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 Question 470097: A CAR TRAVLED AT 65 MILES PER HOUR FOR A TOTAL OF 390 MILES. HOW MANY HOURS DID THE CAR TRAVEL? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 470111: five freinds drove 60 miles per hour to California. on the way home they took the same route but drove 75 miles per hour. how many mile did they drive to California if the round trip took 10 hrs. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 470111: five freinds drove 60 miles per hour to California. on the way home they took the same route but drove 75 miles per hour. how many mile did they drive to California if the round trip took 10 hrs. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 470166: ken makes a 4-mile motorboat trip downstream in 20 minutes ( 1/3 hr). The return trip takes 30 minutes (1/2 hr). Find the rate of the boat in still water and the rate of the current Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 470271: A boy traveling by a canoe can go downstream 6 miles per hour and upstream 2 miles per hour. How fast can he go in still water, and what is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 470303: if i go 7 miles at 15 miles an hour how long would take Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)
 Question 470303: if i go 7 miles at 15 miles an hour how long would take Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 470367: a car took 6 hours to complete a 480 km trip what is the average speed Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 470369: A train travels at 40 mph for the first part of a 975 mile trip. After a while, it increases its speed to 45 mph. The trip took 30 hours in total. For how many hours did the train travel at 45 mph? Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)
 Question 470369: A train travels at 40 mph for the first part of a 975 mile trip. After a while, it increases its speed to 45 mph. The trip took 30 hours in total. For how many hours did the train travel at 45 mph? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 470411: One kind of bug can eat a leaf in 7 minutes. Another kind can eat the same leaf in 22 minutes. How long will it take if the bugs both eat the same leaf at the same time? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 470452: if peter received grades of 88, 83, 75,and 80 on four tests in English, what is the minimum grade he has to score on the fifth test to have an average of at least 85 for the course? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 470595: dave could drive 300 miles in twice the time in took john to drive 240 miles. The speed of john was 30 mph greater than that of dave. What were the speeds and times of both? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6505)

 Question 470664: word problem:A car traveled 126 miles in the same amount of time that a van traveled 99 miles.If the car went 15 miles per hour faster than the van, how fast did each vehicle travel? Click here to see answer by sofiyac(695)

 Question 470684: A carpenter is building a rectangular room with a fixed perimeter of 76 ft. What dimensions would yield the maximum area? What is the maximum area? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 470628: The airplane could fly 2080 miles in 5 more hours than it took the sports car to drive 195 miles. The speed of the airplane was 4 times the speed of the sports car. Find the speeds and times of both Click here to see answer by monika_p(71)

 Question 470705: light travels at 3.0 x 10 to the 8th power meters/second. A light year is the distance light travels in one year. given that there are 3.15 x 10 to the 7th power seconds in one year,how many meters are in a light year. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 470429: A horse can run 1 1/4 miles in the same time as a man can run 1/2 mile. If the horse and the man both start from the same place on a circular track of length 1 1/2 miles, what is the least number of circuits the horse must run before both horse and man arrive simultaneously back at the starting point? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 174073: Doctor White leaves home to drive to a convention. She is traveling at 55miles/hour. She is 10 miles from home when her husband realizes that she has forgotten her briefcase. How fast will he have to drive to catch her in two hours? Click here to see answer by Razzak Ahmed(10)
 Question 174073: Doctor White leaves home to drive to a convention. She is traveling at 55miles/hour. She is 10 miles from home when her husband realizes that she has forgotten her briefcase. How fast will he have to drive to catch her in two hours? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 368216: wilson is 20 miles from your house and you can drive 20 miles per hour. How long would it take you to get to school? Click here to see answer by Razzak Ahmed(10)

 Question 470916: Phil is taking a 40-kilometer canoe trip. If he travels at 30 kilometers per hour for the first 10 kilometers and then at 15 kilometers per hour for the rest of the trip, how many minutes longer will it take him than if he makes the entire trip at 20 kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 470983: if i want a lake to be .5 miles long by 1 mile wide how many acres of land would i need Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 471030: Jose drove miles 715 in 11 hours. At the same rate, how long would it take him to drive 325 miles? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 471084: Write the answer to the problem as an algebraic expression. A water tank holds g gallons. Since there are 4 quarts per gallon, how many quarts does the tank hold? A) 4/g B) 4g C) g + 4 D) g/4 Please provide step by step information. Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 471104: How many metres would it take for car A (travelling at a constant 100km/hr) to end up 52.78m in front of car B (travelling at a constant 95km/hr) if car B had a headstart of 55.56m? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 471166: A cyclist can go 6 miles with the wind blowing at her back in 3 hours. on the return tri, after 4 hours, the cyclist has 4 miles remaining to return to the starting point. Find the speed of the cyclist and the speed of the wind Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 471239: In 5 minutes, a conveyor belt moves 900 pounds of recyclable aluminum from the delivery truck to a storage area. A smaller belt moves the same quantity of cans the same distance in 7 minutes. If both belts are used, find how long it takes to move the cans to the storage area. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471293: three travelers meet whenever they are all in los angeles at the same time. One traveler visits every 24 days, the second visits every 36 days. and the third visits every 54 days. if they meet today, how many days will pass before they meet again? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 471301: The combined area of CA and NY is 204,192. The area of CA is 108,530 sq miles more than that of NY. Find the land area of each state? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471303: alvin paddled for 2 hours with a 5-km/h current to reach a campsite. the return trip against the same current took 7 hours. find the speed of the boat? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471324: If you drive 253 miles on 11 1/2 gallons of gas. What is the simplified ratio of gallons to miles? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471326: Two persons are to run a race, but one can run 10 meters per second, whereas the other can run 6 meters per second. If the slower runner has a 70-meter head start, how long will it be before the faster runner catches the slower runner, if they begin at the same time? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 471326: Two persons are to run a race, but one can run 10 meters per second, whereas the other can run 6 meters per second. If the slower runner has a 70-meter head start, how long will it be before the faster runner catches the slower runner, if they begin at the same time? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 471451: A biker rode 45 miles in 180 minutes. At what speed (in miles per hour) was the biker traveling? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 471478: stanley drives m miles in x hours. How many hours would he save if he drove the same distance in k miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 471478: stanley drives m miles in x hours. How many hours would he save if he drove the same distance in k miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 471506: A car travels at 80km\h How long will it take to do 60km Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471522: Julie travels 15 miles at a rate of seven miles per hour on her bike. how long will it take for her to travel? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 471524: if you travel for 7 hours going at 60 miles per hour, how far have you traveld?? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 471540: Tommy and his family drove home from his grandparent's house in three and a half hours. If they drove at an average rate of 48 miles per hour, about how far away does Tommy live from his grandparents? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)

 Question 471491: A motorboat maintained a constant speed of 11 miles per hour relative to water in Goin 30 miles upstream and then returning. The total time for the trip was 5.5 hours. Use this information to find the speed of the current Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 471493: Two bicyclists leave the same place traveling in opposite directions. One travels 9 miles per hour and the other travels 6 miles per hour. They have two way radios that will work within 5 miles of each other. How long will they be in radio contact? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 471628: Sandpiper Sightseeing Tours purchased a new van for the business. On the first trip, Jesse drove 2 1/5 hours at an average speed of 55 mph. How far did Jesse travel? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 471667: How far will you go doing 80 mph in 21 minutes? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6959)

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