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 Question 728823: Running a race, Roger can run one mile in 8 minutes. Jeff can run one mile in 6 minutes. If Jeff gives Roger a 1 minute start, how long will it take before jeff catches up to Roger? How far will each have run? Click here to see answer by josgarithmetic(13975)

 Question 728903: a jet flies along a straight path from Toronto to Montreal and back again. The straight line distance between these cities is 540km. on Monday, the jet made the round trip when there was no wind. on friday it made the round trip when there was a constant wind blowing from Toronto to Montreal at 80km/h in still air, the jet travels at a constant speed. write the expressions for the length of time required to fly from Toronto to Montreal. determine which trip takes less time Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 728590: same distance & same speed but two different vehicles (bus& bike) which will come first? Click here to see answer by KMST(3791)

 Question 728864: A flight departs from a city A at 11:00 a.m. CST to arrive in city B at 2:30 p.m. MST. If the plane flies at an average rate of 413 1/2 mph, what distance does it travel? (Hint: There is a 1-hour time difference between CST and MST.) Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 728863: I don't know how to solve this word problem. All I know is R*T=D. Please help me solve. "Traveling for 3 hours into a steady headwind a jet traveled 1650 miles. If the jet were flying with the same wind it could have gone 1300 miles in only 2 hours. Find the rate of the jet in calm air and the rate if the wind." Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 728926: Janelle drove 62 miles per hour for 2 hours and 30 minutes. How far did she drive? Click here to see answer by lenny460(1073)

 Question 592921: If you traveled 60 miles per hour and you drove for 20 minutes how far did you go? Click here to see answer by lenny460(1073)

 Question 330329: if you drive for 3 hours at an average speed of 50 miles per hour how far have you traveled? Click here to see answer by lenny460(1073)

 Question 729113: a car traveling north at 60 mph and a truck traveling east at 45 mph leave an intersection at the same time. At what rate is the distance between them changing 2 hours later? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 729169: A family drove 45 miles and they hiked 2 miles to their campsite. The trip took 1 hour and 15 minutes. If they drove 56 mph faster than they hiked, how fast did they drive? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 729155: Two cyclists competed in a 5 mile bicycle race. The more experienced cyclist gave the novice cyclist a head start of .6 mile and still won the race by 2 minutes. If the experienced cyclist's average speed was 3 mph faster than the novice's average speed, what was the novice's average speed? Can you please show the work. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 729261: Karen drove 638 miles in 11 hours. At the same rate, how long would it take her to drive 754 miles? Click here to see answer by ella13(7)

 Question 729268: Nicole runs 10 miles in 75 minutes. At the same rate, how many miles would she run in 66 minutes? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 729336: A car travels at an average speed of 64 miles per hour. How many miles does it travel in 3 hours and 45 minutes? Click here to see answer by lenny460(1073)

 Question 729387: Good morning, Any help on this one would be greatly appreciated. If a ball is dropped from the top of a 360-foot building, then the formula h(t) = 360 – 16t2 expresses its height h(t) in feet as a function of the time t in seconds. Find h(3), the height of the ball 3 seconds after it is dropped. Click here to see answer by KMST(3791)

 Question 729392: If a slow engine leaves the tracks 1 1/2 hours earlier than a faster train that travels 1 1/2 times faster than the slow train, how long will it take for the fast train to catch up to the slow train?? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 729466: A car travels at 60km/h and takes 5hours for a journey. How long would the car take if it travelled at 90km/h Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)

 Question 729459: Speed of Plane A = 425 mph. Speed of Plane B = 375 mph. Both planes leave from Kansas City at the same time. Plane A flies due West. Plane B flies due South. After 3 hours, how far is Plane A from Plane B? miles Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 729486: 104 miles in 78 minutes what is my rate? Click here to see answer by erika514(39)

 Question 729535: HOW MUCH TIME IS REQUIRED FOR A BIKE TO TRAVEL A DISTANCE OF 100 AT AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 2M/S Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 729545: at what speed would a car be traveling if it hit a parked car head on without applying the breaks and drove the parked car back 30' Click here to see answer by KMST(3791)

 Question 729590: James left home and travelled towards the moumtains.Lisa left 2.1 hours later travelling 35 km/h faster in an effort to catch him. After 1.2 hours Lisa finally caught up with him.What was James average speed? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7375)

