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 Question 619800: On Monday, he completes 1/12 of the total length of the path. Wednesday he adds another 90 feet. Thursday he completes 1/4 of the total length and Friday he finishes the remaining 1/3 of the path. What is the total length of the path? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 619844: last week we drove to detroit at an average speed of 50 miles per hour the trip took 4 1/2 hours.how far was it? THANK YOU Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)
 Question 619844: last week we drove to detroit at an average speed of 50 miles per hour the trip took 4 1/2 hours.how far was it? THANK YOU Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 619855: If a biplane can fly 134 kilometers an hour, how many kilometers will it fly in five hours? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 619856: When James drove to a concert last night, it took him 2 hours and 30 minutes. He averaged 50 miles an hour on the way there. How far did he drive one way? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 619867: Jim started running track after school to get ready for basketball tryouts. The first day, he ran the quarter-mile track six times in 15 minutes. What was his rate of speed? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 619913: A motorcycle daredevil is planning a stunt to perform at a county fair. A ramp must be built to give him a 20% grade, or slope. If the vertical height at the end of the ramp must be 15 ft to assure that the stunt is a success, what must be the length of the horizontal run? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 620087: One pipe can fill a tank in 36 minutes, a second can fill it in 9 minutes, and a third can fill it in 12 minutes. If the tank is empty, how long will the three pipes, operating together, take to fill it? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 619992: an aircraft carrier left port 31 and traveled west at an avarage speed of 14 mph.some time later a container ship left traveling in the same direction but an avarage speed of 26 mph.after traveling seven hours the container ship caught up with the aircraft carrier .how long did it take before the container caught up? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620112: A car travels 15 kilometers west in 10 minutes. After reaching the destination, the car travels back to the starting point, again taking 5 minutes. What is the average velocity of the car? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 620090: if you are driving at a constant speed of 65 miles per hour, how long will it take you to travel 390 miles Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620130: A canoe takes 7 hours to travel 48 kilometres down a river and back.The rate of the current of the river is 2 kilometres per hour.Find the rate of the canoe in still(calm) water. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 620145: Hello, I need help in solving this problem: A plane flew 150 kilometers with a 30 km/hr tailwind, then turned into the wind and flew for another 65 kilometers. If the wind and the plane’s airspeed were constant and the entire trip took 30 minutes, what was the plane’s airspeed? (Ignore the time needed to turn the plane around). Thank you. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)
 Question 620145: Hello, I need help in solving this problem: A plane flew 150 kilometers with a 30 km/hr tailwind, then turned into the wind and flew for another 65 kilometers. If the wind and the plane’s airspeed were constant and the entire trip took 30 minutes, what was the plane’s airspeed? (Ignore the time needed to turn the plane around). Thank you. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1817)

 Question 620224: Patrick travels from Greenville to Hightower at 65 mph in 6 hours. John takes one more hour than Patrick to travel the same distance. What is John's average speed? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 620162: for Carlos and maria drove a total of 258 miles in 5 hours. Carlos drove the first part of the trip and averaged 53 miles per hour.maria drove the remainder of the trip and averaged 51 mph.how many hours did maria drive ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620280: two cars are traveling in the same direction on a road. the car that leads is traveling at 46 mph. The other car is traveling at 70mph. How many miles apart will they be 30 minutes before the faster car catches the slower one? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620279: Diana travels 70 miles an hour to see her cousin how far did she drive Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620295: A car travels at an average speed of 56 miles per hour. How many miles does it travel in 3 hours and 45 minutes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620347: a truck enters a highway at 60mph at the same time a car enters at the same place 6 min later and drives at 69mph , from the time the car entered the highway how long will it take the car to pass the truck? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9719)

 Question 620332: 2 trucks traveling at same speed 1st travels 120 meters in 6.2 mins 2nd truck takes 4.8 mins how far did 2nd truck have to travel Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7679)

 Question 620330: A plane can fly 180 mph in calm air. Flying with the wind, the plane can fly 600 mi in the same ammount of time it takes to fly 480 mi against the wind. Find the rate of the wind. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7679)

 Question 620443: If a man travels 100km in 2hours, how many km did he travel? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620407: if i travel to a shop at 20km/h how fast must i go when i return to get an average speed of 40km/h? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620473: A ball is traveling at a constant velocity of 50 m/s and has been traveling for over 2 minutes. What is the ball's acceleration? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620523: Slove the problem. What distance would Mario travel if he drove for 4(3/4) hours at 70 miles per hour? Assume that a staedy speed was maintainded. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620512: An aircraft slew 5 hours with the wind. The return trip took 6 hours against the wind. If the speed of the plane in still air is 190 miles per hour more than the speed of the wind, find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620536: If a car travels 100km in 2 hours, how many km did it travel per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620333: a pump uses 3.8 litres of diesel in 45 mins, how much will it use in 8 hours Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620553: If a car travels 100km in 2 hours, how many km per hour did it travel? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 620560: Vincent traveled south 60 miles and then east 30 miles. Find the shortest distance between the start and end points Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 620507: A car travels at an average speed of 56 miles per hour. How many miles does it travel in 3 hours and 15 minutes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620599: Minh walked a total of 4 miles in 75 minutes. It he walked at 3.5 miles per hour for the first 30 minutes, what was his average speed for the rest of the time? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)
 Question 620599: Minh walked a total of 4 miles in 75 minutes. It he walked at 3.5 miles per hour for the first 30 minutes, what was his average speed for the rest of the time? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620600: A model jet is fired up in the air from a 20-foot platform with an initial upward velocity of 68 feet per second. The height of the jet above the ground after t seconds is given by the equation h=-16t^2+68t+20, where h is the height of the jet in feet and t is the time in seconds since it is launched. What is the maximum height the jet reaches, to the nearest foot. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620597: A car travels an average speed of 70 miles per hour, on the way back the average speed was 60 miles an hour and took an half hour longer how far did she drive each way. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 620630: Two people leave at the same time and start heading towards each other. Express the location of the meeting place as a function of the speeds of people and the initial distance between them. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 620727: Mr X Reaches to his office 6 min earlier with a spd of 30km/hr. And if they drive 24km/hr then there is a delay of 5 min. Find out the distance of office from his house. 20km 24km 21km 22km Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7679)

 Question 620733: if a train left the station heading north at 50 mph and a train left a station heading south at 30mph at what point would they intersect and how many miles further would train A be rather than B Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 620712: joel has 14 and is selecting the ones he will wear to school next year. how many different ways can joel choose a group of 5 shirts. note that he will not wear the same shirt more than once during the week Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4174)

 Question 620762: A man travelled one- third of a distance by bus , Two- fifth by Taxi & remaining 28 km on scooter . How much distance did he traveled Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 620909: Two trains are 444 miles apart, and their speeds differ by 15 mph. Find the speed of each train if they are traveling toward each other and will meet in 4 hours. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 620921: A man travels from town x to town y at an average of 60 mph and returns at an average rate of 50 mph. He takes 1/2 hour longer than he would take if he made the round trip at an average of 55 mph. What is the distance from town x to town y? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 620952: jim drive 70 miles in 2 hours. if he can keep the same pace , how long will it take him to drive 630 miles? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(29613)

 Question 621038: A particular hybrid car travels approximatley 234 mi on 6 gal of gas. Find the amount of gas required for a 702 mi trip. Click here to see answer by matt501823(7)