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 Question 534432: Steve is traveling 200 miles to L.A. and it takes him 4 hrs. then, his car has problem it takes him 5 hrs to get back. His average speed is 10mph less coming back. how fast did it take steve to go to L.A.? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)
 Question 534432: Steve is traveling 200 miles to L.A. and it takes him 4 hrs. then, his car has problem it takes him 5 hrs to get back. His average speed is 10mph less coming back. how fast did it take steve to go to L.A.? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 534623: THE LAKE IS 60 MILES AWAY AND YOUR DRIVING 40 MILES HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET THERE Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 534612: A car travels 272 miles in 4 hours and 15 minutes. How many miles does it travel per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 534796: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 1.3 units long. The longer leg is 0.7 units longer than the shorter leg. Find the lengths of the legs of the triangle. All I am able to figure out is the formula to use is a^2 + b^2 = c^2. Please help. I am lost from here. Thank you in advance! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)
 Question 534796: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 1.3 units long. The longer leg is 0.7 units longer than the shorter leg. Find the lengths of the legs of the triangle. All I am able to figure out is the formula to use is a^2 + b^2 = c^2. Please help. I am lost from here. Thank you in advance! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 534915: John worked 2 & 2/3 hours on his garden and then worked for 4 & 1/2 hours on his basement. How many total hours did John Work? Mark_Matheny@hotmail.com Click here to see answer by Iluvidina(15)

 Question 534944: two trains start in the same place traveling in opposite directions. one train travels 12 mph faster than the other. find the rate of each train if they are 780 miles apart after 6 hours. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 534938: A truck traveled the first 90 miles of a trip at one speed and the last 80 miles at an average speed of 5 miles per hour less. The entire trip took 4 hours. What was the average speed for the first part of the trip? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 535008: I'm going to drive 100 miles at a constant speed of x mph. At x mph, I use up gas at a rate of 100+x^2 galloons per hour. How much gas do I use? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 535084: Lisa traveled to her cabin on the lake and back. the trip there took five hours and the trip back took 6 hours. she averaged 45 km/h on the return trip. what was her speed for the trip there? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)
 Question 535084: Lisa traveled to her cabin on the lake and back. the trip there took five hours and the trip back took 6 hours. she averaged 45 km/h on the return trip. what was her speed for the trip there? Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 535120: Two cyclists start at the same point and travel in opposite directions. One cyclist travels 9mi/h slower than the other. If the two cyclists are 75mi apart after 3 hours, what is the rate of each cyclist? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 534921: How long does it take to travel 12 miles traveling at 10 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 535173: Sina has an appointment at 11:15, 40 km from her home. She averaged 60km/h for the trip and arrived 15 minutes late for the appointment. At what time did she leave her home? Click here to see answer by Iluvidina(15)

