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 Question 446705: Translate to an equation: d \$25 dinners and l \$10 lunches total \$150 Graph the equation and use the graph to determine three different combinations of dinners and lunches that total \$150. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446607: A plane can fly 2486 miles in the same time as it takes a car to go 525 miles.If the car travels 280 mph slower than the plane, find the speed of the plane. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446573: Carl and Tiffany traveled in a sailboat for 2 hours with a 7 mph current in the water. Against the same current, it took them 3 hours to return home. How fast was the boat traveling in still water? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 447243: what is the speed of a hurricane that traveled 75 miles in 15 hours Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 453237: A train travelingat 50 mph leaves for a certain town. After 2 hours, a van traveling at 60 mph leaves for the same town and arrives at the same time as the train. If both the train and the van traveled in a straight line, how far is the town from where they started? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 446505: Patrick drove 3 h to attend a meeting. On the return trip, his speed was 10 mi/h less, and the trip took 4 h. What was his speed each way? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 446001: A jet plane, flying 120 mph faster than a propeller-driven plane, travels 2,700 miles in 6 hours less time than the propeller plane requires to fly the same distance. How fast does each plane fly? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 447311: A boat that can go 5 mph in still water goes downstream for 2 hours. If it takes the boat 8 hours going upstream to get to the starting point, what is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 451158: Shane Love is Kayaking in the St. Lawrence River. He can paddle 4.7 miles per hour with the current and 3.4 miles per hour against the current. Find the speed of the kayak in still water and the current. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 450258: Chase was hauling a wide load out of Portland. At 7:00 a.m. he headed west from exit 139 at an average speed of 30 miles per hour. Jeremy headed west from the same exit at 10:00 a.m. in his Infinity. By 1:00 p.m. the same day Jeremy was 15 miles ahead of Chase. What was Jeremy's average speed? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 453199: A lion begins chasing a gazelle from a distance of 300 m. If the speed of the gazelle is 12kmh and the speed of the lion is 15kmh, how many meters can the gazelle run before being caught? Thank you! Click here to see answer by marioez(1)

 Question 450067: A 555 mile, 5 hour plane trip was flown at two speeds. For the first part of the trip, the average speed was 105mph. For the remainder of the trip, the average speed was 115mph. How long did the plane fly at each speed? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 453393: Two people are taking a three-day canoe trip. They'll paddle upstream for two days to a campground they have stayed at before, then paddle back downstream the third day in time to meet their mom at the spot where they dropped them off. The first day the girls paddle 13 hours. It takes them nine hours of paddling the second day to get to the campground. If they paddle at a rate that's twice that of the current for the whole trip, at what time will they have to leave the campground on the third day in order to meet their mom by 4:00 P.M.? Your explanation must use algebra to communicate the method you have used to solve the problem. Show all work and fully explain the steps. PLEASE SOLVE THIS. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 453410: a motorboat can go 12 miles downstream on a river in 20 minutes for this boat ti go back upstream the same 12 miles. find the speed of the boat Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 453481: if you are traveling 79mph how far would yougo in 0.86sec. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7008)

 Question 453484: Two cars start from towns 840 miles apart and travel toward each other. They meet after 7 hours. Find the speed of each car if one travels 10mph faster than the other. Click here to see answer by pedjajov(51)

 Question 453476: A car travels for 13 hours, 13 minutes and 13 seconds, at a speed of 13 miles per hour. How far does the car travel? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 453491: A certain aircraft can fly 1330 miles with the wind in 5 hours and travel the same distance against the wind in 7 hours. What is the speed of the wind? Can you please show all the steps to this problem THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 453506: Two buses leave a station at the same time and travel in opposite directions. One bus travels 12 mph faster than the other. If the two buses are 480 miles apart after 4 hours, what is the rate of each bus? Click here to see answer by pedjajov(51)

