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 Question 574704: A race car driver finished a 500 mile race in hours 6 mintues 27 seconds what is the miles per hour round to the nearest tenth Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 574760: if a train travels at an average speed of 85 km per hour, how many hours will it take to travel 340 km? Click here to see answer by ikdeep(226)

 Question 574714: at 3:25 pm 2 trains left the station. one traveled west at a constant speed of 88 mph the other traveled east at a constant speed of 66 mph. If they are now 111 miles apart what time is is now? write and solve an equation (or system of equations) to answer this question. Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 574816: A boat can travel at a speed of 12km / h in still water. If it takes three hours to go 15km upstream and back, find the speed of the current. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 574962: Suppose you combine ingots of 25% copper alloy and 50% copper alloy to create 40 kg of 45% copper alloy. How many kilograms of each do you need? Select one: a. 80 kg 25% alloy; 40 kg 25% alloy b. 32 kg 50% alloy; 8 kg 25% alloy c. 0 kg 25% alloy; 40 kg 50% alloy d. 25 kg 50% alloy; 15 kg 25% alloy I need help can't get the answer! Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 574983: a store mixes kenyan coffee worth \$11 per kilogram and turkish coffee worth \$15 per kilogram. The mixture is to sell for \$14 per kilogram. Find how much of each should be used to make a 276 kilogram mixture. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 575051: George is driving at a speed of 60 miles per hour. At this rate, how many feet per second is e traveling? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 575063: I rowed 20 km up a river that had a steady current in 5 hours and returned downstream in 2.5 hours. How fast would I have rowed the boat in still water, and what is the speed of the current? Let x be the speed of the boat in still water and y the speed of the current (km/h). The speed of the boat going upstream is (x –y) km/h and the speed of the boat going downstream is (x+y) km/h,. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 575097: Two trains approach one another along (straight) parallel tracks. They start out at the same time from stations 90 km apart. One train travels at 100 km per hour, the second train at 80 km per hour. How far has the faster train gone when they pass each other? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 575114: A car is travelling at a speed of 66km/hr find the distance travelled in 10 min and find the revolution of wheels of car travelled in 10 minutes Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 575240: What is the speed of an object if the object goes 420 feet in 6 seconds. Working with my child to understand the work steps needed. Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 575446: Please help me solve this word problem. I know the basic formula is rt=d but i don't know how to apply the words to the formula to solve. Joe flew 300 miles with the wind in two hours. After flying against the wind for two hours, he made 270 miles of the return trip. Find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 575446: Please help me solve this word problem. I know the basic formula is rt=d but i don't know how to apply the words to the formula to solve. Joe flew 300 miles with the wind in two hours. After flying against the wind for two hours, he made 270 miles of the return trip. Find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)
 Question 575446: Please help me solve this word problem. I know the basic formula is rt=d but i don't know how to apply the words to the formula to solve. Joe flew 300 miles with the wind in two hours. After flying against the wind for two hours, he made 270 miles of the return trip. Find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 575458: Car A passes point O heading east at a constant rate of 40 mph; Car B passes the same point one hour later heading north at a constant rate of 60 mph. Express the distance between the cars as a function of time t, where t is measured starting when car B passes point O. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 575504: write the equation in slope intercept form (solved for y), when possible. Through (6,-7) parallel to the y-axis Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)
 Question 575504: write the equation in slope intercept form (solved for y), when possible. Through (6,-7) parallel to the y-axis Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 575190: A diesel train left the station and travled toward the outer-most station at an average speed of 30 km/h. A cattle train left some time later traveling in the opposite direction with an average speed of 70 km/h. After the trains had traveled for 17 hours they were 790 km apart. How long did the cattle train teavel? The answer is 4 hours, but I'm not sure how to solve it. Any help is greatly appreciated! Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 575237: one travel 55 mph and the other travel 45 mph in opposite directions. How long will it take them to travel a total distance of 240 miles? Click here to see answer by chana(69)
 Question 575237: one travel 55 mph and the other travel 45 mph in opposite directions. How long will it take them to travel a total distance of 240 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 575795: A motorboat travels 500mi in 5 hours going upstream and 1170mi in 9 hours going downstream. What is the rate of the boat in still water an what is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 575843: The distance a car travels at a constant speed varies directly as the time the car spends traveling. If a car traveled 105 miles in 3 hours, how far could the car travel in 7 hours? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 575874: marie leaves edcc in her truck south on 99.Andy leaves edcc 1 hour latter driving 60 mpg ,tring to catch up with Marie.Marie is driving 45 mphand andy is driving 60mph. How long does it takeandy to catch up with Marie Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 575881: What is the distace traveled by a bird that has been flying for 7 hours and has an average speed of 9 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 575892: Please help me on this: A racing snail quickly slows down before crashing into a pedestrian along the race course it was moving at a rate of 100cm/min and dropped it's speed down to 40cm/min in only 3 seconds. What was it deceleration rate? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 575904: If a person jogs at a speed of 4miles per hour. The person will jog at least 30 mintes if it's raining and no more than 60 minutes if it's sunny. How far does the person go? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28555)
 Question 575904: If a person jogs at a speed of 4miles per hour. The person will jog at least 30 mintes if it's raining and no more than 60 minutes if it's sunny. How far does the person go? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9669)

