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 Question 572348: If your speed is 3.5 mph, how far will you bike in 1.2 hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(12731)

 Question 571968: A ball is thrown vertically upward with a speed of 100 mph. How long does it take the ball to reach its maximum height? in seconds. What is the ball's maximum height? in meters Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 572026: an auto moves with the speed of 60 mi/h. what's the speed of the auto in m/s Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 572595: how long will it take a bus traveling at 60 miles per hour to overtake a car traveling at 40 mph if the car had a 1.5-hour head start? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 572592: find the distance travelled by a horse running at 20 km/h for 30 minutes Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 572577: at 9:45am Margie threw a ball upwards while standing on a platform 35 ft. above the ground. The height after t seconds follows the equation:h(t)= -0.6t^2+72t+35 a.) What will the maximum height of the ball be? b.)How long will it take the ball to reach its maximum height? I have tried this problem a few times and keep getting 107.36ft. I dont think im doing the set up correctly. Thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 572643: Amanda runs 7 miles in 50 minutes.At the same same rate,how many miles would she run in 75 minutes? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 572639: An airline offers daily flights between Chicago and Denver. The total monthly cost C (in millions of dollars) of these flights is modeled by C=Square root of 0.2x + 1 where x is the number of passengers (in thousands). The total cost of the flights for June is 1.7 million dollars. How many passengers flew in June? (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.) Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 572799: If the angle from 0 degrees to A measures 20 degrees, what does the angle between A and B measure? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 572820: Travis paddles his kayak in the harbor at Morro Bay, California, where the incoming tide has caused a current in the water. From the point where he enters the water, he paddles 2 miles against the current, then turns around and paddles 2 miles back to where he started. His average speed when paddling with the current is 3 miles per hour faster than his speed against the current. If the complete trip (out and back) takes him 1.4 hours, find his average speed when he paddles against the current. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 572880: how long will it take for you to walk 140km with the speed of 21km/hr Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7011)

 Question 573043: Mark started his car at 50 mph and half an hour later, Joe started his from the same place at the same direction. If Joe passes Mark 150 miles away, how fast was Joe driving? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 573097: I drove one mile in 51 seconds. How fast was I going? The speedometer is broken on my car. tennisinfo2002@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 573217: If a person travels 40 meters in 8 seconds, his average speed is. Click here to see answer by mathsmiles(68)

 Question 573154: how fast a person would have to walk to complete 10 miles in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by mathsmiles(68)

 Question 573262: What is the speed of a boat that travels 20 miles in 45 minutes? Please answer in miles per hour. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 573312: what is the height of a building(in meters)if it takes a rock 3.8 seconds to drop from its roof? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 573315: how far(in feet)did a dropped rock fall if it took 2.3 seconds to reach the ground? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 573048: If it takes twice as long for a passenger train to pass a freight train after it first overtakes it as it takes for the two trains to pass when going in opposite directions, determine how many times faster the passenger train is than the freight train. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 573464: A car travels at a speed of 48mph, another car leaves one hour later at a speed of 72mph. How long will it take for the second car to catch up to the first car? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 573483: A mother jogs at the same rate of 4.5 mph and her daughter jogs at the rate of 5 mph. The mother begins her jog and, 15 minutes later, the daughter begins her jog following the same route. How long will it take the daughter to overtake her mother and how far will they have jogged? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 573698: A cyclist rides 600 meters up a hill and 400 meters down the other side. his speed is twice as fast downhill as uphill and the whhole journey takes 4 minutes. how long does it take him to reach the summit? My working out Distance over time= speed so the total journey is 1000 meters and the total time is 4 minutes(240 seconds) Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 573771: how many miles per hour does a car travel if it makes a 40 mile trip in 30 minutes Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 573772: what is the velocity of a bicycle(in meter per second) if it travels 1 kilometer west in 4.1 minutes? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 573925: How long to travel 62 km @ 80 km an hour? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 573991: A car travels at an average speed of 68 miles per hour. How many miles does it travel in 5 hours and 45 minutes Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 573819: sam lives 45 miles due West of where he works. Everyday he drives on the highway at 65 mph. Jim works in the same building, and lives 30 miles due East, but is only able to drive 40 mph. If they both leave at the exact same time, who reaches work first? what is the difference in their travel times (rounded to the nearest hundredth of an hour)? if they do not stop at the building where they work and just kept on driving, after how much time would they pass each other on the road? Round to the nearest THOUSANDTH of an hour. How many miles are they from the office building when they pass one another? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 574138: fred operates a potato-chip delivery route. He drives 800 miles in three days. How far would he travel in 15 days? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 574270: It takes 550 miles to travel from point B to C . Traveling at 50 miles per hour how long would it take to get from point B to point C Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 574263: Two cars are 261 miles apart, they travel towards each other and meet in 3 Hrs. 1 car travels 1 MPH faster than the other. What is average speed of each car? I believe I have this set up correctly but instructor marked it incorrect. D/t=r 261/3=r 87=r of one car R+1=88mph of second car Is there anything I am leaving our? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 574272: Please, need help with this problem. Ted walked for 30 minutes and biked for 60 minutes. He bikes four times faster than he walks. If the total distance travaled is 9 miles, then what was his walking speed in miles per hour Click here to see answer by stanbon(57984)

 Question 574311: If I jog for 15 minutes, how far have I traveled? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)
 Question 574311: If I jog for 15 minutes, how far have I traveled? Click here to see answer by johnny789(1)

 Question 574367: Traveling with the current a certain boat went 12 mph. Against the same current it only went 2mph. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 574377: The distance between 2 cities is 330 miles. Find the unt rate if it takes you 6 hours to make the trip? Click here to see answer by saifoo.khan(162)

 Question 574369: Flying to Moscow with a tailwind a plane averaged 142 km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 76 km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 574461: during the first part of the trip a canoeist travels 40 miles at a certain speed the canoeist travels 20 miles on the seconf part of the trip at a speed 5 mph slower the total time for the trip is 3 hours what was the speed on each part of the trip? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 574601: You ride a motor scooter 8 km for 15 minutes. Your [average] speed is? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)
 Question 574601: You ride a motor scooter 8 km for 15 minutes. Your [average] speed is? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 574614: how many miles per hour would i need to run in order to finish 1 & 1/3 mile distance in 12 minutes Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31538)

 Question 574626: How long will it take a car to travel 10 feet that is going 55mph? 60mph? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9819)

 Question 574655: You are driving a transport truck on a 300 mile trip. You drive at 60 miles per hour for the first 100 miles, then at 65 miles per hour for the last 200 miles. What is your average speed for the entire trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 574623: Elmo rode his bike for 12 miles and then walked for 6 miles. If the total time of his trip is 2 hours and his bike speed is 10 mph faster than his walking speed, find the speed on his bike. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

 Question 574699: a cyclist travels for 10 hours at an average speed of 8 kilometres per hour. Would he travel the same distance in 8 hours at a speed of 10 kilometres per hour?? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15747)

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