 Question 453512: AN aeroplane flies at twice the speed of a train. if the train covers 120 miles an hour and a half,what distance the aeroplane will cover in 20 minutes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 453533: A child is running on a moving sidewalk in an airport. When he runs against the sidewalk's motion, he travels 48 feet in 12 seconds. When he runs with the sidewalk's motion, he travels 120 feet in the same amount of time. What is the rate of the child on a still sidewalk and what is the rate of the moving sidewalk? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 453461: beaumont texas is about 150 miles from toledo bend. if jerry leaves beaumont at 4am and averages 53mph what time shouldhe arrive at toledo bend? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 453513: a car travels from A to B, a distance of 210 miles at 30 mph.Another car travels from B to A one hour afterwards with speed of 70 mph.A what point they cross.if the first car left at 10:00 hours, what is the time of their crossing. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 453549: How long will it take to drive 963 miles going 65 mph Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)
 Question 453549: How long will it take to drive 963 miles going 65 mph Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 453620: A motorboat travels 305 miles in 5 hours going upstream and 558 miles in 6 hours going downstream. What is the rate of the boat in still water and what is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 453648: On a map 1/4 inch = 5 miles. How far are two cities if they are 5 1/2 inches on the map? Click here to see answer by CassieWax(3)

 Question 453861: car A and car B travel from town to a vacation cabin. car A travels at 45 mph. car B leaves two hours after car A and travels 15 mph faster than car A. if the cars arrive at the same time, how many miles is it from town to the cabin Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 453871: If you drove at 60 mph for 45 minutes, how much miles would you have accumulated? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 453881: A plane is flying 240 mph heading N60°E. The wind is blowing S30°E at 30 mph. What is ground speed of the plane? What is the smallest angle in the triangle? What is the biggest angle in the triangle? What is the remaining angle in the triangle? What is the bearing of the plane? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 454070: If it takes me a half an hour to go 5 miles, how fast am I going? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 454095: change 4 miles per minute to miles per hour? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)
 Question 454095: change 4 miles per minute to miles per hour? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 453870: a private learjet 31a was flying with a tailwind and travel 1120 mi in 2 h. flying against the wind on the return trip, the jet was able to travel only 980 mi in 2 h. find the speed of the jet in calm air and the rate of the wind Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448099: A plane takes 30 seconds to fly a distance of 8 kilometres. work out the average speed of the plane, in miles per hour. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448222: carl jogs 4 km/h faster than barbara walks. at noon carl jogged straight west and barbara walked straight east from the same point. two hours later they were 32km apart what were carl and barbaras rates Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448224: Jose left the airport and traveled toward the mountains. Kayla left 2.1 hours later traveling 35 mph faster in an effort to catch up to him. After 1.2 hours Kayla finally caught up. Find Jose's average speed. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448660: If I leave my house at 9am at 65mph and my spouse leaves at 10:30 am at 90 mph. How far from the home will my spouse over take me? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 454176: A car was traveling at 90 km/hr North for 1 whole day about how far did the car drive? Click here to see answer by CassieWax(3)

 Question 448878: A river has a current of 5 mph. A boat can make a trip of 20 miles upstream in the same time it can make a trip of 30 miles downstream find the rate of the boat in still water Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448880: An automobile makes a trip of 270 miles in 2 1/2 hours less than it takes the same auto to make a trip of 420 miles traveling at the same speed. What is the average speed of the automobile? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 447459: a backpacker hiking into a wilderness area walked 9 mi at a constant rate and then reduced this rate by 1 mph. another 4 mi was hiked at the reduced rate. the time required to hike the 4 mi was 1 h less than the time required to walk the 9 mi. find the rate at which the hiker walked the first 9 mi. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 448903: A raft travels down the river at 10 mph for a total distance of 5 miles. How many seconds have passed? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 453869: a Boeing apache longbow military helicopter traveling directly into a strong headwind was able to travel 450 mi in 2.5 h. the return trip, now with a tailwind, took 1 h 40 min. find the speed of the helicopter in calm air and the rate of the wind Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 453828: Steven ran a distance of 150 meters in 1 1/2 minutes. what is his speed in meters per hour? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

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