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 Question 624777: A train leaves the station at 9:00 pm traveling east at 36 miles per hour. A second train leaves the station at 10:00 pm traveling west at 42 miles per hour. At what time will both trains have traveled the same distance? Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 624823: two trains are traveling toward each other from 30 miles apart train a is traveling east at 70 mph train b is traveling west at 50 mph how long does it taake the two trains to meet Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 624831: If a stone is tossed from the top of a 310 meter building, the height of the stone as a function of time is given by h(t) = -9.8t^2 – 10t + 310, where t is in seconds, and height is in meters. After how many seconds will the stone hit the ground? Round to the nearest hundredth’s place; include units in your answer. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(7679)

 Question 624827: 1.An object moves along a straight with an acceleration of 2m/s2.If its initial speed is 10m/s,what will be its speed 5s later? 2.An object dropped from a cliff falls with a constant acceleration of 10m/s2. Find its speed 2 s after it was dropped? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 624870: Trevor drove 4 hours at the rate of 50 miles per hour. How long the same distance take trevor if he drove at 40mph? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 624895: An old pump takes 20 hours to drain a pool. A new pump takes 13 hours to drain the pool. How long will it take for both of them working together to drain the pool? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1657)
 Question 624895: An old pump takes 20 hours to drain a pool. A new pump takes 13 hours to drain the pool. How long will it take for both of them working together to drain the pool? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(9717)

 Question 624902: Adam drove a boat for 3 hours against a 5mph current. He drove back in 1 hour. How fast would he be driving in still water. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 624944: How long does it take to go 10 miles at 5 miles per hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 624949: At 6am a train traveling at 50mph leaves Los Angeles for San Francisco. Three hours later a train traveling at 40mph leaves San Francisco for Los Angeles. What time will the trains pass each other? Assume the distance between the two cities is 450 miles. I need an equation set-up to be solved please. Thank-you! Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 625066: A man walks for some distance at 8 km/h, and for an equal distance at 5 km/h .The total time he takes is 3 hours and 15 minutes. Find the distance he had walked. Click here to see answer by oscargut(1838)

 Question 625088: The driver of a car travelling at 60 km/h is 80 km behind the driver of another car travelling at 50 km/h. How long will it take the faster car to catch up with the slower car? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 625091: Karnataka Express leaves Bangalore at 5 p.m. and reaches Dharmavaram at 9 p.m. Kurla Express leaves Dharmavaram at 7 p.m. and reaches Bangalore at 10.30 p.m. What time do the trains cross one another? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 625113: Tracy can wallpaper 3 rooms in a new house in 7 hours. Together with her trainee they can wallpaper the 3 rooms in a new house in 5 hours. how long would it take the trainee working by herself to do the job? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 625139: a tugboat goes 180 miles upstream in 10 hours. The return trip downstream takes 5 hours. Find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current. the spead of the tugboat is ____mph, and the speed of the surrent is ___mph. Simplify your answer Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 625160: he time diffrence between brunei and london is 7 hours so when it is 1900 in brunei it is 1200 in london when it is 0330 in brunei what time is it in london? Click here to see answer by oscargut(1838)

 Question 625199: At 5 miles a hour speed, how long does it take to go 48 feet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 625286: If I walk 1.6 miles in 28 minutes how fast am I walking? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 625349: Myra can weed a garden in 3hrs. Ana can do it in 4hrs. How long will it take them to weed the garden if they work together? Click here to see answer by oscargut(1838)
 Question 625349: Myra can weed a garden in 3hrs. Ana can do it in 4hrs. How long will it take them to weed the garden if they work together? Click here to see answer by Emsley(35)

 Question 625371: At 10:00 a.m. Samuel leaves his office traveling by car to deliver roses to Jennifer.He stopped to eat lunch for two hours,and then returned directly to his office,arriving at 2:00p.m. If Samuel rate going was 60 mph and the rate returning was 20 mph,how far is it from Samuel office to Jennifer's? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 625371: At 10:00 a.m. Samuel leaves his office traveling by car to deliver roses to Jennifer.He stopped to eat lunch for two hours,and then returned directly to his office,arriving at 2:00p.m. If Samuel rate going was 60 mph and the rate returning was 20 mph,how far is it from Samuel office to Jennifer's? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625417: Distance covered by plane = 2,160 miles Time required to cover distance = 4 1/2 hours Average speed of airplane? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 625476: If I travel at a speed of a 120 mph at a distance of 2500 miles. How long will it take in hours. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 625559: a bus travels at a speed of 20 km / hr . How far will it travel in 36 minutes ? Click here to see answer by Emsley(35)
 Question 625559: a bus travels at a speed of 20 km / hr . How far will it travel in 36 minutes ? Click here to see answer by lenny460(914)