 Question 729588: a plane flies to Sydney airport and back,It took one hour less time to get there than it did to get back.The average speed on the trip there wsa 220 km/h.The average speed on the way back was 200km/h.How many hours did the trip there take? Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 729600: car A left dagupan at 9:00 am going to manila with a velocity of 40km/hr. after 1hr,car B left from the same location and taken the same route as car A going to manila. if car B has a velocity of 90km/hr, what time does car B over take car A? Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 729542: How far does: A. A cyclist travels in 3 hours at an average speed of 12 km/h. B. A ship travel in 5 hours at an average seed of 25 km/h. Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4176)

 Question 729295: A plane can travel 975 miles with a 40 mph tailwind in the same time it can travel 800 miles with a 30 mph headwind. How fast an the plane travel with no wind resistance? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3341)

 Question 729678: Square root of 5R+1=5? R=? Additional Details Type as a integer or decimal rounded to the nearest thousandth Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)

 Question 729677: In applying kirchhoff's laws to the circuit shown to the right, the following equations are found.? iA+iB+iC=0 7iA-5iB =2 5iB-3iC=-1 iA=?,iB=?,iC=? type integers or a fractions. Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)

 Question 729688: Steve drove at a constant speed for 3 hours on the turnpike. He then slowed his speed by 15 miles per hour and drove for 2 hours on a secondary road. Steve covered 245 miles. What was his speed on the turnpike Click here to see answer by checkley79(3341)

 Question 729724: Two cyclists start at the same point, and travel in opposite directions. The first travels eight miles/hour faster than the other; in three hours, the cyclists are 312 miles apart. How fast is each traveling? Click here to see answer by checkley79(3341)

 Question 729735: "nancy and mark commute to work, traveling in opposite directions. Nancy leaves the house at 7am and averages 30 mph. mark leaves at 7:15 and averages 40 mph. at what time will they be 165 miles apart". Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 729676: A motorist travels at 45 km/h for t hours. express the distance d travels as a function or t? d(t)= Click here to see answer by mbmodak(32)

 Question 729729: Hi, could you help me solve this word problem: Ahmed and Bryan are on two different boats that are 60km apart. Byran starts sailing west at 10km/h. Two hours later, Ahmed starts sailing south at 30km/h. They both arrive at the port, P at exactly the same time. How long does it take Bryan to get to the port? I set up a digram, and I started to set up a table that has time, speed, and distance. Ahmed's time was x-2 his speed x and distance 30. Bryan's time was x his speed x and distance 10. That's as far as I got before I became unsure if this was the right approach. Thanks. Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 729792: If you drove 35 miles in an hour how many feet would you drive a minute? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 729798: An aeroplane takes off from the ground at an angle of 27 degrees and its average speed in the first 10 seconds is 200 km h-1 . What is the altitude of the plane at the end of this time? Click here to see answer by mananth(14512)

 Question 730012: A tugboat goes 160 miles per hour 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 speedof the tugboat is __ mph, and the speed of the current is __. Please show the work so I can impliment it with further questions. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 729974: The formula R=-0.028t + 20.8 can be used to predict the world records in the 200-m dash t years after 1920. Determine (in terms of an inequality) those years for which the world record will be less than 19.0 sec. Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4176)

 Question 729969: The speed of the current in a river is 5 miles per hour. A boat leaves a dock on the bank of the river, travels upstream 25 miles, and returns to the dock in 12 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4176)

 Question 730043: A car travels at 80 kilometers per hour. Write an expression for the distance traveled after h hours. Click here to see answer by lynnlo(4176)

 Question 729914: Please help me solve this word problem: Mary runs 900 ft per minute. What is her speed in miles per hour? (5280 ft= 1 mi). Click here to see answer by checkley79(3341)

 Question 730077: a plane traveled 630 miles to toronto and back. the trip there was with the wind. it took 6 hours. the trip back was into the wind. the trip took 14 hours. what was the speed of the plane in still air? what was the speed of the wind? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 729976: She rode a bike for 5 miles then she walked for another 2 miles. she can ride her bike twice as fast as she can walk. The entire trip tool 2 hours . How fast can she walk Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)