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 Question 521328: two trains left Mooseport at the same time. one traveled north at 83 mph . the other traveled south at 67 mph . after how many hours were two trains 600 miles apart Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 521393: How far would a car going at 65km/h travel in 6 hours ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 521399: If a car travels at 150km in 1.5 hours what is the average speed? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 521407: A train travels 250 km at the speed of 60 km/hr and arrives ten minutes late later than schedule. At what speed (in km/hr) should it travel to arrive exactly on time ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 521406: Tahir travels from A to B at a speed of 40 mph, and returns along the same route a speed of 80 mph. what is his average speed for the round trip (in mph)? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 521501: A cyclist leaves Toronto at 10am riding West. At noon, a car starts along the same road, driving 3 times as fast as the bike. When will the car catch up with the bike? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 521549: Marcella leaves home at 9:00 am and drives to school,arriving at 9:45 am. If the distance between home and school is 27 mi,what is marcella's average rate of speed? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 521556: Palmer's average running speed is 3 km/h faster than his walking speed. If Palmer can run around a 30-kilometer course in 2 h,how many hours would it take for Palmer to walk the same course. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 521595: Two trains made the same 350-mile run. Since one train traveled 15 mph faster than the other, it arrived 3 hours earlier. Find the speed of each train. This is how I set it up, but I'm lost after that 350/x +3= 350/x-15 Click here to see answer by umnikmo(75)

 Question 521730: A truck traveling at 60 mph how long will the driver have to driveif he travels 45 miles. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 521731: amy drove 200 miles at an average speed 10 miles per hour faster than her usual speed. if she completed the trip in 1 hour less time than usual, what is her usual driving speed in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 521731: amy drove 200 miles at an average speed 10 miles per hour faster than her usual speed. if she completed the trip in 1 hour less time than usual, what is her usual driving speed in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by mamiya(56)

 Question 521792: if 40 laps is 2. kilometers then how much is 1 lap Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 521861: An elf steals a sleeping dragon's gold treasure and runs off at 16 mph. 3 hours after the theft, the dragon wakes up and sets off after the elf at 20 mph. How long will it take the dragon to capture his lunch? Dragon dines on firey roasted elf in ________ hours. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 521688: Two trains are 5000 feet apart, heading toward each other, but on separate parallel straight tracks, Train A is traveling at 45 miles per hour and Train B is traveling at 24 miles per hour. Change 45 miles per hour and 24 miles per hour into feet per second. About how far will each train travel before they meet? Round your answers to the nearest hundredth. In how many seconds will the trains meet? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 521822: a train travels on a section at a speed of 48 mph. to the nearest tenth what is the trains speed in feet per min Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 521989: Ellen and Kate leave for the library at 3:00pm along the same path. Ellen rides at 12 miles per hour, Kate at 9 miles per hour. Ellen got to library 15 mins before Kate. What time did Ellen get to the library? Click here to see answer by vani(1)

 Question 522048: If a plane is flying at 320km/h, how long would it take to travel 100km? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 522085: D = L (m/r + u2/25) make u the subject of formular Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 522125: If you bike 3 miles and then bike 1,000 yards back toward your starting point, how many yards are you from your starting point? Click here to see answer by umnikmo(75)

 Question 522082: A motorist travels for 3 km/h and after 90 km at y km/h - it takes 2 1/2 h for the journey. If the speed are interchange the journey takes 2 1/6 hrs. Find the value of x and y Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 522140: I am having problems setting this up. Please help me. An airplane travels at a specific air speed between two cities. On a certain day the airplane takes two hours to make the trip with the help of a 10 mph tailwind. Returning home later in the day, the trip takes five hours with a 30 mph headwind. Find the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 522123: Two cyclist are traveling the same distance at the speeds of 10 km/hr and 15 km/hr If one cyclist takes 40 minutes more to cover the distance, the what distance (in Km) are they traveling ? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 522211: a dog pen measures 7 1/4 yards by 6 2/5 yards. what is the area of the pen Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 522215: A car travels at an average speed of 48 miles per hour. How long does it take to travel 180 miles? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 522242: A car drives at an average speed of 80 km/h. How long will it take for the car to travel 120 km? Click here to see answer by ronalee(3)

