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 Question 703543: the 4200 km trip from new york to sanfransico takes 7 h flying against the wind but only 6h returning find the speed of the plane in stil air and the wind speed. Please show steps. thank you Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 703533: The 4200 km trip from New York to San Fransico takes 7h flying against the wind but on 6h returning. find the speed of the plane in still air and the wind speed.please show steps thank you for your help Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 703547: a cabin cruiser traveling with the current went 120 km in 3 h. Against the current it took 5 h to travel the same distance. please find the rate of the cabin cruiser in still water and the rate of the current. thank you a ton Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 703538: Paddling with current a canoeist can travel 48km in 3h. against the current the canoeist takes 4 h ti travel the same distance. find the rate of the canoeist in still water and the rate of the current. Please help thank you Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 703613: city B is 8 miles east of city A. city C is 6 miles north of city B. city D is 16 miles east of city C, and city E is 12 miles north of city D. what is the distance from city A to city E? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 703085: Could you please help me here A car leaves Seattle at 2 a.m. travelling south on I-5 at a constant rate of speed of 70 miles per hour. At 1 a.m. a car left Tacoma, forty miles south of Seattle, travelling south on I-5 at a constant rate of speed of 50 miles per hour. When & where will the faster car overtake the slower car Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 702530: A plane can fly 320 miles in the same time as it takes a car to go 120 miles. If the car travels 100 mph slower than the plane, find the speed of the plane. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 703652: Two trains heading towards each other are 400 miles apart one train travels 15 miles per hour faster than the other train if they arrive at the same station in 5 hours how fast is each train traveling Click here to see answer by Stitch(415)

 Question 703707: Carmen drove 792 miles in 11 hours. At the same rate, how many miles would she drive in 13 hours? Click here to see answer by Nfrey78(18)
 Question 703707: Carmen drove 792 miles in 11 hours. At the same rate, how many miles would she drive in 13 hours? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1657)

 Question 703804: A cyclist traveled 60 mi at a constant rate before reducing the speed by 12 mph. Another 40 mi was traveled at the reduced speed. The total time for the 100-mile trip was 8 h. Find the rate during the first 60 mi. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 703756: Which is traveling faster, a car going 81 km/h or one going 47 mi/h? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 703848: If u start at 10/mph and accelerate to 100/mph in 6 seconds . How far did you travel? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 703904: if you drive 40 miles per hour how long would it take to reach a destination 60 miles away Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 703958: On a road map, the distance from Atlanta to Chicago is 17.5 cm. What is the actual distance between the cities if the map scale is 2 cm = 80 miles? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 703980: a small plane traveled the 1800 km distance between two islands in 3 hours with the wind. the return trip against the wind took 6 hours . find the rate of the plane in still air and the rate of the wind Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 703980: a small plane traveled the 1800 km distance between two islands in 3 hours with the wind. the return trip against the wind took 6 hours . find the rate of the plane in still air and the rate of the wind Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7678)
 Question 703980: a small plane traveled the 1800 km distance between two islands in 3 hours with the wind. the return trip against the wind took 6 hours . find the rate of the plane in still air and the rate of the wind Click here to see answer by vidya pattar(14)

 Question 703978: A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 38 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 55 minutes; the return trip take 40 minutes. what is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 704152: It takes Bob 1/5 hour to hike 1/4 mile. What is his unit rate, in miles per hour? I have figured out that 1/5 hour is 12 minutes. But I am having problems figuring out what to do next. 1/4 of a mile is .25 of a mile. Do I divide 12/.25? Thanks in advance! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 704263: what is the peed of a car that travels 289km in 2.3 hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 704250: If a boat uses 24 gallons of gas to go 73 miles, how many miles can the boat travel on 96 gallons of gas? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 704253: You are driving on I-96 at 63.2 miles per hour. How far will you move in 3.55 seconds Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 704249: Maureen can run at a rate that is 3 miles per hour faster than her friend Hector's rate. While training for a mini marathon, Maureen gives Hector a half-hour head start and then begins chasing Hector on the same route. If Maureen passes Hector 9 miles from the starting point, how fast is each running? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 704218: A bullet is fired horizontally at a target, and the sound of its impact is heard 2.5 seconds later. If the speed of the bullet is 3300 ft/sec and the speed of sound is 1100 ft/sec, how far away is the target? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 704267: A train passes through a 750 m long tunnel at 50km/h. The back of the train exits the tunnel 1.5 min after the front of the train enters it. What is the length of the train, in meters? Thank you in advance! Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 704319: a car travelling at speed of 10 km/hr.how much distance it will travel in 300 minutes? Click here to see answer by nshah11(47)

 Question 704236: The person swims at 6 kilometers per hour and runs at 18 kilometers per hour. For what distance x is the total time for swimming and running 3 hours? Round to the nearest tenth of a kilometer. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 704397: A train leaves and travels north at 85 km per hour. Another train leaves at the same time and travels S at 55 km per hour. How long will it take before they are 560 km apart? Click here to see answer by Stitch(415)
 Question 704397: A train leaves and travels north at 85 km per hour. Another train leaves at the same time and travels S at 55 km per hour. How long will it take before they are 560 km apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 704411: the speed of the current in a river is 6 mph. A ferry operator who works that part of the river is looking to buy a new boat. Every day, his route takes him 22.5 miles against the current and back to his dock, and he needs to make this trip in a total of 9 hours. he has a boat in mind, but he can only test in on a lake where there is no current. How fast must the boat go on the lake in order for it to serve the ferry operator's needs? No idea where to start. thanks Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 704432: if a car travels 11 km in 15 minutes how far can it travel in one hour? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 704456: A car is traveling at a speed of 60 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for the car to travel a distance of 240 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 704426: use formula d=rt to find the value of the missing variable. d=54 feet,t=18seconds r=ft/sec Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 704497: A jet plane, flying 165 mph faster than a propeller plane, travels 2970 miles in 3 hours less time than the propeller plane takes to fly the same distance. How fast does each plane fly? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 704679: 1)a truck leaves mississppi heading east at 50mph. 1 hour later another truck leaves heading east at 65mph hour long will it take the second truck to overtake the first? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 704774: a man walked 3 km in a hour how many distance will be covered in 18 seconds? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3056)

 Question 704814: A car goes from a parked position for a distance of 130 km in 10 sec. What is the speed of the car? What is the formula for figuring it out? Click here to see answer by Stitch(415)

 Question 704881: A jet plane, flying 110 mph faster than a propeller plane, travels 3465 miles in 2 hours less time than the propeller plane takes to fly the same distance. How fast does each plane fly? I used the equation 3465/x-3465/x+110=2 and my answer is still incorrect according to the site I have to submit my homework through. Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3310)

 Question 704924: two trains leave the station, one traveling east at 40mph the other west at 30mph. how long will it take for the trains to be 245 miles apart? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 704924: two trains leave the station, one traveling east at 40mph the other west at 30mph. how long will it take for the trains to be 245 miles apart? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7678)

 Question 704916: a car travelling at 80kmph, how long would would it take the car to travel 400 meters? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 705056: a ship travels a distance of 7.8 miles in 15 minutes. what is her speed? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 705239: A cyclist bikes at a constant speed for 20 miles. He then returns home at the same speed but takes a different route. His return trip takes one hour longer and is 25 miles. Find his speed. Click here to see answer by KMST(2478)