Level 3
Tap A can fill up a tank in 2 hours. Tap B can fill up the same tank in 6 hours. How long will it take to fill up the tank if both taps are turned on at the same time? Express the answer(s) in h.
3 m
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?
3 m
Level 2
Tania and Christian started off together from the park at the same time and drove towards the office at speeds of 87 km/h and 81 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be after 1 hour 20 minutes?
2 m
Level 2
Martin and Ervin started together from the same bus-stop and ran along a track at the speed of 11 km/h and 7 km/h respectively. How far apart would they be in 15 minutes? Express the answer in km.
2 m
Level 3
Town A and Town B were 420 km apart. At 11.55 a.m., Parry set off from Town A travelling at 80 km/h towards Town B, while Jan set off from Town B travelling towards Town A. They met on their way at 2.55 p.m. Find Jan's average speed.
3 m
Level 3
At 10.25 a.m., a car left Town X for Town Y at an average speed of 86 km/h, while a truck left Town Y for Town X at an average speed of 74 km/h. At 3.25 p.m., the two vehicles were 22 km apart. How far apart were the two towns?
3 m
Level 3 PSLE
Esther and Margi took part in a cycling race. Esther cycled at a speed of 20 km/h. Both of them did not change their speed throughout the race. When Margi covered 12 the distance, Esther was 3.5 km in front of her. Esther reached the finishing line at 10.45 a.m. What time did Margi reach the finishing line?
3 m
Level 3
Elsa and Jason started biking at 10.45 a.m. along an 8-km trail. Elsa took 24 minutes to reach the finishing point. Jason's speed was 15 km/h slower than Elsa's. At what time did Jason reach the finishing point?
3 m
Level 3
Cain and Lea started driving at 9.30 a.m. from City A and headed towards City B which was 312 km away. Cain took 4 hours to complete his journey. Lea's average speed was 2 km/h faster than Cain's. At what time did Lea arrive at City B?
3 m
Level 3
At 8 a.m., Lance left Hotel A in his car and travelled towards Hotel B at 90 km/h. At the same time, Nick left Hotel A in his car and travelled in the opposite direction towards Hotel C. When Nick reached Hotel C at 10:30 a.m., Lance was 15 km away from Hotel B.
  1. What was the distance from Hotel A to Hotel B?
  2. If the distance between Hotel B and Hotel C was 440 km, what was Nick's average speed?
3 m