 Question 575836: after driving 100km 2/7 of the trip is completed how long is the total trip Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28555)

 Question 575958: About how long will it take for sam to travel 5 km at a speed of 4 m/s? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 575982: If a bus travels 18 miles in 30 minutes, how far will it travel in 10 Minutes? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 575977: a bus travels 1800m from your school to the first stop.the entire trip takes 2 minutes what is the average speed of the bus in meters per second? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 576080: For her workout, Sarah walks north at the rate of 2 mph and returns at the rate of 4 mph. How many miles does she walk if the round trip takes 3.5 hours? (Enter your answer as a decimal rounded to the nearest tenth of a mile.) Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 576149: Without any wind an airplane flies at 200 miles per hour. It travels 800 miles into the wind and then returns with the wind in a total time of 8 hours and 20 minutes. Find the average speed of the wind? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 576149: Without any wind an airplane flies at 200 miles per hour. It travels 800 miles into the wind and then returns with the wind in a total time of 8 hours and 20 minutes. Find the average speed of the wind? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 576168: an excursion boat takes 1.5 times as long to go 360 miles up a river than to return. If the boat cruises at 15 miles per hour in still water, what is the rate of the current? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6491)

 Question 576068: A motorboat heads upstream on a river that has a current of 3 miles per hour. The trip upstream takes 5 hours, and the return trip takes 2.5 hours. What is th speed of the motorboat? (Assume that the motorboat maintains a constant speed relative to the water.) Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576041: a train leaves Philadelphia for Atlanta at 12 noon, traveling 70 mph. another train leaves Atlanta for Philadelphia at 2pm traveling 60 mph. The distance from Philadelphia to Atlanta is 400 miles. Where d the trains meet? When do they meet? Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 576320: A plane can fly 260 miles downwind in the same amount of time as it can travel 170 miles upwind. Find the velocity of the wind if the plane can fly 215 mph in still air. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 576380: the distance from Chicago to Los Angeles is about 2,190 miles. About how many hours will it take to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles at an average speed of 55 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 576213: Mrs. Sanchez ran 3/5 of a mile. Mrs. Fritz ran 2/3 as far as Mrs. Sanchez. How far did Mrs. Fritz run? How much farther than Mrs. Fritz did Mrs. Sanchez run? Show work. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 576301: Two airplanes depart simultaneously from an airport. One flies due south; the other flies due east at a rate 30 mph faster than that of the first airplane. After 3 hours, radar indicates that the airplanes are 450 miles apart. What is the ground speed of each airplane Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 576648: If a stone is tossed from the top of a 290 meter building, the height of the stone as a function of time is given by h(t) = -9.8t^2 – 10t + 290, where t is in seconds, and height is in meters. After how many seconds will the stone hit the ground? Round to the nearest hundredth’s place; include units in your answer Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 576189: Two gasoline distributors, A and B, are 367 km apart on a highway.A charges \$1.80/L and B charges \$1.68/L. Each charges 0.16˘/L per kilometre for delivery. Where on Interstate 80 is the cost to the customer the same? Sir, I didn't get what is meant by "Interstate 80 is the cost to the customer the same".Even then I tried to solve as follows. (1.80*0.16)*x=80 (1.68*0.16)*y=80 giving x=277.77 and y=297 I think I have messed it up and cant find the solution.It will be kind of you if you you can help me out in this regards. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 576856: Marcella traveled for 45 minutes at an average rate of 40 miles per hour. How far did Marcella travel? Click here to see answer by chana(69)

 Question 577221: Bob is riding his bicycle at a speed of 5 miles per hour. After 1 hour, how far will he have traveled? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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