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 Question 630048: Traveling for 3 hours against the wind, a plan is able to fly 1650 miles. The pilot when flying with the wind is able to travel 1300 miles in 2 hours. Find the speed of the plane and the speed of the wind. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 630012: 1. Pete can do a job in 4 hours less than Sam can. Working together they can complete the job in 16 hours. How long would it take each working alone? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of an hour. Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 630035: George and Martha like to practice their swimming together, but their schedules make this difficult to do. Today, they swam together. George swims every five days and Martha swims every three days. How many days until they swim together again? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)
 Question 630035: George and Martha like to practice their swimming together, but their schedules make this difficult to do. Today, they swam together. George swims every five days and Martha swims every three days. How many days until they swim together again? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 630055: Sara traveled a total distance of 1200 km. She covered 55% by plane, and the remaining distance by road. How many kilometers did she cover by each mode of transport? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 630014: One Plane traveling 400 mph goes 1,250 miles with the wind in the same amount of time that another plane going 450 mph goes 1,000 miles against the wind. How fast is the wind blowing? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 630054: You drive at an average speed of 50 mph for one hour, but the magnitude of your average velocity is only 10 mph. Explain how this can be. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 630118: The speed of sound is approximately 760 mph in air. If a gun is fired mile away, how long will it take the sound to reach you? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 629982: a car travels from stop A to stop B with a speed of 30km/hr and then returns back to a with a speed of 50km/hr. Find the distace travelled by the car. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 630177: Wilma drove at an average speed of 55 mi/h from her home in City A to visit her sister in City B. She stayed in City B 20 hours, and on the trip back averaged 45 mi/h. She returned home 41 hours after leaving. How many miles is City A from City B? Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(277)
 Question 630177: Wilma drove at an average speed of 55 mi/h from her home in City A to visit her sister in City B. She stayed in City B 20 hours, and on the trip back averaged 45 mi/h. She returned home 41 hours after leaving. How many miles is City A from City B? Click here to see answer by graphmatics(170)

 Question 630167: A high school student in Seattle, Washington, attends the University of Central Florida. On the way to UCF he took a southern route. After graduation he returned to Seattle via a northern trip. On both trips he had the same average speed. If the southern trek took 45 hours, the northern trek took 50 hours, the northern trek was 310 miles longer, how long was each trip? The southern trip is miles long The northern trip is miles long Click here to see answer by graphmatics(170)

 Question 630234: a man walking with a speed of 5 km/hr reached his target 5 minutes late. if he walks at a speed of 6 km/hr, he reached on time. find the distance of his target from his house? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 630236: A 580-ft wide river spanned by a bridge, which has 1/6 of its length on the east bank and 1/7 of its length on the west bank. How long was the bridge? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 630308: Yola walked a distance of 3 miles in 90 minutes. If her speed for the first mile was 6 miles per hour, how many minutes did it take her to walk the rest of the distance? please include explanations Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)
 Question 630308: Yola walked a distance of 3 miles in 90 minutes. If her speed for the first mile was 6 miles per hour, how many minutes did it take her to walk the rest of the distance? please include explanations Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 630341: carlos maneuvered his way through the first 80 miles in 5 hours.then he doubled his speed for the last part of the trip.if the total trip was 400 miles,how many hours did it take carlos to maneuver the last part? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 630353: If it is 3:30 pm in PA. And your about 250 miles away what time will you arrive in Arlington Ma. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630386: "Mike and Adam left a bus terminal at the same time and traveled in opposite directions. Mike's bus was in heavy traffic and had to travel 20 miles per hour slower than Adam's bus. After 3 hours, their buses were 270 miles apart. How fast was each bus going?" I have to make an equation and solve it to get the answer, but I don't know how to. I've been trying to solve this for over a half an hour. Thank you for your time. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 630241: If you are travelling at 45 knots how long would it take to cover 5,750 Kilometres? Click here to see answer by lenny460(778)

