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 Question 495841: If a truck travels 180 miles on 21 gallons of gas, how many gallons will it take to travel 500 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 495880: John can travel north 560miles in 9hours.what is his velocity? Click here to see answer by rfer(12729)

 Question 495598: How long would it take to get to Denvr Colorado from Chicago Illinois in a Ferrari Enzo at its top speed? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 495923: two cars leave from the same location and go in opposite directions. The north bound car travels 15mph slower than the south bound car. After 6 hours they are 630 miles apart. Find the rate of each car. How would i set this equation up to find the value of (X) if (X) is the rate of the cars Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 495913: I saw an object travel approximately 30 miles in less that 5 seconds.. just curious how fast the objects were traveling.. fyi .. it was shockingly fast... both traveling west to east.. one flying in a straight line.. the other flying in a serpentine formation at the same speed and direction until they seperated on the horizon and disapeared... :) pretty cool to see... just wondering how fast they could have been traveling..they were slightly slower than the shooting stars were were watching... Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 495931: Car "A" is travelling at a speed of 40MPH. Car "B" is 170 yards in front. Both cars travel for 530 yards and during that time car "A" reaches speeds of 70MPH to catch upto car "B". What speed is car "B" travelling at? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 495922: A train leaves Miami at 1:00p.m. The second train leaves the same city in the same direction at 6:00p.m. The second train travels 105mph faster than the first. If the second overtakes the first at 9:00p.m. what is the speed of each of the two trains? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 496079: You can ride your bike at an average speed of 16mph, how long did it take you to ride 20mph? I really just need a lengend and equation for this problem. Click here to see answer by chessace(471)
 Question 496079: You can ride your bike at an average speed of 16mph, how long did it take you to ride 20mph? I really just need a lengend and equation for this problem. Click here to see answer by NicholaT(2)

 Question 496054: Please help me solve this problem. - Terri and Judy run a lawn mowing business. If Terri can mow a large lawn in 8 hours and Judy can mow the same lawn in 12 hours, how long will it take them together to mow the lawn? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 495748: a truck enters the highway driving 60 mph. a car enters the highway at the same place 12 minutes later and drives 67 mph in the same direction. from the time the car enters the highway, how long will it take the car to pass the truck? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 496091: The speed of a stream is 4mph. If a boat travels 44miles downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 22 miles upstream, what is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 496108: How long would it take to drive 130 miles at70 mph Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496143: Two toy rockets are heading directly for each other. One is traveling at 50 mph and one is traveling at 70 mph. How far apart are these two rockets exactly one minute before they collide? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496145: If your car gets a gas mileage of 53 kilometers per gallon, how many gallons of gas would it take you to travel 3244 km from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA? Represent your answer to the correct number of significant figures. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496130: Two children own two-way radios that have a maximum range of 4 miles. One leaves a certain point at 1:00 P.M., walking due north at a rate of 4 mi/hr. The other leaves the same point at 1:15 P.M., traveling due south at 6 mi/hr. When will they be unable to communicate with one another? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496138: If your traveling 21 mph for 49.25 miles how long will it take to travel 56 miles in hours and minutes Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496118: How do you slove this. Unicycling.In 2005, Ken Looi of New Zealand set a record by covering 235.3 mi in 24 hr on his uniycle. After 8 hr, he was approximately twice as far from the finish line as he was from the start . How far had he traveled ? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496117: A car traveled 348 miles in 9 hours. About how many miles per hour did the car travel on average? Estimate Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496113: At 6 A.M. a snowplow, traveling at a constant speed, begins to clear a highway leading out of town. At 8 A.M. an automobile begins traveling the highway at a speed of 15 mi/hr and reaches the plow 30 minutes later. Find the speed of the snowplow. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496112: a car travels with an average speed of 22m/s What is this speed in km/h? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496051: A boat can travel 15km in 20 mins. At the same rate,how long will it take the boat to cover 75km? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496147: During takeoff, an air plane goes from 0 to 360km/hr in 5 s. A.) What is its acceleration? B.) How fast is it going after 5 s? C.) How far has it traveled by the time it reaches 50m/s? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 495564: I rode my bike a quater mile in one mintues and thirty-five seconds. How could I calculate mph? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 496018: If you travel 200 miles in 3.5 hr, calculate your average speed in miles per hour and m/s. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 496391: Prove that two cars traveling different velocity will travel the same distance. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 496417: Two cars start together and head east, one averaging 42 mph and the other averaging 53 mph. In how many hours will the cars be 82.5 miles apart. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 496452: how far an airplane would fly in 3h if its average speed is 800km/h? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496430: I have this really weird homework question that I need help on. A passenger on a train traveling at 135 km/hr walks towards the back of the train at a rate of 7 km/hr. What is the passenger's rate of travel with respect to the ground? Please help as soon as possible. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496425: suppose you are driving 250 km south and it takes 2.5 hours to get to destenation what is the average velocity? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496648: Jaidee left the airport driving toward the desert three hours before Wilbur. Wilbur drove in the opposite direction going 18 km/h faster than Jaidee for one hour after which time they were 193 km apart. Find Jaidee's speed. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 496696: the withlacoochee state trail is the longest paved bike trail in florida. the bike trail is 46 mi,es long and runs from citrus springs to trilby. carlos and kevin decide to bike the rail from opposite directions. carlos leaves citrus springs at 8:00 am traveling at an average speed of 8 miles per hour. kevin leaves trilby at 10:00 am traveling at an average speed of 7 miles per hur. at what distance, in miles, from citrus springs will the two friends meet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57962)

 Question 496838: An airplane flies from City A in a straight line to City B, which is 120 kilometers north and 200 kilometers west of City A. How far does the plane fly? (Round your answer to the nearest kilometer.) Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 496854: An airplane travels 5005km against the wind in 7 hours and 5635km with the wind in the same amount of time. What is the rate of the plane in still air and what is the rate of the wind? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 496857: If you travel 480 mikes at an averege speed of 40 miles per hour for how many hours were you traveling? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496884: You ride your bike at an average speed of 21 miles per hour for 1& 1/3 hours. How far do you ride? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496940: Two jets leave an airportat noon, one flying north at r mi/h, and the other flying south at twicce that speed. After 3 h, how far apart are these planes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 496998: I am really bad at story problems, and I would love your help. Here is the question... Two cars leave Flint at the same time, traveling in opposite directions. The car that is traveling north is moving 9 miles per hour faster than the car traveling south. If the two cars are 405 miles apart after 3 hours, find the speed of each car. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6812)

 Question 497017: A car travels 250 miles in t hours at a speed of r mph. If the car travels half as fast but three times as long, how far does it travel? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 497034: The variable, y varies directly with x. If y=15 when x equals 20, what is y when x=52? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 497112: Please help me solve this problem below. If only I knew how to set it up then I would understand. If you go on a road trip of 210 miles in the mountains and one half of the trip is downhill, how many miles of the trip are not downhill? Thanks! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57962)

 Question 497120: A van averaged 10 kilometers per liter. How many liters of gasoline did their van use? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 497236: If you drive 50 miles in two and a half hours what is your average speed? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31518)

 Question 497378: A freight train leaves a station and travels north at 55 mph. Four hours later, a passenger train leaves on a parallel track and travels north at 66 mph. How long will it take the passenger train to overtake the freight train? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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