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 Question 609144: a car leaves a city and goes north at an average rate of 50 miles per hour at 2 p.m. one hour later a second car leaves from the same point, traveling south at an average rate of 40 miles per hour. at what time will the two cars be 320 miles apart? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609146: Mr. P and his sister leave their home at the same time traveling in opposite directions. Mr. P. travels at 57 mph and his sister travels at 65 mph. In how many hours will they be 366 miles apart? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 609278: how far will a car travel from a standing start if it accelerates at 4.0 m/s^2 for 9.0 sec? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 609301: If you are going speed of 8 miles per hour, how long will it take you to drive 363 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 609371: A paddleboat can travel 60 miles downstream in the same time it takes to travel 140 miles upstream. If the speed of the current is 10 miles per hour, what is the speed of the paddleboat in still water? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609355: How long would it take to travel 826 miles going 500 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609500: if a car is going 126 km in 2 1/4 h what is the average speed? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609461: Steve drove 1,344 miles in 24 hours. What was his mean driving speed? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609485: a woman walked to a lake at the rate of 3 mi./hand returned via a different path at the rate of 4 miles per hour. If the return trip took one hour less time,and the round-trip distance was 10 miles, how long did the round-trip take to complete? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 609610: A plane flying from city A to city B at 300 mi/hr arrives 30 minutes later than it was scheduled. If the plane had flown at 350 mi/hr, it would have made it on time as it was scheduled. What is the distance between the two cities A and B? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 609627: Two cyclists go biking 3 hours apart,the first goes 10 miles an hour and the second 6 miles an hour, How much time will he use to catch up with the first? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 609627: Two cyclists go biking 3 hours apart,the first goes 10 miles an hour and the second 6 miles an hour, How much time will he use to catch up with the first? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 609776: if im going 70 mph how long will it take me to go 432 miles? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 609783: River is 2500 miles long...boat averages 25 miles an hour...it left little falls at noon on Saturday. When will it arrive in new Orleans Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 609809: if you drive 45mph how long does it take to get somewhere 15 miles away Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 609970: If two cars are both traveling at 70 mph and are only 50 yards apart, how long will it take for them to pass each other? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)
 Question 609970: If two cars are both traveling at 70 mph and are only 50 yards apart, how long will it take for them to pass each other? Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609907: If I rode my bike 5 miles per minute, how many miles per hour was I traveling? I did a total distance of 7 miles in 35 minutes. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610139: a car drives 150km east in 3 hours , then 50km west in 2 hours . what is the car's average velocity Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610132: los angeles and las vegas are approximeately 200 miles apart. A pilot 80 miles from Los Angeles finds that she is 6°20' off course relative to her start in Los Angeles. How far is she from los Vegas at this time? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 610147: the tour train at Knott's Berry Farm lasts 4 hours the trip was a 15mph rate in the first 3 hours it drove at a 10mph rate what was the average speed for the last hour of the tour Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 610135: If tony can run 8meters in 4 seconds and Ian can run 9meters in 5seconds who will win over 100 meters and by how much. Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 610075: 2 cities are moving toward each other at a rate of 5 cm per year. About 11 million years from now the two cities will be next to each other. How many meters and kilometers does each city have to travel before they meet? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 610225: In the morning, Margaret drove to a business appointment at 50mph. Her average speed on the return trip in the afternoon was 40mph. The return trip took 1/4 hr longer because of heavy traffic. How far did she travel to the appointment. How do I set this problem up? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610255: Please help me solve this word problem. My teacher asked me to do it in a chart format. If I leave now and drive 60 km/h I can be in Midway just in time for my appointment. On the other hand, if I eat first and leave in one hour I will have to drive 80 km/hour to make my appointment. How far is it to Midway? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 610077: A car was traveling 40 feet per second. Find its rate of travel in miles per hour. ....How is the problem set up thank You Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 610331: I really dont understand this question . I drove 32 miles in 48 mins . How much was my avg. miles per hour? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 610409: whats the speed of a car which traveled 5.4 kM in 30 minutes Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610512: a train travels 63mph for 20 minutes. How far does it travel? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 610521: I am riding a bike from point A to point B. The distance is 6.6km, and it takes me 20 minites to reach point B. How fast am I going? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 610524: Jose drove 15 miles to pick up his sister and then returned home. On the return trip, he was able to average 15 miles per hour faster than he did on the trip to pick her up. If the total trip took 1 hour, then what was Jose’s average speed on the return trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 610628: If a vehicle is traveling at 67 mph and another vehicle wants to catch the vehicle traveling at 67 mph within one mile, how fast would the 2nd vehicle have to travel in order to catch the 1st vehicle if the 1st vehicle was 1/2 mile away at the time the 2nd vehicle began excelleration? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 610628: If a vehicle is traveling at 67 mph and another vehicle wants to catch the vehicle traveling at 67 mph within one mile, how fast would the 2nd vehicle have to travel in order to catch the 1st vehicle if the 1st vehicle was 1/2 mile away at the time the 2nd vehicle began excelleration? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 610690: flying with the wind, a pilot flew 600 miles between two cities in 4 hours. the return trip against the wind took 5 hours. find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610706: Shantanu believes he has the makings of a country music star, so he is flying from Baltimore to Nashville, 700 miles away, to try out his luck. The ride there with the wind takes four hours. A few months later almost broke he heads back, on the same plane and the same wind. The flight then, against the wind, takes five hours. What is the speed of the plane and what is the speed of the wind? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610710: Lusine is on a boat going to an island twelve miles away for a picnic. The way there, with the current, it takes her 3 hours while the way back, against the current, it takes her 4 hours. What is the speed of her boat and what is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610750: how many hours will it take to travel 2133 miles by plane? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610754: IF A RACING HORSE CAN RUN AVERAGE OF 27MILES PER HOUR,HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE IT TO RUN 3MILES.? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610761: If Steven can mix 20 drinks in 5 minutes, Sue can mix 20 drinks in 10 minutes, and Jack can mix 20 drinks in 15 minutes, how much time will it take all 3 of them working together to mix the 20 drinks? I keep doing 20/5+20/10+20/15=1/x and cant seem to get there - what's wrong w/ my formula?? Thanks a million for your help :) Trish Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610762: A boat can travel 55 miles up the river in the same amount of time it takes to travel 65 miles down the same river. If the speed going down the river is 7 MPH faster than the speed goin gup the river, what is the speed of the boat going up the river? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610774: Sara travels up a hill at 20 mph. and back down at 160 mph. what is the average speed for the entire trip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610861: If the speed limit is 35 miles per hour, how long will it take you to go 1.6 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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