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 Question 817479: a motorcycle can be driven 110 miles in 3 hours, how long will it take to travel 125 miles? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 817302: On a given 530 mile trip an SUV averaged 65mph during the first part and 35 mph during the second part. The total time of the trip was 10 hours. In how much time is each part of the trip? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 817343: [ If Eric runs 3/4 of a mile every 8 minutes, how much does he run in one hour? What is the unit rate for this problem? ] Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 817334: a traveler covers a distance of 360 miles in a time of 8 hours. what is the average speed for this trip? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1283)
 Question 817334: a traveler covers a distance of 360 miles in a time of 8 hours. what is the average speed for this trip? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 817143: On a planet, a rock is dropped from the top of a 400-foot cliff. After 1 second, the rock is traveling 26 feet per second. After 3 seconds, the rock is traveling 78 feet per second. Whar is the equation describing the relationship between speed and time? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 817109: it takes 5 hours for a boat to go a distance of 15 miles against the current and 3 hours in the direction of the current. what is the speed of the boat in stil water and what is the speed of the current Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 817082: Mr. Gentz could ride his 10-speed bicycle 4.8 miles to his grandmothers' house in 11 minutes. His return trip home took 14 minutes. The times are different due to there being a slight downhill slope on part of the trip to his grandmothers' house. If Mr. Gentz was able to ride his bike on a perfectly flat surface with no hills, how fast can he travel in Miles/Hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 817067: One plane is traveling 3 times as fast as the second plane. After 4 hours they are 736 miles apart. How fast is each plane traveling? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 817057: Mr. Warren drove from Twonsville to Villaville and back again at the speeds shown. Hit total driving time was 12 hours. How far apart are the two towns? -----> 70mph <----- 50mph Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 816991: [ Rene is going to the lake to visit some friends. If the lake is 60 miles away, and Rene is driving at 40 miles per hour the entire time, how long will it take her to get to the lake? ] Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816963: The plane begins his takeoff at 2 PM on a 2500 mile flight. After 5.5 hours, the plane arrived at its destination. Explain why there are at least two different times during the flight when the speed of the plane's 400 mph. Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816851: if a plane can travel 480 miles per hour against the wind, find the speed of the plane in still air Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 816831: The school that Micaela goes to is selling tickets to a choral performance. On the first day of ticket sales the school sold 7 adult tickets and 2 student tickets for a total of \$87 The school took in 74 on the second day by selling 4 adult tickets and 6 student tickets. Find the price of an adult ticket and the price of a student ticket using system of 3 equations and variables. Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816842: If Janet traveled 1,800 miles in 9 hours on a flight to New York, how fast was the plane traveling? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816776: what is the disadvantage and the advantages for taking a journey of 280 miles at 80mph compared with 70mph Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 816679: A can run 2 km in 4 min 20 seconds, while B can run this distance in 4 min 34 sec. By how much distance can A beat B? Click here to see answer by Theo(3556)

 Question 816658: Find the speed of a train if an increase of 6 kph lowers the time for a journey of 72 km by 10 minutes. Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816570: A freight train leaves the station traveling at 30km/hr. One hour later, a passenger train leaves the same station on a parallel track at 60km/hr. How far from the station does the passenger train overtake the freight train? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816638: A boat takes 2/3 as much time to travel downstream as to return. If the rate of the river's current is 8 kph, what is the rate of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816632: A car traveled at 700 km in 14 days, how far would it travel in 42 days ? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816624: A Mississippi riverboat can travel 70 kilometers downstream in 5 hours and can make the return trip in 7 hours. Find the speed of the boat in still water. Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 816589: a boat goes 180 miles downstream in the same time it can go 120 miles upstream the speed is 9 miles per hour find the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 816580: Two trains leave stations 456 miles apart at the same time and travel toward each other. One train travels at miles 105 per hour while the other travels at 85 miles per hour. How long will it take for the two trains to meet Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(3315)

 Question 816584: If a ship is moving at 40 mph, how long will it take to travel 400 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 816585: A train travels at a constant rate of 30 miles per hour. How long will it take the train to travel 100 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 816553: [ [Genny] & Jill left home at the same time. They traveled in opposite directions. Jill traveled 15 mph faster than [Genny]. After 6 hrs. they were 630 km apart. Find [Genny's] speed. ] Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816540: Jared & his boy are boating the Green River in Ky. It takes them 4 hrs. to travel 56 mi. downstream. On the same return trip, it takes them 7 hrs. How fast is the boat in still water? How fast is the current? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 816547: [ What is the average speed of a runner who travels 15 [METERS] in 5 seconds. He then stops to get a drink for 2 minutes. He then runs 3 km in 17 minutes and 32 seconds. ] one of my answers is 173.57 m/sec. thanks Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816511: If a car travels 140 km in 2 1/2 hours, how far does it travel in 6 3/4 hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 816440: Stephen biked 75% of 2 miles. Fred biked 2.5 miles. How much farther did Fred bike than Stephen? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816400: The Cat is a high-speed catamaran auto ferry that operates between City A and City B. The Cat can make the trip in 1 1/2 hours at a speed of 53 mph. About how far apart are City A and City B? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 816348: Marilyn drove her car from Lubbock to Houston at an average rate of 48mph and returned over icy roads averaging 28 mph. Find the time going and returning if the time returning was 5 hours more than the time going. Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816267: If a plane travels 175 miles in 30 minutes, how fast is it going? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816284: with a tailwind, a jet flew 2000 miles in 4 hours. the jets return trip agaianst the same wind requires 5 hours. What is the jet and the wind's speed? Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816273: [ Traveling downstream, a boat covers 54 miles in 3 hours. Traveling upstream, it takes the boat twice as long to cover 2/3 of the distance. Find the rate of the boat in still water and the speed of the current. ] Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816265: find the distance travelled by a hiker who walks for 3 hours at an average speed of 2.5 mph. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 816256: If you were traveling at 16mph how long would it take you to go 100 miles? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 816251: an airplane flies 750 miles with the wind in the same amount of time the airplane could fly 625 mi against the wind. assuming the wind speed is constant, and given that the plane can fly 275 mph in still air, find the speed of the wind Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)

 Question 816178: Time taken by a train to travel a distance of 225 km was reduced by 20 minutes when the average speed was increased by 20 km/hr. Find its original speed correct to the nearest integer. Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 816215: A boat can travel 12 miles upstream in the same amount of time it takes to travel 18 miles downstream. If the current in the river is 3 miles per hour, find the speed of the boat in still water. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 816215: A boat can travel 12 miles upstream in the same amount of time it takes to travel 18 miles downstream. If the current in the river is 3 miles per hour, find the speed of the boat in still water. Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 816150: [ To travel from point A to B it took 1 hour more at 75 km/hr than at 90 km/hr. What is the distance between A and B? ] Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)

 Question 816120: It took Brian 8 hours to drive to a job interview. On the way home, he was able to increase his average speed by 16 mph and make the return drive in only 6 hours. Find his average speed on the return drive. Click here to see answer by TimothyLamb(834)
 Question 816120: It took Brian 8 hours to drive to a job interview. On the way home, he was able to increase his average speed by 16 mph and make the return drive in only 6 hours. Find his average speed on the return drive. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10279)