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 Question 590484: Two planes are flying around the world. The first plane is flying at 300 miles per hour (mph) and is 350 miles ahead of the second plane. The second plane is flying at 400 mph. How long will it take for the second plane to catch the first plane? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 590484: Two planes are flying around the world. The first plane is flying at 300 miles per hour (mph) and is 350 miles ahead of the second plane. The second plane is flying at 400 mph. How long will it take for the second plane to catch the first plane? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 590655: How far will a car go (in feet) traveling at 19mph for 3.6 seconds? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 590661: The distance between town A & town B is 80 miles, if you are traveling at the speed of 80 kilometers an hour, how long will it take you to get there? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 590743: How long would it take for you to go from 40 mph to 25 mph in seconds? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 590772: if robb drive 400 miles at 60 mph how far did he go? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 590790: Solve the variation equation The cost incurred by a trucking company vary jointly with the number of trucks in service and the number of hours they are used. When 5 trucks are used for 7 hours each, the cost are \$1925. Find the cost of using 12 trucks, each for 13 hours. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 590822: If a train travels 200 miles in 2нц hours, what is the rate of speed? Use this formula: D = rt Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 590752: speed of aeroplane is 810 km /h.How distance does it cover in 20 minutes also How far will it fly in 4 seconds Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 590803: finf two integers whose sum is 2 and whose product is -48 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 590869: Danielle drove at a speed of 65 mph for T hours how far did Danielle travel Click here to see answer by mukhi1(5)

 Question 590923: if it takes 3 hours to travel 15 miles downstream and 5 hours to travel upstream, how fast is the current if the speed of the boat remains constant? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 591040: A plane flew 1740 km in 6 hours with tail wind. On return trip, going into the wind, the plane flew 570 km in 3 hours. What is the planes speed if there was no wind. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 591146: The current in a stream moves at a speed of 3km/h. A boat travels 40 km upstream and 40 km downstream in a total time of 14 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 591196: how long will it take you to travel 350 miles at 70 mph? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 591315: My teacher gave us this question and idk how to do it! An airplane flew 1750 miles in 3.5 hours with a tail wind. The return trip took 4 hours against the same wind. Find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. I tried to make a table and divide the distance by time but it does't work. Can u pls show me step by step? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 591436: holly took a 1900km trip traveling by bus and plane. The bus averaged 60km/h and the plane averaged 700 km/h if the trip took a total of 5 h how many kilometers did she travel? I need to answer this using two variables x and Y. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 591494: if i were driving 80 km per hour, how long would it take me to drive 80 km? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 591501: A bird flew 12 miles in an hour aided by a tailwind. Then it turned and flew back against the wind but was unable to fly only 4 miles per hour. What was the speed of the wind? How fast would the bird have flown if there had been no wind? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)
 Question 591501: A bird flew 12 miles in an hour aided by a tailwind. Then it turned and flew back against the wind but was unable to fly only 4 miles per hour. What was the speed of the wind? How fast would the bird have flown if there had been no wind? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 591424: Trey has ridden 57 miles of a bike course. The course is 95 miles long. What percentage of the course has Trey ridden so far? Click here to see answer by derangoj(14)

 Question 591532: A boat travels 180 miles in 5 hours downstream and makes the return trip in 6 hours. what is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by derangoj(14)

 Question 591708: Emily's boat goes 14 mph. Find the speed of the current in the river if she can go 8 miles downstream in the same time as she can go 6 miles upstream. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 591735: How long would it take to travel 400 miles at 40 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 591827: how long will it take to travel one mile at 35 mph Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 591947: If I'm traveling at 215 miles and hour how long will it take to go 38 miles? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)
 Question 591947: If I'm traveling at 215 miles and hour how long will it take to go 38 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)
 Question 591947: If I'm traveling at 215 miles and hour how long will it take to go 38 miles? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 591956: An aircaft travels 2850 kilometers in 2.5 hours. What is the aircrafts speed? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 591970: suppose your car averages 38 miles per gallon on the highway if your averages speed is 60 miles per hour approximately how much gasoline would be consumed by this car, based on a 2000 mile trip Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592085: the plane average 1000 kilometers per hour on the first half of the round trip,but heavy winds slowed its speed on the return trip took 600 kilometers per hour. If the entire trip to 6 hours find the total distance. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 592169: A supernova is the explosion of the star. The burning of a carbon at the star's center creates a shock wave that travels outward at about 30,000 km/s Imagine that you are an astronomer.Your task is to write an equation that gives the distance traveled by the shock wave in t seconds. You need to complete the tables(7 tables) for the given values of t TABLE: *pls. write your answer in time under the numbers* ---------------------------------------------- Time in t seconds| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | ---------------------------------------------- Distance d(in km)| _ | _ | _ | _ | _ | _ | _ | ---------------------------------------------- THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!! ^_^ _(under score) in distance means blank Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592150: Lisa drove 100 miles, then increased her speed by 25 miles per hour for 225 miles. If the second part of the drive took 1 hour longer than the first part, find her average speed. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 592099: A cattle train left miami and traveled toward New York. 14 hours later a diesel train left traveling at 45km/hr in an effort to catch up to the cattle train. after traveling for four hours, the diesel train caught up. find the average speed of cattle train Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 592319: The equation is h(t)=-16t2+1000. An object is being dropped from a height of 1000 feet. How long would it take to drop to 500 feet? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 592584: On her way back from the amusement park Sally was going 80 miles per hour when she passed a parked highway patrol car. By the time she was half a mile past the patrol car, the officer was chasing her at 100 miles per hour. If these rates remain constant, how long did it take the officer to overtake Sally? Write an equation to represent this situation. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 592619: an airplane flying into a headwind travels the 1800-mile flying distance between two cities in 3 hours and 36 minutes. On the return flight, the distance is traveled in 3 hours. Find the air speed of the plane and the speed of the wind, assuming that both remain constant. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 592744: First Street is 2-2/5 miles long. Second Street is 1-1/16 miles long. How much longer is First Street than Second Street? Click here to see answer by 55^10(2)

 Question 592769: Two planes leave at the same time. One flies north at 350 miles per hour and the other plane heads south at 420 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 1925 miles apart? I would like to know the formulas, I don't want just the answer. I would like to learn how to do more problems like this in the future. Thank You! Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 592736: How long would it take me to reach the moon if my speed was 70 mph? Click here to see answer by lmeeks54(105)

 Question 592784: Harry drove from atlanta to chicago, to newyork, and then back to atlanta. How far did he drive altogether? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 592750: A light bulb consumes 1440 watt-hours per day. How many watt-hours does it consume in 4 days and 18 hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 592814: If a car and a bus are both going 60 mph, what is true about them? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 592924: What total distance will be covered by traveling at 60 mph for 105 minutes? How do you figure it out? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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