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 Question 526844: The top speed of a cruise ship is 22 mph. At this rate what distance does it travel in 15 hours? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 526926: what is the speed if a car traveled 400km in 5hr Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 526730: A man rows a boat 825 feet upstream against a constant current in 15 minutes. He then rows 390 feet downstream (with the same current) in 6 minutes. (a) Find the speed of the current. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.) _______ ft/min (b) Find the equivalent rate at which boat can row in still water. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.) ______ ft/min Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 526997: Calculate the average speed (in km/h) of a car that drives 280 kilometers in 4 hours. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 526960: A plane averaged 500 mph on a trip heading north but only 350 mph on the return trip. the total flight time for the round trip was 8.5 hours. what is the distance of a one-way trip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 527117: if one car leaves as 11:45 and travels at 30 miles per hour and anothere car leaves at 12:00 and travels at 45 miles per hour what time will they meet Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 527382: this is a question my brother asked me which I can not figure out. If your going 90 km/ph, and you have to travel a distance of 230 km to get to your destanation, how long will it take to get there? thanks for reading and please try and figure it out :) Click here to see answer by sextoned(4)

 Question 527361: A car uses 12 L of gasoline in traveling 150km. At that rate, how many liters of gasoline will be used in a trip of 400km? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 527415: A train is moving at 90km/hr.How far will it go in 20 min? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)
 Question 527415: A train is moving at 90km/hr.How far will it go in 20 min? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 527439: John flies from Atlant,Georgia to San Francisco,California.It takes 5.6 hours to travel 2100 miles against the head wind.At the same time, Debby flies from San Francisco to Atlanta.Her plane travels with the same average airspeed,but with a tail wind,and her flight takes only 4.8 hours.Write a system of equations that relates time,airspeed, and wind speed to distance for each traveler.solve the system to find the airspeed Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 527475: Hey hey hey, take a gdaner at what' you've done Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 527497: Austin used 8.5 gallons of gasoline to travel 170 miles. At this rate, how many gallons of gasoline are needed to travel 250 miles? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 527551: how long will it take to drive 585 miles at a rate of 65 mile per hour. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 527590: the distance (d) a car travels 90km/h is directly proportional to the time (t) traveled. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 527605: Two trains leave stations 392 miles apart at the same time and travel toward each other. One train travels at 75 miles per hour while the other travels at 65 miles per hour. How long will it take for the two trains to meet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 527615: A truck enters a highway driving 60 mph. A car enters the highway at the same place 12 minutes later and drives 66 mph in the same direction. From the time the car enters the highway, how long will it take the car to pass the truck? I'm stuck. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 527778: what is the average speed of a car that traveled 500 kilometer in 10 hours Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 527727: This question has to do with train speeds. Question: Train A leaves a station traveling at 20 mph. Eight hours later, Train B leaves the same station traveling in the same direction at 30 mph. How long does it take for Train B to catch up to Train A? I have tried the Distance = Rate x Time equation, but not sure how to set up the problem to solve it. Rate: Train A = 20 mph; Train B = 30 mph. That's as far as I get. Please help. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 527804: a plane flies 500 miles with the wind and 300 miles against the wind in the same length of time if the speed of the wind is 28mph, what is the speed of the plane in still air Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 527898: if you are driving 80 mph how long will it take you to go 50 miles Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 527875: amglea made a trip by bus in 16hours and the return trip by car in 20 hours. the bus traveled 10 times faster than the car. How far was the trip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 528000: You drive a car 9 h at 45 km/h, then 9 h at 69 km/h. What is your average velocity? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 527986: Two drivers, starting at the same place, begin driving in the opposite directions at the same time. One heads east at 65 kilometers per hour and the other heads west at 85 kilometers per hour. In how many minutes will they be 375 kilometers apart? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 528128: Jason La Rue can shampoo the carpet on the main floor of the Sheraton Hotel in 3 hours. Tom Lockheart can shampoo the same carpet in 6 hours. If they work together, how long will it take them to shampoo the carpet? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 528170: A man rode a bicycle for 12 miles and then hiked and additional 8 miles. The total time for the trip was 5 hours. If his rate when riding a bicycle was 10 miles per hour faster than his rate walking, what was each rate? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 528198: if you drive your car at a constant speed of 48mph how much time will it take you to drive 600 miles Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 528303: A car travels at an average speed of 48 miles per hour. How many miles does it travel in 5 hours and 15 minutes? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 528302: Car A is traveling at 65 MPH and car B is traveling at 120 MPH. Car B passes car A. It takes car A 5 minutes and 4 seconds to catch up to car B after car B passed car A. At what speed (MPH) does car A has to go to catch up to car B. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6513)

 Question 528400: a bus going 50 km/h travels nonstop from the northern end of town to the southern end of town in 15 minutes. how far does the bus travel? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 528473: How do you write an algebraic equation for a car that travels 60 miles, gets 20 mpg and gas costs \$2.50 per gallon? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 528462: Please help me solve this problem: A boat travels 60 km upstream (against the current) in 5 hours. The boat travels the same distance downstream in 3 hours. What is the rate of the boat in still water? What is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 528512: Two people are on opposite ends of a building they are 4780.4 feet apart walking towards each other, one walks at 1.5 feet per second and the other walks at 2.2 feet per second. how long will it take before they meet? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 528531: An animal runs with velocity 50 km/h for 6 minutes, 12 km/h for the next 3 minutes, and 40 km/h for another 5 minutes. Compute the total distance traveled. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 527989: I have \$3,250 in an account that I wont touch for 6 years. Durinng that time I get 6% interest every month. How much money will I have in 6 years? Thanks for reading and hopefully answerinng my question :) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 528593: Martha can rake the leaves in her yard in 3 hours. Her younger brother can do the job in 5 hours. How long will it take them to the job if they work together? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 528206: A fighter plane and a helicopter set off from airbase A at the same time. The helicopter travels on a bearing of 152 degrees and the fight plane travels on a bearing of 242 degrees at three times the speed. They arrive at bases B and C respectively after 2 hours. If B and C are 1200 km apart, find the average speed of the helicopter ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 528679: In a 60 mile trip, the first 30 miles took 40 minutes. The average speed of the entire trip was 54 mph. What is the speed in miles per hour of the last 30 miles? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 528650: how far dose a car go a minute if it going 20 kilometers an hour Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 528734: A ball is thrown directly upward from ground level with an initial speed of 80ft/s. How high will it go? When will it return to the ground? Click here to see answer by mathstutor494(95)

 Question 528583: a car traveled 1520 miles at a certain speed. if the speed had been 19 mph faster, the trip could have been made in 4 hr less time. find the speed Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 528950: how long does it take a bus traveling 40 mph to travel 130 miles Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 529443: calculate the average speed if a car travels 358 km in 6 hours and 30 minutes, how would i work it out? Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

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