 Question 630496: Sarah leaves Seattle for New York in her car, averaging 80mph across open country. 1 hour later, a plane leaves Seattle for New York following the same route and flying 400mph. How long will it be before the plane overtakes the car? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 630494: . Two cars are headed for Las Vegas. One is 50 miles ahead of the other on the same road. The one is in front traveling 60mph, while the second car is traveling 70mph. How long will it be before the second car overtakes the first car? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 630566: If a car traveled 80 miles between 2pm and 4pm. Is it true thst there must have been a time which its instantaneous speed was exactly 40 miles per hour? Justify your answer with an appropriate theorem or a counterexample if false. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 630592: jai left home at 1:00pm on his way to a meeting 300 miles away. If he averages 60 miles per hour, will he make it to his meeting at 7:00 pm,? How long will the trip take? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 630582: Christopher traveled by motorcycle at an average speed of 54 miles per hour. Then, he traveled by train at an average speed of 31 miles per hour. In total, he traveled 165 miles for 5 hours. How many miles did Christopher travel by train? (Round to the nearest mile.) Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6527)

 Question 630725: It takes 9.5 hours to fly from Baltimore to Munich and 11 hours to return. If an airplane averages 550 mph in still air, what is the average rate of the wind blowing in the direction from Baltimore to Munich? Assume the speed of the wind (jet stream) is constant and the same for both legs of the trip. Click here to see answer by rmnavalta(7)

 Question 630691: A trucker is expected to average at least 40 mph on his trip to and from the warehouse. He drives to the warehouse at 20 mph. How fast must he drive back? Click here to see answer by 55305(76)

 Question 630686: if a car traveling at a rate of 55 mi/hr ,how many minutes would it to take to travel 2.5? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630689: A high school student in Seattle, Washington, attends the University of Central Florida. On the way to UCF he took a southern route. After graduation he returned to Seattle via a northern trip. On both trips he had the same average speed. If the southern trek took 47 hours, the northern trek took 52 hours, the northern trek was 310 miles longer, how long was each trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 630857: If I walk 2.4 miles in 40 minutes, how fast am I walking? Please include the calculations. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630907: How long would it take for a falling skydiver going 210mph to travel 6 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630885: rene is going to the late. it is 60 miles away . and she is going 40 miles pre hour. how long will it take her to get there? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630956: Bill walks 6.25 km in 1 hour and 15 minutes, then runs 9 km in 45 minutes. What is the Bill's average rate of speed for the distance he traveled? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 630957: Joe's boat can travel 15 miles upstream and 15 miles downstream in a total of 4 hours. If the speed of the current is 5 mph, what is the speed of boat in still water? equation for this problem and how you get it? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 630984: the perimeter of a rectangular field is 276 m. the length is 18 m longer than the width. what are the dimensions of the field? (show work) Click here to see answer by Taino(8)

 Question 631023: A plain flies at a cruising speed of (x+4) kilometers per hour. At this rate, how long will it take to fly x2+11x+28 kilometers? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 631022: Christopher can paint his house in 66 hrs. If he hires cynthia to help him they can do the same job together in 54hrs. If he lets cynthia work alone, how long will it take her to paint the house? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 631027: If u could please help me set up the equation i am coming out with 2448 seconds which seems to large. The problem is a baseball is thrown striaght upward with an initial speed of 48ft/sec the number of feet s(t) above the ground after (t) seconds is given by s(t)=-16tsquare+48t when will it hitthe ground? The teacher said not to find the vertex thank you very much Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 631026: I walked for 28 hours 4 mph there 3 mph back how many miles did I walk jimp309803@aol.com Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 631011: Q) A train is travelling between two stations that are 100km apart at a speed of V kmh^-1. (1) express the time taken for the journey in terms of V Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 631034: If u could please help me with find vertex of a baseball is thrown straight upward with an initial speed of 64 ft/sec the number of feet s(t) above the ground after (t) seconds is given by s(t)=-16tsquare+64t what is the maximum height? I got 320 feet but am not sure if that is correct thank you Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 631024: The MRT leaves a station and travels at forty-five miles an hour. Three hours later, a second train leaves and travels at seventy-five miles an hour. How long will it take the second train to overtake the first? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 630854: Two sisters leave their house at the same time, and walk in opposite directions. In 5 hours they are exactly 20 miles apart. Find their speeds given that the older sister travels three times faster than the younger? Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

 Question 631085: what is the price per oz of indonesian cinnamon if 4 oz were mixed with 8 oz of thai cinnamon which costs \$9/oz to make 12 oz of brand M cinnamon which costs \$11/oz Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 631142: How long will it take to drive 3.4 miles at a speed of 10 mph ? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

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