# Questions on Word Problems: Travel and Distance answered by real tutors!

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Travel -> Questions on Word Problems: Travel and Distance answered by real tutors!      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Word Problems: Travel and Distance Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 588287: a plane has 600 miles to travel. it has flown for 1 hour at 300 mph when the air control tower radios and tells the pilot that due to crowded conditions it will be able to land on the runway. what speed, or rate, should the pilot travel at for the next 2 hours? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 588301: A train journey of 480 miles took 4 hours. The average speed of the train was Blank m.p.h Help me please xxx Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 588302: Jill is 20 km away from joe. Jill walks at 2.5km/hr they meet in 5 hrs how fast is joe walking Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 588294: Two cars leave town at the same time going in the same direction. One travels at 30 mph and the other travels at 46 mph. In how many hours will they be 72 mi apart? I know the answer is 4.5 hours. ( the book provides the answers) I just can't figure out how they got their answer. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 588299: A motorcycle breaks down and the rider must walk the rest of the way to work. The motorcycle was being driven at 45 mph, and the rider walks at a speed of 6 mph. The distance from home to work is 25 mi, and the total time for the trip was 2 hours. Hpw far did the motorcycle go before it broke down? The textbook provides the answer 15 miles. I cannot figure out how they reached this answer. Can you help me? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 588280: Lisa's bike got a flat tire and she must walk the rest of the way to work. The bike was being riden at 9 mph, and Lisa walks at a speed of 5 mph. The distance from home to work is 19 mi, and the total time for the trip was 3 hr. How far did she have to walk? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 588371: if an arrow flys at 315 FPS how long will it take for the arrow to travel 20 yards? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 588463: In how many minutes after five o'clock be the hands of the clock be in opposite direction for the first time? show the solution. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 588442: an airplane traveled the first 96 miles of a flight at an average rate of speed of 16 miles per minute. It then traveled another 18 minutes at a rate of speed of 12 miles per minute. what is the average rate of sped for the whole flight. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 588604: If 30 miles/hour = x km/hour then what is x? Click here to see answer by shiv s b(7)

 Question 588664: A man walks down the road for half an hour at an average speed of 3 kph. He waits 10 minutes for the tricycle, which brings him back to his starting point at 7:15. If the man began his walk at 6:25 the same morning, what was the average speed of the tricycle? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 588744: A train leave Philadelphia at 1:00 pm. It's traveling at 65 mph towards Denver. Another train leaves Denver at 4:00 pm. It's traveling at 60 mph towards Philadelphia. If the distance between the two cities is 1725 miles and the trains are on the same track, when will they crash? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 588779: I am having a hard time coming up with a proper equation to this problem, I have an answer but it doesn't seem right. A bus, carrying the members of a marching band, and a truck, carrying their instruments, leave a high school at the same time. The bus travels at 65 miles per hour and the truck at 55 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 75 miles apart? Thank you Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 588739: A plane leave Minneapolis Airport traveling 432 mph. A second plane leave Minneapolis at the same time traveling 480 mph in the opposite direction. When will the planes be 500 miles apart? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 588844: john runs 8/10 miles every day. how many miles does he run in 30 days Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 588884: a boy on a skateboard takes 5 hours to travel 15 miles to Nantwich. what was his average speed? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 588888: if he kept at this speed,how long would it take him to run 1 kilometer? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 588887: tim montgomery holds the world record for sprinting 100m. he did this in 9.78 seconds. what was his speed in metres per second? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 588889: a motorcycle averages 40 mph. how long does it take to travel 20 miles? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 588362: Agent Y was asked to conduct a detailed interview with a suspect. After 2 hours, the agent had completed 4/9 of the interview. Continuing at this same rate, how long did it take Agent Y to complete the entire interview? Click here to see answer by leonsmith(1)

 Question 588915: If you drop a stone from a bridge 50 feet above the water, the height h of the stone t seconds after you drop it is given in feet by: h=50-16t^2. a) What is the height of the stone after 1 second? b) When does the stone hit the water? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 588920: A cathedral tower 200 feet high is 250 feet from a chruch tower 150 feet high. On top of each tower is a pigeon. The two pigeons fly off at the same time and at the same speed directly to some grain on the level straight road between the towers. The pigeons reach the grain at the same time. How far is the grain from the foot of the cathedral tower? I tried to solve it myself and when that failed i turned to the internet. when i look at the work shown however it just shows : 200^2+x^2=150^2-500x+x^2 etc. where does the 500x come from ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 588983: A rock falls from a tower that is 132.3 m high. As it is falling, its height is given by the formula h = 132.3 - 4.9t2. How many seconds will it take for the rock to hit the ground (h = 0)? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 589198: If your traveling 80 MPH how long would it take to travel 80 miles? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 589199: How long would it take to travel 80 miles at 80 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)
 Question 589199: How long would it take to travel 80 miles at 80 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by mathhelp@(10)

 Question 589218: A bicycle race covers a 75-mile training route to prepare for an upcoming race. If the racer could increase his average spees by 5 mph, he could complete the same course in 3/4 of the time. Find his average speed. Click here to see answer by htmentor(788)