 Question 535312: Sina has an appointment at 11:15 40 km from her home. She averaged 60km/h for the trip and arrived 15 minutes late for the appointment. How long will it take to be on time if she left at 10:40? What is the average speed if she left at 10:40? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 535332: if i travel 45 miles in 60 minutes , how fast am i going? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 535392: Two wagons travel towards each other leaving at the same time from cities located 48 miles apart. One wagon travels at the average speed of 12 miles per hour faster than the other wagon. What are the average speeds of the wagons if they pass each other in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 535236: A car traveled 462 km in 7 h. for the last 3 h of the trip its average speed was 20 km/h less than twice its average speed for the first 4 h. find the two speeds at which the car traveled. (using uniform motion) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 535468: Use the substitution method to solve the system of equations below. x-2y=-3 3x-6y=-12 Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 535570: A man travels 370 KM partly by train and partly by car. If he covers 250 KM by train and the rest by car. it takes him 4 Hours. But if he travels 130 KM by train and rest by car. he taken 18 minut longer. Find the speed of the train and that of the car. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 535748: Two trains leave the station at the same time, one heading west and the other east. The westbound train travels at 55 miles per hour. The eastbound train travels at 75 miles per hour. How long will it take for the two trains to be 182 miles apart? Do not do any rounding. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 535638: If one has already has already driven one mile at 30 mph, how fast must one drive the second mile so that the average speed for the trip equals 60 mph Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 535781: while driving at 75km/h, how far can you travel in 1.25h? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 535778: how would you solve, "Ryan left the science museum and drove south. Gabriella left three hours later driving 42 km/h faster in an effort to catch up to him. After two hours Gabriella finally caught up. Find Ryan's average speed" Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 535914: If Kyle drove the first 40 miles and I droved the last leg of the drive. Taking the same route home Kyle drove the first leg and I drove the last 50 miles. Who drove the most and by how much? I have tried putting this into a trigonometry distance formula as well as an algerbraic formula (40x=50x) then dividing them both by 50 which will become: x=40x/50, I configured it to x=.8x. I am lost on where to go from there if I am even on the correct track. Thank you for your time and help. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 535930: From a point on a straight road, John and Victoria ride bicycles in opposite directions. John rides 7 miles per hour and Victoria rides 13 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 60 miles apart? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 535950: A car travels 56 miles on 4 gallons of gasoline. what is the mpg Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 535963: Which is the best estimate for 3 1/3+6 3/4 Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 535966: How long will it take to fill a reservoir with intake pipes A and B.If the reservoir can be filled by A alone in 5 days and B alone in 3 days? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)
 Question 535966: How long will it take to fill a reservoir with intake pipes A and B.If the reservoir can be filled by A alone in 5 days and B alone in 3 days? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 535921: A plance travels 2100 km with the wind. The return trip against the wind is 1 h longer. If the rate of the plane in still air is 325 km/h, find the rate of the wind. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 535972: Driving to Boston at 48 miles per hour returning at 40 miles per hour takes Jim 11 hours. How far from Boston does he live? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 535954: Cara walked 1 km west. The she walked twice as far going East. She continued east for another 4 km, stopping 2 km east of Alberta's home. When cara started waling, how far and in which direction was she from Alberta's home? Explain. Click here to see answer by KMST(1868)

 Question 536064: It takes ninety minutes to get to from point A to point B. It also takes ninety minutes to get from point B to point C. But it takes a hour and a half to get to point C to point A....why????? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 536115: If I walk 2 meters per second,how many seconds will it take for me to walk 200 meters? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 536109: two small planes fly past each other headed in exactly opposite directions. one is flying 140 mph and the other is flying 110 mph. in how many hours will the planes be exactly 400 miles apart? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 536122: if it takes me 8hrs to travel 30km/h how long would it take to travel 10km/h Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 536125: a motorboat traveled for 2 hours with an 8km/hr current. The return trip against the same current took 3 hours. Find the speed of the motorboat in still air. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536186: A freight train, traveling at an average rate of 30 mi/h, leaves san francisco for Los Angeles. 5 hours later, a passenger train, traveling at an average rate of 55 mi/hr, leaves San Francisco for Los Angeles. How far are the trains from San Francisco when the passenger train passes the freight train? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 536239: A train is traveling at 22 m/s when it passes your town. Where will the train be 30 minutes later? Imagine that the train was 300 meters south of the your town when it was first observed. (We will assume that south is a negative direction). What is the trains POSITION at 50 seconds? How FAR did it travel in total though? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536227: Ann is driving down a street at 55km/h. Suddenly a child runs into the street. If it takes Ann 0.75 s to react and apply the breaks, how many meters will she have moved before she begins to slow down? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536238: A train is traveling at 22 m/s when it passes your town. Where will the train be 30 minutes later? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 536251: "A train travels 20 feet in 1/5 second. At this same speed, how many feet will it travel in three seconds?" (Thank you for this service :) Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 536265: Imagine that the train was 300 meters south of the your town when it was first observed. (We will assume that south is a negative direction). What is the trains POSITION at 50 seconds? How FAR did it travel in total though?''. Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

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