 Question 522201: If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours and Jim can paint the same house in 6 hours, then how long will it take for both of them to paint that house together? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 522219: Hi, this has me stumped: Two drivers 240 miles apart start toward each other at 2pm. The faster one averages 50 mph and the slower one averages 35mph. The faster one stops for 2 hours along the way before they pass each other. Write the equation to determine how long it will take them before they pass each other. I cant sort out how to express the 2 hours of not traveling... this is what I have so far: 240-35t= 50*(4.8-2.0) Above, I'm not sure if I should be subtracting 2 or adding 2 or if that equation is even right :/ Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 522283: Rene is going to the lake to visit some friends. If the lake is 60 miles away, and Rene is driving at 40 miles per hour the entire time, how long will it take her to get to the lake? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 522320: two cars (car 1 and car 2) are driving down the highway. Car 1 is moving at 60 miles per hour. Car 2 is driving at 70 miles per hour . Car 1 is starting 40 miles ahead of car 2 .How long will it take car 2 to catch up to car 1. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 522378: If it takes 50 minutes to cut 2/3 of the lawn, how long will it take to mow the entire lawn? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)
 Question 522378: If it takes 50 minutes to cut 2/3 of the lawn, how long will it take to mow the entire lawn? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 522336: If katrina hikes 5 miles north, 7 miles east, and then 3 miles north again. To the nearest tenth of a mile, how far, in a straight line, is katrina from her starting point? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 522374: A train traveling at 30mph leaves for a certain town.Two hours later a bus traveling 40mph leaves for the same town and arrives at the same time as the train.If both the train and the bus traveled in a straight line, how far is the town from where they started Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 522407: john runs track 15 to 25 minutes each school day.what is the range of time (in hours) that he runs in one week Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 522407: john runs track 15 to 25 minutes each school day.what is the range of time (in hours) that he runs in one week Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 522421: Please help I am stuck question is : A motorcycle travels 196 miles in the same amount of time that a car travels 161 miles. The rate of the motorcycle is 10 miles per hour faster than the rate of the car. Find the rate of the car. I know to use r=d/t for the motorcycle it would be r+10=196/t for the car r=161/t but I'm confused how to put them together to make the equation. I'm thankful for any help. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 522421: Please help I am stuck question is : A motorcycle travels 196 miles in the same amount of time that a car travels 161 miles. The rate of the motorcycle is 10 miles per hour faster than the rate of the car. Find the rate of the car. I know to use r=d/t for the motorcycle it would be r+10=196/t for the car r=161/t but I'm confused how to put them together to make the equation. I'm thankful for any help. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 522427: A cheetah spots a gazelle 132 meters away. The cheetah starts towards the gazelle at a speed of 18 meters per second. At the same instant, the gazelle starts moving away from the gazelle at 11 meters per second. How long will it take the cheetah to get dinner? Could you please solve this and show me the equation you used to solve it. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 522427: A cheetah spots a gazelle 132 meters away. The cheetah starts towards the gazelle at a speed of 18 meters per second. At the same instant, the gazelle starts moving away from the gazelle at 11 meters per second. How long will it take the cheetah to get dinner? Could you please solve this and show me the equation you used to solve it. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 522432: i need to find the most simplest way and easiest way to do problems like this because i have a test tomm. and i been studding this type of problems for two weeks and i still don't have it right Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 522520: A car leaves New Orleans on the westbound road traveling 60mph. Thirty minutes later, another car leaves heading down the same road traveling 80mph. How far from New Orleans will the second car to pads up the first one? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 522449: Your friend is traveling 3mph faster than you. Together you travel 11 miles in 1 hour. How many miles did each of you travel in that hour? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 522533: Jenna is twice as far from the finish line as she is from the start of a 10 km race. how far has she ran? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

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