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 Question 552278: Jim rides his bike for 20 minutes and travels 3 miles. Find his speed. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 552388: A biker travels down hill at 12 mph, on level at 8 mph and uphill at only 6 mph. The biker takes four hours to travel from town A to town B. The return trip takes four hours and thirty minutes. Find the distance between the towns. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 552481: at 7:00am, two joggers start from opposite end of an 8 mile course. one jogger is running at a rate of 4mph, and the other is running at a rate og 6mph. at what time will the joggers meet? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 552481: at 7:00am, two joggers start from opposite end of an 8 mile course. one jogger is running at a rate of 4mph, and the other is running at a rate og 6mph. at what time will the joggers meet? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9675)

 Question 552504: how far would a car go in 8 hours if it runs 4.5 km/hr.? Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 552555: a man completes a trip of 136 km in 8 hours some part of the trip was covered at 15 km/hr & remaining at 18 km/hr find the part of the trip covered at 18 km/hr. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 552595: if you were to ride a bike at 5mph and you had to ride 45 miles, how long would it take you? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 552626: Plane travels 1,176 miles to Miami and back. Going there took 14 hours. The trip back took 28 hours. What was the planes airspeed and the windspeed? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9675)

 Question 552720: When she drives to work, Louise travels 10 miles in about 15 minutes. Kareem travels 23 miles in about 30 minutes. Who has the faster average speed. How did you get that? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 552719: Last year, Conner paid 15% of his earnings in federal taxes. He paid \$3000. Jose also paid 15% of his earnings in federal taxes, but he paid \$3600. How much more did Jose earn than Conner? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 552819: you travel 3 hours at 80 miles an hour. how far do you go? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 552937: two bicycles cost \$ 3250.How much does one bicycle cost. Click here to see answer by rajgahir(2)
 Question 552937: two bicycles cost \$ 3250.How much does one bicycle cost. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553094: A car travels 210 miles in 4.5 hours. What is the speed of the car Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 553281: (I have tried the box method, inputting all this data into an equation, and it boils down to me thinking that there is no solution!) Riva's father drives to work each morning at an average rate of 50 mi/h. Coming home the traffic is heavier, and he averages only 40 mi/h. His place of work is 20 miles from where Riva's family lives. What is the father's average rate of speed for the daily round trip? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 553300: Hello! I need help on this word problem that I don't really understand. A car leaves Oakland and travels South at 60mph. At the same time another car leaves and travels North at 30mph. Write and solve a system of linear equations that can be used to determine when cars are 150 miles apart. I don't know how to do this problem so if you can, may you please show me the steps so i can actually know how to do it myself too? Thank You!!! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 553302: Two planes left an airport at noon. One flew east at a certain speed and the other flew west at twice the speed. The planes were 2700 mi apart in 3 h. How fast was each plane flying? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 553311: A plane left an airport and flew with the wind for 4 hours, covering 2000 miles. It then returned over the same route to the airport against the same wind in 5 hours. Find the rate of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by prateekagrawal(56)

 Question 553313: A plane left an airport and flew with the wind for 4 hours, covering 2000 miles. It then returned over the same route to the airport against the same wind in 5 hours. Find the rate of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 553313: A plane left an airport and flew with the wind for 4 hours, covering 2000 miles. It then returned over the same route to the airport against the same wind in 5 hours. Find the rate of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553320: a train travels 120 seconds at a speed of 50 m/s.How far did it go? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 553319: jake rode his bike for 5 miles. he drove back at a speed 10 times as fast. the whole trip was 2 hours. How fast was he traveling? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 553295: Hello, I need help on a word problem. I worked on it, but I am not sure it is correct, please help me. The answer I got was 780 miles. A bus leaves San Fransisco traveling North at 60mph. One hour later, a car leaves from the same location on the same route at 65mph. How far from San Fransisco will the car overtake the bus? Thank You! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 553342: a boat travels 40 miles in two hours,speeds up to travel the next 80 miles in three hours then slows down to travel the last 40 miles in three hours.What is the average speed of the boat for the entire trip? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 553329: If truck 'A' is traveling 56 miles per hour and car "B' passes the truck at 80 miles per hour, how fast is car 'C' traveling to overtake car 'B'in 1 minute? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553323: If truck 'A' is traveling 56 miles per hour and car "B' passes the truck how fast is car 'C' traveling to overtake car 'B'? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553333: A space probe leaves Earth at the rate of 3 km/s. After 100 days, a radio signal is sent to the probe. Radio signals travel at the speed of light, about km/s. About how long does the signal take to reach the probe? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553429: Hello tutor, i need help with this problem: (may you please show some steps?) Two trains leave Sacramemto at the same time. One travel East at 40mph. The other traveled West at 60mph.Write amd solve a system of linear equations that can be used to determine when the trains are 280 miles apart. Thank You!!!! Click here to see answer by Theo(3463)

