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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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.
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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.
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