 Question 589253: if a bird fly 2/5 fast (2 fifths) how fast is the bird flying? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 589245: Two sports cars leave the same city at 9A.M. One Heads south at 60 mi/h,while the other travels east at 45 mi/h. How far Apart are they at noon? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 589266: a boat trip trip 10 miles down a river takes you 1 hour and 15 minutes but it takes 4 hours to return.... whats the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 589314: anthony hiked for a total of 5 hours. he averaged 5 kilometers per hour for the first 2 hours and he averaged 4 kilometers per hour for the entire hike. what was anthonys average speed for the last 3 hours of the hike Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 589348: A car is traveling at the rate of 45 miles per hour, At the same speed how far will it travel in 40 minutes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 589485: On a canoe trip, Rita paddled upstream (aginst the current) at an avarage speed of 2mph relative to the riverbank. On the return trip downstream (with the current), her avarage speed was 3mph. Find her speed in still water and the speed of the river's current. I don't understand at all how to do these so help ASAP would be great. (ps, we're supposed to use a system of linear equations to solve) Thancks in advance :( Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 589485: On a canoe trip, Rita paddled upstream (aginst the current) at an avarage speed of 2mph relative to the riverbank. On the return trip downstream (with the current), her avarage speed was 3mph. Find her speed in still water and the speed of the river's current. I don't understand at all how to do these so help ASAP would be great. (ps, we're supposed to use a system of linear equations to solve) Thancks in advance :( Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 589500: a ship travels miles due north then make a turn due west. it travels 250 miles west how far is the ship from its starting point Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 589504: a ship travels 120 miles due north then makes a turn due west. it travels 250 miles west how far is the ship from its starting point Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 589534: If a graph shows the relationship between distance and time for a car driven at a constant speed. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 589633: Question: Steve and Michael are in their boat headed upstream. They travel a distance of 15 miles to the nearest beach. The speed of the current is 4 miles per hour. The total trip to the beach takes 7 hours. What is the speed of the boat? My work: I thought I could try using a variation of t=d/r I thought I could do (30/(x-4))+(30/(x+4))=7 where x=speed of the boat Is this the correct way to solve the problem? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 589715: If you travel at a constant rate of 55 m.p.h. how long will it take you to get to Greenville, Mi and St. Louis, Mo. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 589983: If my car gets 25miles/gallon of fuel, and I need to go 660miles, how many litres of fuel will I need? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 590017: How far do you go in two minutes at 18 mph Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 590275: traveling 80 kilometers per hour, how long does it take me to go 80 kilometers? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 590273: Two cars start moving from the same point. One travels east at 45 miles per hour and the other travels north at 55 miles per hour. How fast is the distance between them increasing 85 minutes after they start. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 590326: if it takes 2hrs to wlk 15km, hw long does it take 2 walk 20km Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 590428: 1. A skater increases her velocity from 2.0 m/sec to 10 m/sec in 3.0 sec. what is her acceleration? 2. A cart rolling down an incline for 5.0 sec. If the cart has a beginning speed of 2.0 m/sec and an ending speed of 22 m/sec, what is its acceleration? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

