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 Question 600676: at max speed, an airplane tavels 2100 miles aginst the wind in 6 hours. Flying with the wind, the plane can travel the same distance in 4 hours. what is the speed of the plane with no wind? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 600545: a swimming pool can be filled by pump A in 3 hrs and by pump B in 6 hrs, each pump working on its own. at 9AM. pump A is started. at what time will the swimming pool be filled if pump B is started at 10AM? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 600763: Bret is going to the lake with some friends. If the lake is 90 miles away and he is driving at 45 miles per hour, how long with it take to get to the lake Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 600779: Joe walks 4 miles and jogs 7 miles in a total of 2 hours. If his jogging speed is twice his walking speed, how fast does he walk? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 600811: A boat travels 8 km upstream and 8 km back. The time for the round trip is 2 hrs. The speed of the stream is 4 km/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 600842: How long does it take you to drive 6.5 miles going 35 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 600840: it took 8 hours to drive to your sisters house, how long would you estimate the drive to San Francisco? the distance to your sisters house is 418 miles, and the distance to San Francisco is 156 miles. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 600978: If you are going up a hill.. at a 45 degree angle… at 60mph… how long will it take you to go 60 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 600969: If you were to travel 45 minutes on car, how long would it take on plane? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 601108: Please help me solve this question: Rolling Thunder can carry 24 passengers. Each ride lasts 3 minutes. How many people can ride Rolling Thunder on May 27th? For this problem, do I have to figure out how many can ride in one day? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 601166: If the distance from Holtsville to New York City is 150 miles, how long will it take to get there if we are traveling at 60 mile per hour? I know how to solve it, I just forgot the formula. So my REAL question is, what formula would you use to find the answer to this equation? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 601195: A boat can go 104mph in still water. It takes as long to go 300miles upstream as it does to go downstream 350miles. How fast is the current? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 601188: A man travels 800 miles in 144 minutes. How fast was his speed? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601263: Helen takes the train to and from work each day. The blueline stops at State Street and Main every 20 minutes. The redline stops there every half hour. If both trains were at that stop at 1:10pm on Tuesday, when is the next time Helen will be able to change trains at the State Street stop without waiting? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 601288: If a plane travels 1600 Km in 1 hour and 12 minutes, how fast is it going in terms of Km/H?? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 601295: If you drove 67 mph for one hour. How many miles would that be in one hour? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)

 Question 601314: If Curtis drove 82 kilometers in one hour. How many meters did he drive in an hour Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 601335: A tugboat can go 10mph in still water. However, traveling in a river, it travels 24 miles upstream and 24 miles back in a total time of 5 hours. What is the speed of the current of the river? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 601329: A crew rowing with the current rowed 11 mi in 2 hours. Against the current, the crew rowed 5 mi in 2 hours. Find the rate of the current. Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 601273: A boat traveled 112miles downstream took 7hrs. The trip back took 14hrs. What is the speed of the boat in still water? What is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 601429: a ski lift carried Paul up a slope at rate of 6 km/h, and he skied back down parallel to the lift at 34 km/h. The round trip took 30 minutes. How far did he ski and for how long??? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601437: a bee flew for 10 seconds.and traveled 100 cm.how far can it travel in 20 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601394: How many feet does 5.1 gallons of water travel in 61 seconds through a 4" diameter pipe? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601489: A girl and her mother live 10 miles apart. They leave at the same time going the same direction. The mother drives 40 miles per hour. How fast must the girl drive to catch her mother in less than 30 minutes. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 601553: A newer model jet plan can travel 200 mph faster than a an older model. The newer model can travel 1200 miles in the same time that the older model can travel 900 miles. What is the rate of the older model jet plane? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)
 Question 601553: A newer model jet plan can travel 200 mph faster than a an older model. The newer model can travel 1200 miles in the same time that the older model can travel 900 miles. What is the rate of the older model jet plane? Click here to see answer by Rcmathtutor(12)

 Question 601534: Jim's motorboat travels downstream at the rate of 15km/h. Going upstream it travels at 7km/h. Write an equation that expresses each fact. What is the rate of the current. How do I figure this problem out without the distance or the time? Please show how to put this problem into an equation step by step if possible. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 601587: If a boat goes downstream 72 miles in 3 hours and upstream 60 miles in 6 hours, the rate of the river and the rate of the boat in still water respectively are ________? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6461)
 Question 601587: If a boat goes downstream 72 miles in 3 hours and upstream 60 miles in 6 hours, the rate of the river and the rate of the boat in still water respectively are ________? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601507: If you are riding a bicycle with 27'' tires at a speed of 20 mph, how fast are the wheels rotating? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601550: Two planes leave Pittsburgh and Philadelphia at the same time, each going to the other city. One plane flies 125 miles per hour faster than the other. Find the ground speed of the faster plane if the cities are 375 miles apart and the planes pass one another after 50 minutes of flying time. Answer in units of mi/h Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 601627: jim mows a lawn in 5 hours. tom mows the same lawn in 7 hours. how long will both of them mow the same lawn? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 601637: I can not come up with how to do the following, could you please please help me? On the first part of a 317 mile trip a salesperson averaged 58 mph. The salesperson averaged only 52 mph on the last part of the trip. The total time of the trip was 5hrs 45 min. Find the amount of time at each of the 2 speeds? Any help would be greatly appreciated, for some reason I can not even figure how to set the problem up. Thanks in advance. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 601717: If a train leaves new york at 35mph and another train leaves millwaukee st 30mph where will they meet Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601735: Jack is driving at a speed that is 5 mph faster than Jill is driving. Jack drives 432 miles in the same amount of time that Jill drives 402 miles. How fast are Jack and Jill driving? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 601852: How fast must a softball travel to reach 35 feet in 1.20 seconds? This formula will greatly help me to know how fast my pitchers must pitch the ball so my catchers can make the throws to catch runners stealing second base. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)
 Question 601852: How fast must a softball travel to reach 35 feet in 1.20 seconds? This formula will greatly help me to know how fast my pitchers must pitch the ball so my catchers can make the throws to catch runners stealing second base. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 601878: If a roller coaster travels at an average speed of 118 kilometers per hour and travels a distance of 950 meters, how long does it take for the roller coaster to complete the ride? Please tell me how you did the problem too along with the answer! Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 601945: My car get 30mpg and my husbands get 25mpg, if we both traveled 200 miles per week and the price of gas is \$4.00 a gallon, what is the difference in savings Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 601944: A car travels 273 miles in 5 hours and 15 minutes. How many miles does it travel per hour? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 601956: Gina drives her new car at 60 miles per hour for 3 hours and then at 50 miles per hour for 2 hours. Find her average speed for the 5 hours Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 602018: How long does it take a baseball pitched at 110 m.p.h. to get to home plate from the pitching mound? The distance from home plate to the pitching mound is 66'6". Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30959)

 Question 602068: Hello. I could really use some help on this word problem. If I could set up the equation I could solve it but I am having trouble. Please help. Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 80 mph and train B is traveling at 90 mph. Train A passes a station at 9:20 P.M. If train B passes the same station at 9:32 P.M., what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)
 Question 602068: Hello. I could really use some help on this word problem. If I could set up the equation I could solve it but I am having trouble. Please help. Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 80 mph and train B is traveling at 90 mph. Train A passes a station at 9:20 P.M. If train B passes the same station at 9:32 P.M., what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 602153: Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel track. Train A is traveling at 80 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 100 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 3:20 am. If train B passes the same station at 3:35 am ., at what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

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