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 Question 553938: melissa drives 238 miles in 5 hours. what is her average rate of speed? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 553941: A military tanker left Stapleton Airport at 2:30 pm flying south at 575 mph. An hour and a half later, a bomber left the airport on the same course flying at 800 mph. At what time will the two planes meet for midair refueling? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 554011: The difference between a number consisting of two digits and the number formed by reversing the digits is 45. The sum of three times the tens digit and five times the units is 47. Find the number Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 554006: the earth rotates its axis about 25,000 miles in 24 hours. express this rate in miles per hour. (round to the nearest hundred). Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 554135: If I am driving at 65 miles per hour how many kilometers per hour would I be driving. I was able to find how many yards are in a mile and how many yards are in a kilometer. But I don't know how to use this information determine miles and kilometers. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 554257: For every 3 times jake can run around the block myra can bike five times. If they start together, after how many times around the block will they meet at the starting point? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 554171: Going at 37miles a hr. how far will i get in 8sec. 10sec. 15sec. and 25sec. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 554256: If speed is 8 knots, what distance in nautical miles is traveled? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 554426: how long does it take to walk 3/5 miles Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 554455: for one hour buss pass 62 km how much is the speed ? Click here to see answer by nicy12(8)

 Question 554513: car gets 22 miles per gallon how far do i get using 13 gallons Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554512: The distance of a body falls from rest varies directly as the square of the time. If a body falls 60 m. in 2.5 secs., how far will it fall in 60 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554530: A car travels up a hill at a constant speed of 30mi/hr and returns down the hill at a speed of 60 mi/hr. the road to the top of the hill is 15 miles. Calculate the total time for th whole trip. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554522: Penny's bicycle trip from Colorado Springs to Pikes Peak took 1.5 hours longer than the return trip to Colorado Springs. If she averaged 6 mph on the way to Pikes Peak and 15 mph for the return trip, then how long (in hours) was the ride from Colorado Springs to Pikes Peak? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 554507: if 2 people run 8 miles north and then 5 miles west, what is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a mile, they must travel to return to their start point? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554572: Suppose your friend can row 10 mph downstream and 6mph upstream. What is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554575: if your traveling 25 mph for an hr how many km have you traveled Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554707: A speed boat can travel at a rate of 40 mph. At this rate, what is the distance that the speedboat that the speedboat will travel in 6 minutes Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 554823: a car traveling 62 miles per hour is moving at a speed of about how many kilometers per hour Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 554849: what is the velocity of the airplane traveling(northeast) at 250mph? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 554846: What is the velocity of the car if it travels in this direction(east) and covers 90 miles in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 554846: What is the velocity of the car if it travels in this direction(east) and covers 90 miles in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 554840: what is the velocity of the airplane traveling west at 500mph? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 554859: Hello, I am in Algebra and I really need your help. This is my question: Traveling downstream a certain boat went 11 mph. Traveling upstream it only went 1 mph. Find the current and the speed of the boat if there were no current. The work I tried to do: 11+1= 12mph *60=720 I don't know what i was doing. If you can, please show the work and maybe explain it to me. Thank you for your time and dedication to help me. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554832: What is the velocity of the boat traveling 20mph in an upward direction(north)? How do you calculate this? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554826: two boats leave the same port at the same time, the first boat heads due north at 15 knots and the other due west at 12 knots, after 2 hours, how fast is the distance between the boats increasing? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554935: how far will a freight train travel in 3 hours at an average speed of 48 miles per hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 554965: Joe and Janna leave home at the same time, traveling in opposite directions. Joe drives 45 mph and Janna drives 40 mph. In how many hours will they be 510 miles apart? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(874)

 Question 555013: two person walks opposite direction at two miles apart...one person walks 2x as fast as the other...at what point they will meet? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 555001: A plane makes the trip from Acton to Banville at 800 km/h. The return, at 1000 km/h, takes 1/2 hour less than the initial flight. Find the distance between the towns. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 555093: if a car goes at the speed of 40km/hr than how much time it will take to cover the distance of 7 km Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 555103: If a c02 car went 50 feet in 1.8 seconds what is it's speed in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 555115: how many minutes will it take to drive 18 miles traveling at 60 mph? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 555113: 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 555072: If John can travel 130 miles in 2 hours, how far can he travel in 5 hours if he travels the same rate of speed Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 555059: A plane can travel 350 km/h in still air. With the wind it flew 1000 km. In the same amount of time it could travel 750 km against the wind. Find the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 555207: As part of a training program for the Boston Marathon, a runner wants to build endurance by running at a rate of 9 mph for 40 min. How far will the runner travel in that time period? (Enter your answer to three decimal places.) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 555236: rowena rides 4 miles across town.How many feet does she ride? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 555252: How many hours would it take to travel 700 kilometers if you are driving at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 555102: With a strong wind at its back, a ship can make a 425 mile journey in 90 minutes less than it can without the breeze. If its average speed is increased by 15 mph with the aid of the wind, about how long did the joutney take with the breeze? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)