Older solutions: 1..45, 46..90, 91..135, 136..180, 181..225, 226..270, 271..315, 316..360, 361..405, 406..450, 451..495, 496..540, 541..585, 586..630, 631..675, 676..720, 721..765, 766..810, 811..855, 856..900, 901..945, 946..990, 991..1035, 1036..1080, 1081..1125, 1126..1170, 1171..1215, 1216..1260, 1261..1305, 1306..1350, 1351..1395, 1396..1440, 1441..1485, 1486..1530, 1531..1575, 1576..1620, 1621..1665, 1666..1710, 1711..1755, 1756..1800, 1801..1845, 1846..1890, 1891..1935, 1936..1980, 1981..2025, 2026..2070, 2071..2115, 2116..2160, 2161..2205, 2206..2250, 2251..2295, 2296..2340, 2341..2385, 2386..2430, 2431..2475, 2476..2520, 2521..2565, 2566..2610, 2611..2655, 2656..2700, 2701..2745, 2746..2790, 2791..2835, 2836..2880, 2881..2925, 2926..2970, 2971..3015, 3016..3060, 3061..3105, 3106..3150, 3151..3195, 3196..3240, 3241..3285, 3286..3330, 3331..3375, 3376..3420, 3421..3465, 3466..3510, 3511..3555, 3556..3600, 3601..3645, 3646..3690, 3691..3735, 3736..3780, 3781..3825, 3826..3870, 3871..3915, 3916..3960, 3961..4005, 4006..4050, 4051..4095, 4096..4140, 4141..4185, 4186..4230, 4231..4275, 4276..4320, 4321..4365, 4366..4410, 4411..4455, 4456..4500, 4501..4545, 4546..4590, 4591..4635, 4636..4680, 4681..4725, 4726..4770, 4771..4815, 4816..4860, 4861..4905, 4906..4950, 4951..4995, 4996..5040, 5041..5085, 5086..5130, 5131..5175, 5176..5220, 5221..5265, 5266..5310, 5311..5355, 5356..5400, 5401..5445, 5446..5490, 5491..5535, 5536..5580, 5581..5625, 5626..5670, 5671..5715, 5716..5760, 5761..5805, 5806..5850, 5851..5895, 5896..5940, 5941..5985, 5986..6030, 6031..6075, 6076..6120, 6121..6165, 6166..6210, 6211..6255, 6256..6300, 6301..6345, 6346..6390, 6391..6435, 6436..6480, 6481..6525, 6526..6570, 6571..6615, 6616..6660, 6661..6705, 6706..6750, 6751..6795, 6796..6840, 6841..6885, 6886..6930, 6931..6975, 6976..7020, 7021..7065, 7066..7110, 7111..7155, 7156..7200, 7201..7245, 7246..7290, 7291..7335, 7336..7380, 7381..7425, 7426..7470, 7471..7515, 7516..7560, 7561..7605, 7606..7650, 7651..7695, 7696..7740, 7741..7785, 7786..7830, 7831..7875, 7876..7920, 7921..7965, 7966..8010, 8011..8055, 8056..8100, 8101..8145, 8146..8190, 8191..8235, 8236..8280, 8281..8325, 8326..8370, 8371..8415, 8416..8460, 8461..8505, 8506..8550, 8551..8595, 8596..8640, 8641..8685, 8686..8730, 8731..8775, 8776..8820, 8821..8865, 8866..8910, 8911..8955, 8956..9000, 9001..9045, 9046..9090, 9091..9135, 9136..9180, 9181..9225, 9226..9270, 9271..9315, 9316..9360, 9361..9405, 9406..9450, 9451..9495, 9496..9540, 9541..9585, 9586..9630, 9631..9675, 9676..9720, 9721..9765, 9766..9810, 9811..9855, 9856..9900, 9901..9945, 9946..9990, 9991..10035, 10036..10080, 10081..10125, 10126..10170, 10171..10215, 10216..10260, 10261..10305, 10306..10350, 10351..10395, 10396..10440, 10441..10485, 10486..10530, 10531..10575, 10576..10620, 10621..10665, 10666..10710, 10711..10755, 10756..10800, 10801..10845, 10846..10890, 10891..10935, 10936..10980, 10981..11025, 11026..11070, 11071..11115, 11116..11160, 11161..11205, 11206..11250, 11251..11295, 11296..11340, 11341..11385, 11386..11430, 11431..11475, 11476..11520, 11521..11565, 11566..11610, 11611..11655, 11656..11700, 11701..11745, 11746..11790, 11791..11835, 11836..11880, 11881..11925, 11926..11970, 11971..12015, 12016..12060, 12061..12105, 12106..12150, 12151..12195, 12196..12240, 12241..12285, 12286..12330, 12331..12375, 12376..12420, 12421..12465, 12466..12510, 12511..12555, 12556..12600, 12601..12645, 12646..12690, 12691..12735, 12736..12780, 12781..12825, 12826..12870, 12871..12915, 12916..12960, 12961..13005, 13006..13050, 13051..13095, 13096..13140, 13141..13185, 13186..13230, 13231..13275, 13276..13320, 13321..13365, 13366..13410, 13411..13455, 13456..13500, 13501..13545, 13546..13590, 13591..13635, 13636..13680, 13681..13725, 13726..13770, 13771..13815, 13816..13860, 13861..13905, 13906..13950, 13951..13995, 13996..14040, 14041..14085, 14086..14130, 14131..14175, 14176..14220, 14221..14265, 14266..14310, 14311..14355, 14356..14400, 14401..14445, 14446..14490, 14491..14535, 14536..14580, 14581..14625, 14626..14670, 14671..14715, 14716..14760, 14761..14805, 14806..14850, 14851..14895, 14896..14940, 14941..14985, 14986..15030, 15031..15075, 15076..15120, 15121..15165, 15166..15210, 15211..15255, 15256..15300, 15301..15345, 15346..15390, 15391..15435, 15436..15480, 15481..15525, 15526..15570, 15571..15615, 15616..15660, 15661..15705, 15706..15750, 15751..15795, 15796..15840, 15841..15885, 15886..15930, 15931..15975, 15976..16020, 16021..16065, 16066..16110, 16111..16155, 16156..16200, 16201..16245, 16246..16290, 16291..16335, 16336..16380, 16381..16425, 16426..16470, 16471..16515, 16516..16560, 16561..16605, 16606..16650, 16651..16695, 16696..16740, 16741..16785, 16786..16830, 16831..16875, 16876..16920, 16921..16965, 16966..17010, 17011..17055, 17056..17100, 17101..17145, 17146..17190, 17191..17235, 17236..17280, 17281..17325, 17326..17370, 17371..17415, 17416..17460, 17461..17505, 17506..17550, 17551..17595, 17596..17640, 17641..17685, 17686..17730, 17731..17775, 17776..17820, 17821..17865, 17866..17910, 17911..17955, 17956..18000, 18001..18045, 18046..18090, 18091..18135, 18136..18180, 18181..18225, 18226..18270