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 Question 484991: A boat, whose speed in still water is 8Km per hour travels 12Km upstream and then 16Km downstream in 8 hours (so that the boat finishes 4Km further downstream from where it started). What is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)

 Question 484993: A boat can travel 5 miles upstream and 5 miles downstream in a total of 6 hours. If the speed of the current is 2 miles per hour, what is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by emargo19(101)

 Question 484996: if you have to travel 136 miles at 55 miles per hour,how long does it take you to get there? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485107: a long distance runner has an average speed of 5 m/s during a race. how far does the runner travel in 25 minutes? express the answer in m, km, and miles. and lastly, A rock is dropped off the side of a bridge and hits the water below at 2.5 s later. what is the rocks velocity when it hits the water, the average velocity as it fell and the height of the bridge above the water. Click here to see answer by solver91311(20879)

 Question 484614: The algebraic expression x/5 can be used to calculate the distance in miles that you are from a flash of lightning, where x is the number of seconds between the time you see a flash of lightning and the time you hear the thunder. Calculate the distance that you are from the flash of lightning if you hear the thunder 2 seconds after you see the lightning. Click here to see answer by richard1234(6688)

 Question 485221: horatio placea rubber duck in the current of the rio grande river. the rubber duck floats 12 miles downstream in 2 2/5 hours. at this rate about how many miles will the duck travel in 5 hours Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485231: if u traveled 392 miles in 7 hours. then how many hours is 728 miles at the same rate Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485251: There are 27,172 students at Carolina and there are 1,868 more females than males. How many men and women are enrolled at Carolina? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485253: Danny Cohen bought some bags of fruit for the mathematics club picnic. He spent \$6.40 and bought twice as many bags of apples as bags of oranges. If apples cost \$.90 a bag and oranges cost \$1.40 a bag, how many bags of each did he buy? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485289: B is 50% faster than A. If A starts at 9 A.M. and B starts at 10 A.M. A travels at a speed of 50 km/hr. If A and B are 300 kms apart, The time when they meet when they travel in opposite direction is ? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(11500)

 Question 485286: if you are driving at a constant speed of 68 miles per hour, how long will it take you to travel 170 miles? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1470)

 Question 485315: you visit your grandmother who live in a town 60 km,by a bus it takes you only 30min.what is the total average speed? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1470)

 Question 485340: Two cars travel at the same distance. The first car travels at 40mph and reaches its destination in (t) hours. The second car travels at a rate of 55 mph and reaches its destination 3 hours earlier than the first car. How long does it take for car one to reach its destination? Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 485283: how long will it take a car to go somewhere where its 5 miles and the car speed is 68 mph Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485344: 2 cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. Car A has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour and car B has 4 passengers and is traveling at 65 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485346: 2 cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. Car A has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour and car B has 4 passengers and is traveling at 65 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485336: 2 cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. Car A has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour and car B has 4 passengers and is traveling at 65 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485335: 2 cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. Car A has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour and car B has 4 passengers and is traveling at 65 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485374: If Joe drives 20 miles to work each day and the drive takes 23 minutes, what is the speed Joe is traveling? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485389: 2 cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. car a has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour. car b has 4 passengers and is traveling 65 miles per hour.how many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485424: A car travels 80 mph and travels 75 miles. How long will it take to reach the destination Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484681: two planes leave an airport at noon. one flew east at a certain speed and the other flew west at twice the speed . The planes were 2700 miles apart in 3 hours. How fast was each plane going Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484676: George traveled at 45 miles and hour. Write an expression for the number of miles George travels in hours Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484666: it takes brian 12 mintues to drive 3 miles to the store, what was his average speed in miles per minute? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485368: a man drives regularly from his office to his home when he drives 36 kph he arrives home 3 minutes late than usual. When he drives 45 kph he arrives 3 minutes earlier than usual. Find his usual and the distance from his office to his home? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 485466: two cars starting from the same point, opposite directions, one is going 65 mph, one is going 35 mph, how many hours until they are exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485593: Two cars start from the same point, but are traveling in opposite directions. Car A has 2 passengers and is traveling at 35 miles per hour and car B has 4 passengers and is traveling at 65 miles per hour. How many hours will it take for them to be exactly 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 484006: Suppose you ride your bicycle 1 mile west, then 6 miles north, and then 4 miles southwest. What is the total distance (in miles) between your initial point and your final point? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483570: A train travels 70 miles when a bus travels 50 miles. How many miles will the train travel when the bus travels 60 miles? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483440: An athlete runs at 9 mph and then at 12 mph, covering 10 miles in 1hour. How long does the athlete run at each speed? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483340: Mr. Brown's office is on a winding side road next to a highway exit. He was driving on the highway at 60 mph, and at this rate he expected to arrive at his office at 8:45 a.m. However, at 8:30 he was forced to leave the highway and take a side road, driving at a steady speed of 40 mph for the rest of the way. he arrived at his office 15 minutes later than originally planned. How many miles did he drive on the side road? Thank you. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 483336: the speed of a passenger train is 20 mph faster than the speed of a freight train. the passenger train travels 300 miles in the same time it takes the freight train to travel 200 miles. Find the speed of each train. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 485628: janice walked five and a half km in one and a quarter hours. what was her speed Click here to see answer by deborabr(181)
 Question 485628: janice walked five and a half km in one and a quarter hours. what was her speed Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(4047)

 Question 485682: if a car maintains 75 miles per hour, how long does it take to travel 30 miles? Click here to see answer by deborabr(181)

 Question 485762: what is the aveage speed of an earthworm? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485629: it took 20 min to go up stream. 15 to come back. the speed off the current is 5 mph.What is the speed of the boat? The speed of the boat is 35 MPH. how to you get to that answer? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 485772: Highway speed is 60 kilometers per hour and a local speed is 32 kilometers per hour. They are the same distance. How am i supposed to figure this out without being given the time and distance? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 485791: A rocket sled travels 3 miles in 6 seconds. What is the average speed in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 485889: a car travels 135 miles on 6 galon of gasoline how far can it travel on 10 gallon of gasoline Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1470)

 Question 485931: A boat travels upstream for 3 hours. The return trip requires 2 hours. If the speed of the current is 2 km per hour, find the speed of the boat in still water. Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 485932: A certain plan flying with the wind travels 540 km in 2 hours. Later, flying against the same wind, the plane travels 690 km in 3 hours. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 485900: how fast would speed have to travel to cover half the earth in 14.7 hours Click here to see answer by Theo(5548)

 Question 485967: what is the speed of a truck that travels 10. km in 10. minutes Click here to see answer by rfer(15570)