring 12 cm by 10 cm by 22 cm completely while it takes Faucet B only 25 minutes. How long will it take to completely fill the tank with water if both the faucets are turned on at the same time? Leave the answer in minutes and round off to 2 decimal places.
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Level 3
Tap A can fill a tank completely in 2 hours while Tap B takes an hour more to fill the same tank completely. There is a hole at the bottom of the tank which can empty the full tank in 6 hours. How long does it take for the tank to be completely filled if both taps are turned on?
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Level 3
The figure shows a rectangular tank measuring 30 cm by 15 cm by 20 cm. Vera poured 558 mℓ of water into the tank. Then she turned on two taps at the same time to fill up Tank with water. Water was flowing from both taps at the same rate. After 5 minutes, both taps were turned off but 1.2ℓ of water had overflowed and was collected in a tray. Find the rate of the flow of water of each tap in millimetres per minute.
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Level 3
A rectangular tank measuring 60 cm by 50 cm by 25 cm was to be filled with water by two taps, A and B. Tap A which fills the tank at a rate of 8ℓ per minute was first turned on for 5 minutes before Tap B was turned on as well. If the tank was filled to the brim in a total of 7 minutes from the time when Tap A was first turned on, what is the rate at which Tap B fills the tank? Give the answer in ℓ per minute correct to 1 decimal place.
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Level 3
An empty rectangular tank has a capacity of 90ℓ and a height of 50 cm. At 10 am, Tap A is turned on to fill the tank at a rate of 4ℓ per minute for 15 minutes. After 5 minutes, Tap B is turned on to drain water from the tank at a rate of 2ℓ per minute for 18 minutes. What is the height of the water level in the tank in the end? Express the answer in 1 decimal place.
3 m
Level 3
Tank A measuring 54 cm by 14 cm by 25 cm contains 4.7 ℓ of water. It is being filled with water flowing from Tap X at 0.9ℓ/min and Tap Y at 995 mℓ/min. Both taps are turned on at the same time. How long does it take to fill up Tank A till it is 75% full? Correct the answer to 1 decimal place.
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Level 2
Tony drove a distance of 15 km in 10 minutes.
1. What was his speed in km/h?
2. How long will it take him to cover 360 km at this speed? Express the answer in hours.
3 m
Level 2
A van covers a distance of 45 km in 25 minutes.
1. At what speed is it travelling?
2. How long will it take to cover a distance of 36 km?
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