 Question 625553: A car starting from rest moves down on an inclined road with a uniform acceleration . It travels for 100 m in 10 secs . The speed of car at the end of 10 sec is nearly a. 10 m/s b. 20 m/s c. 40 m/s d. 100 m/s its ans is b .. but i m not geting the correct ans , please help Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 625553: A car starting from rest moves down on an inclined road with a uniform acceleration . It travels for 100 m in 10 secs . The speed of car at the end of 10 sec is nearly a. 10 m/s b. 20 m/s c. 40 m/s d. 100 m/s its ans is b .. but i m not geting the correct ans , please help Click here to see answer by Emsley(35)

 Question 625629: It took a car 2 days to travel 2128 miles. What was this car's average speed, in miles per hour? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625655: Two model trains begin at the toy train station and travel continuosly on two circular tracks of equal length. The first train completes a circuit in 20 seconds and the second train in 15 seconds. if both trains leave the station at the same time, after how many seconds will the two trains meet again Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625670: Could you help me with this one. A camera is placed 30 feet from a small tree. at this distance, the image of the tree in the camera is 24 millimeters tall. The height of the image is inversely proportional to the distance from the tree to the camera. how far from the tree should the camera be placed so that th height of the image is 6mm tall? Click here to see answer by reynard2007(52)

 Question 625669: Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph at the given point. 7x^2-6(sq3)xy+13y^2-16=0. (sq3,1) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 625669: Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph at the given point. 7x^2-6(sq3)xy+13y^2-16=0. (sq3,1) Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 625699: Timothy leaves home for Skedunk 400 miles away. After 2 hours, he has to reduce his speed by 20 mph due to rain. If he takes one hour for lunch and gas and reaches Skehdunk 9 hours after he left home, what was his initial speed? write the equations then solve. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 625748: A motorboat leaves a harbor and travels at an average speed of 9 mph toward a small island. Two hours later a cabin cruiser leaves the same harbor and travels at an average speed of 18 mph toward the same island. In how many hours after the cabin cruiser leaves the harbor will it be alongside the motorboat? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7090)

 Question 625813: A train running at the speed of 45 km/hr took 12 seconds to pass a certain point.What was the length of the train? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 625869: a lion is chasing a zebra. the zebra is 600 meters away from the lion. the zebra is running at 50 m/sec and the lion is running at 75 m/sec when do yo expect the lion to catch up to the zebra? Click here to see answer by oscargut(1838)

 Question 625947: katie and her famaliy are driving to a amusement park.The park is 300 miles from there home , They driven 1/3. How far are they from the park? Click here to see answer by jankiz(13)

 Question 625985: how fast do u have to go to travel 85 miles in 11 mins Click here to see answer by Theo(3556)

 Question 626008: a service station operator brought 85 kl of gasoline for \$63.750.Thegasoline was sold for \$.945 per liter.find the profit on the 85 kl og gasoline Click here to see answer by saliiim8(6)

 Question 626063: Linda hiked up a mountain trail and camped overnight at the top. The next day she returned down the same trail. Her average rate traveling uphill was kilometers per hour and her average rate downhill was kilometers per hour. If she spent a total of hours hiking, how long was the trail? Do not do any rounding. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 626099: how much money would you need if you had to drive 7hours and 20min. and back on a car that gets25miles to the gallon Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 626048: If a freight train travels 280 miles at 40 miles per hour, how many hours does it take the train to travel 280 miles? Click here to see answer by babs1010(6)

 Question 626139: This is not a homework question. I am trying to figure out how many laps I have to walk to equal a mile at the local park. The sign says one lap around equals .42 mile. I was thinking if I walk 2 1/2 laps that would be a mile, is this true? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 626073: A car rental company charges \$22.95 per day and 10 cents a mile to rent their cars. If a car was rented for 2 days for a total charge of \$60.90, how many miles was it driven? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)