 Question 553463: a passenger plane flew to istanbul and back. on the trip there it flew 280 km/h and on the return trip it went 168 km/h. how long did the trip there take if the return trip took ten hours? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 553463: a passenger plane flew to istanbul and back. on the trip there it flew 280 km/h and on the return trip it went 168 km/h. how long did the trip there take if the return trip took ten hours? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553471: What speed is a car traveling if it goes 240 miles in 4 hours? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553491: a bicyclist make the trip between two towns in 5.25 hours. A car with an average speed 30 miles faster than the bicycle, makes the same trip in 1.5 hours. How fast is the car going? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9675)

 Question 553486: A boat makes a 120-mile trip downstream in 3 hours but makes the return trip in 4 hours. What is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9675)

 Question 553480: if a person rides a bike covering 7 1/2 mile an a hour how many will that person cover in miles within 4.5 hours Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9675)

 Question 553372: Hello, I need help on this problem, if you don't mind may you please show most of the steps? Thanks! Two trains leave Sacramemto at the same time. One travel East at 40mph. The other traveled West at 60mph.Write amd solve a system of linear equations that can be used to determine when the trains are 280 miles apart. Thank You!!! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 553512: 2. You run 2 kilometers at 10 km/hr and then walk another 2 kilometers at 5 km/hr. What is your average speed for the whole 4-km trip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553446: Repeat question with more clarity If truck A is traveling South at 56 mph, and car B passes at 80 mph in the same direction, how fast is Car C traveling North on the same HWY in the opposite direction traveling to meet Truck A and car B in less than 1 minute? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553584: Hello! I have a word problem and I have no idea how to solve it, if you could solve it and show me the steps: A rock is thrown from a top of the tall building. The distance,in feet, between the rock and the ground t seconds after it is thrown is given by d= -16t^2-4t+412. How long after the rock is thrown is it 400 feet from the ground? (answer should be in decimal form) Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 553698: A cargo plane heading east at 240 kph leaves Honolulu airport at 9:30 AM. A passenger plane leaving the same airport at 12:00 noon flies in the same direction. How fast must the passenger plane fly to catch up with the cargo plane by 3:00 PM. How far from the airport will they be? Click here to see answer by Theo(3463)

 Question 553700: Two minibikes simultaneously left at the same time from certain country club and headed in opposite directions. At the end of an hour and 40 minutes they were 100 km apart. If one of the bikes traveled 5 kph faster that the other, find the speed of each bike? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 553716: hi i need help in solvinf this worded question which has confused me in what i should do. I need help on the following question: a car travels x km at 50 km/h and y km at 60 km/h. The total time taken is 5 hours. if the average speed for the journey is 56km/h, what are x and y? i have already found the total distance of the journey which is 280km. how do i find x and y. thanks Click here to see answer by Theo(3463)

 Question 553773: I walked 46 minutes on the treadmill. I walked 32 minutes at 2.7 km speed and 14 minutes at 3.0 km speed. How far did I walk? My steps were about 12" per step. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553798: If its 3:23pm , What time will it be in one hour and 45 minutes ? Click here to see answer by krilly233(35)

 Question 553858: Bob finished a 1/2-mile hike. One mile equals 5,280 feet. What is the approximate distance that he walked? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553934: Joe drove at the speed of 45 miles per hour for a certain distance. He then drove at the speed of 55 miles per hour for the same distance. What is the average speed for the whole trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

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