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 Question 627452: Two motorists start toward each other from cities 400 miles apart at 1 P.M. If one motorist travels at an average rate of 42 miles per hour and the other motorist travels at an average rate of 38 miles per hour, at what time will the cars meet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)
 Question 627452: Two motorists start toward each other from cities 400 miles apart at 1 P.M. If one motorist travels at an average rate of 42 miles per hour and the other motorist travels at an average rate of 38 miles per hour, at what time will the cars meet? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 627413: From a point on a lake, two boats are driven in opposite directions, one at 9 mph and the other at 10 mph. In how many hours will they be 57 minutes apart? Click here to see answer by hammy(9)

 Question 627445: Cyril's house, the supermarket, and Josh's office are on a straight road. Cyril rode her car and traveled with a speed of 60 kph for 10 mins. Josh left his office to meet Cyril at the supermarket. He used his car and traveled with a speed of 90 kph for 5 mins. How far is Josh's office from Cyril's house? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 627522: convert to equation: Jane walks 1 mile to the book store in the same time she can bicycle 2.5 miles to the mall. The speed on the bicycle is 6 miles/hour faster than her walking speed. What is her walking speed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 627546: A person travels 18 MPH going to a lodge and 12 MPH coming back. The total round trip took 6 hours. How far is the lodge from his house? (Give the answer in miles to 1 decimal place Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7008)

 Question 627605: chris can ride his bicycle 7 1/2 miles in one hour how far can he travel in 4.5 hours Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627632: if a car travels at 55 mph for 3 hours, how far does it go? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 627659: A car travels at an average speed of 48 miles per hour.how long would it take to travel 216 miles Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 627716: what is the rate per hour for traveling 342 miles in 120 minutes Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 627776: At an average speed of 65 miles an hour, how many minutes are needed to drive 78 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)
 Question 627776: At an average speed of 65 miles an hour, how many minutes are needed to drive 78 miles? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 627894: Please help me with this word problem. Thank you very much! Maria drives her car for 75 miles and uses 2.5 gallons of gas. How many miles could she drive on one gallon of gas? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7008)

 Question 627891: Please help me answer this problem. Thank you very much! A store sells rice at a rate of 59 cents per ounce. How much would three pounds of rice costs? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 627938: A thief escaped from police custody. Since he was a sprinter, he could run at a speed of 40 kmph. The police realised it after 3 hrs and started chasing him at 50 kmph. The police had a dog which could run at a speed of 60 kmph. The dog would run to the thief and return back to the police and then would turn back towards the thief. It kept on doing so till the police caught the thief. Find the distance travelled by the dog in the direction of the thief. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 627903: ABC Company is moving out of their current commerical space and into a new space just 15 minutes away. 9 truck loads will be needed. It takes 20 minutes to load a truck. It takes 15 minutes for a truck to travel to the new space, and it takes 20 minutes to unload a truck. How many physical trucks will be needed to complete this move process in 8 hours? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 320038: A bank robber holds up a bank and speeds away on the freeway at 80 miles per hour. Thirty minutes later, police officers, having gotten a description from people at the bank, take off in pursuit at 90 miles per hour. How long will the police have to drive to catch up, and how far from the bank will they catch the robber? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 627892: Please help me with this word problem. Thank you very much! A turkey takes 6.25 hours to cook and instructions said 15 minutes per ound, how many ounds was the turkey? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628029: a car and truck are traveling north on a highway . the truck has a speed of 42 miles per hour and the car has a speed of 37 miles per hour . if the truck is ahead of the the car what is the relative velocity? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 628049: johnny drove 35 miles in 10 minutes how fast was he going Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 628026: If an object is travelling at 10m per second and gains 3m per seconds how far will it have gone in 4 seconds? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 627846: by how much is a car exceeding the speed limit of 100km/hr if it travels at 180 kms in 1.5 hours Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 627844: A train takes 2 hours to reach station b from station a, and then 3 hours to return from station b to station a. The distance between the stations is 200 km. Find the (a) average speed and (b) average velocity of the train. please find the velocity Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628061: if i got on a train that went 100 miles per hour and it took 2 1/2 hrs to get there then i got on another train that went 50 miles per hour and took 1 hr and 45 mins. how many miles is that Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)
 Question 628061: if i got on a train that went 100 miles per hour and it took 2 1/2 hrs to get there then i got on another train that went 50 miles per hour and took 1 hr and 45 mins. how many miles is that Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 628085: Two trains leave chicago, one headed due east at 60 mph and one headed due west at 50 mph. How long before they will be 990 miles apart? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 628082: john traveled 40mph for half of his jorney and the other half at 60mph what was his average speed? show me the steps please Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 628055: Which rate is equivalent to 15 miles over one hour. Please show me the work. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 628116: A vehicle traveled at 60km/h.Find the distance traveled in 1 hour 20 minutes Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 628113: Larry's time to travel 371 miles is 3 hours more than Terrell's time to travel 220 miles. Terrell drove 2 miles per hour faster than Larry. How fast did each one travel? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 628164: a train travels from station A to station B at a distance of 200km apart takes 5 hpur.calculate the speed of the train.? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)

 Question 628190: If Mark is travelling South at 10 miles per hour for 45 minutes, and Sally is travelling North at 5 miles per hour for 30 minutes, and they meet after one hour, how far apart where they when they began Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628165: Two truck drivers leave a cafe at the same time, traveling in opposite directions. One truck goes 3 mph faster than the other one. After 2 hours they are 206 miles apart. How fast is each truck going? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 628193: two airplanes leave the airport at the same time, one heading west the other east. their average speeds differ by 10 miles per hour. after 1.5 hours, they are 520 miles apart. what is the approximate average speed of each plane over the 105 hours? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 628203: Two trucks left two towns A and B at the same time, and each was headed to the other town at a constant speed, passing each other at point C. The truck from town B completed the journey from C to A in 20 minutes. The truck from A completed the journey from A to C in 45 minutes, while maintaining its steady speed of 45 km/h. Find the speed of the truck from B in km/h, assuming that it maintains a constant speed throughout. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628186: Train A travels at 90 miles per hour and covers 360 miles. Train B covers the same distance but travels at 60 miles per hour. How much longer does it take Train B than Train A to cover that distance? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628245: A plane flies 435 miles with the wind and 375 miles against the wind in the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 10mph, find the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 628310: a car leaves Rockford, Il at teh rate of 65mph bound for Madison,WI. At the same time, a truck leaves Madison bound for Rockford at the rate of 55 mph. If the cities are 72 miles apart how long will it take for the car and truck to meet? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6761)

 Question 628336: If a car is going 85mph in 4.5 miles how fast would a stopped car have to go to catch up. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31530)
 Question 628336: If a car is going 85mph in 4.5 miles how fast would a stopped car have to go to catch up. Click here to see answer by MrLarame(2)

 Question 628312: An automobile car traveled 200 miles and at same time a track can travel 150 miles .If the automobile travels at the average speed of 15 miles per hour faster than the track then . Find their average rate? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628313: A boy leaves a town at noon on a bicycle traveling west at rate of 15 mph at 4pm. A girl leaves town in a car in the same direction at the rate of 45 mph.How many hours will it take to watch a boy and What time? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 628324: at 85 mph how long would it take to travel 13 miles. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)

 Question 628442: A man travels @ 8.7 mph for 10 miles, how long did it take? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 628529: if average speed of car is 35 km per hour how can it travel in 45 min Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7008)

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