Form 2 Mathematics
A rectangular water tank measures 2.4 m long, 2 m wide and 1.5 m high. The tank contains some water up to a height of 0.45 m.
(a) Calculate the amount of water, in litres, needed to fill up the tank (b) An inlet pipe was opened and water let to flow into the tank at a rate of 10 litres per minute.After one hour, a drain pipe was opened and water allowed to flow out of the tank at a rate of 4 litres per minute. Calculate: (i) the height of water in the tank after 3 hours; (ii) the total time taken to fill up the tank. Form 1 Mathematics
Three workers, working 8 hours per day can complete a task in 5 days. Each worker is paid Ksh 40 per hour. Calculate the cost of hiring 5 workers if they work for 6 hours per day to complete the same task.
Form 1 MathematicsPipe a can fill an empty water tank in 3 hours while, pipe B can fill the same tank in 6 hours, when the tank is full it can be emptied by pipe C in 8 hours. Pipes A and B are opened at the same time when the tank is empty. If one hour later, pipe C is also opened, find the total time taken to fill the tank (4 marks) Form 2 Mathematics
A school water tank is in the shape of a frustum of a cone. The height of the tank is 7.2 m and the top and bottom radii are 6m and 12 m respectively.
(a) Calculate the area of the curved surface of the tank, correct to 2 decimal places. (b) Find the capacity of the tank, in litres, correct to the nearest litre. (c) On a certain day, the tank was filled with water. If the school has 500 students and each student uses an average of 40 litres of water per day, determine the number of days that the students would use the water. Form 1 Mathematics
An industrialist has 450 litres of a chemical which is 70% pure. He mixes it with a chemical of the same type but 90% pure so as to obtain a mixture which is 75% pure.
Find the amount of the 90% pure chemical used Form 1 Mathematics
Eleven people can complete 3/5 of a certain job in 24 hours. Determine the time in hours, correct to 2 decimal places, that 7 people working at the same rate can
take to complete the remaining job. Form 1 Mathematics
Twenty five machines working at a rate of 9 hours per day can complete job in 16 days. A contractor intends to finish the job in 10days using similar machines
working at a rate of 12 hours per day. Find the number of machines the contractor requires to complete the job. Form 1 Mathematics
Two taps A and B can each fill an empty tank in 3 hours and 2 hours respectively. A drainage tap R can empty the full tank in 6 hours; taps A and R are opened for 5 hours then closed.
(a) Determine the fraction of the tank is still empty (b) Find how long it would take to fill the remaining fraction of the tank if all the three taps are opened Form 1 Mathematics
An inlet tap can fill an empty tank in 6 hours. It takes 10 hours to fill the tan kwhen the inlet tap and an outlet tap are both opened at the same time. Calculate
the time the outlet tap takes to empty the full tank when the inlet tap is closed. Form 1 Mathematics
A bus travels from Nairobi to Kakamega and back. The average speed from Nairobi to Kakamega is 80km/hr while that from Kakamega to Nairobi is 50km/hr, the fuel consumption is 0.35 litres per kilometer and at 80km/h, the consumption is 0.3 litres per kilometer .Find
â€‹Related Questions and Answers on Speed and RatesForm 1 Mathematics
In January, Mambo donated 1/6th of his salary to a children's home while Simba donated 1/5th of his salary to the same children's home. Their total donation for
January was Ksh. 14 820. In February, Mambo donated 1/8th of his salary to the children's home while Simba donated 1/12th of his salary to the children's home. Their total donation for February was Ksh 8 675. Calculate Mambo 's monthly salary. Form 1 Mathematics
Five people can build 3 huts in 21 days. Find the number of people, working at the same rate that will build 6 similar huts in 15 days.
Form 1 Mathematics
Kipketer can cultivate a piece of land in 7 hours while Wanjiku can do the same work in 5 hours. Find the time they would take to cultivate the piece of land when working together.
Form 1 Mathematics
A water vendor has a tank of capacity 18900 litres. The tank is being filled with water from two pipe A and B which are closed immediately when the tank is full. Water flows at the rate of
a) If the tank is empty and the two pipes are opened at the same time, calculate the time it takes to fill the tank. b) On a certain day the vendor opened the two pipes A and B to fill the empty tank. After 25 minutes he opened the outlet to supply water to his customers at an average rate of 20 Liters per minute i) Calculate the time it took to fill the tank on that day. ii) The vendor supplied a total of 542 jerricans, each containing 25 litres of water , on the day. If the water that remained in the tank was 6 300 litres, calculate, in litres, the amount of water that was wasted. Form 1 Mathematics
In a certain commercial bank, customer may withdraw cash through one of the two tellers at the counter. On average, one teller takes 3 minutes while the other teller takes 5 minutes to serve a customer. If the two tellers start to serve the customers at the same time, find the shortest time it takes to serve 200 customers

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