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 Question 215717: How long will it take to drive 47 miles at 25 miles per hour Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 215717: How long will it take to drive 47 miles at 25 miles per hour Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 215637: At a 3-mile cross-country race an athlete runs 2 miles at 8 mph and 1 mile at 10 mph. What is the athlete's average speed? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215824: Two cars start at an interstate interchanger and travel in the same direction at average speeds of 40 miles per hour and 55 miles per hour. How much time must elapse before the two cars are 5 miles apart? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215843: Riders go from 0 to 100 miles per hour in 7 seconds. Find the acceleration of the roller coaster during this time interval in miles per second squared. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 215864: Delmas flew to Detroit in 90 minutes and drove his car back home in 6 hours. If he drove 150mph slower than he flew, then how fast did he fly? Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 216016: If a car travels at 55 mph for 2 hours, how far does it go? Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)

 Question 215846: An executive flew in the corporate jet to a meeting in a city 1500 kilometers away. After traveling the same amount of time on the return flight, the pilot mentioned that they still had 300 kilometers to go. The air speed of the plane was 600 kilometers per hour. How fast was the wind blowing? (Assume that the wind direction was parallel to the flight path and constant all day.) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15657)

 Question 216049: two friends start walking in opposite directions one walks 5mph the other walks 4mph they are talking on radios with a 20mi radius how long can they talk? i'm not sure how to set up the equation tried lots of times and doesnt come out right Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 216049: two friends start walking in opposite directions one walks 5mph the other walks 4mph they are talking on radios with a 20mi radius how long can they talk? i'm not sure how to set up the equation tried lots of times and doesnt come out right Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15657)

 Question 216188: A car travels from A to B. First half of the distance it moves with a speed 60 mph, and the second half - with a speed 40 mph. Find the average speed of a car for the whole trip. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6962)

 Question 216105: two cars start from the same point at the same time and go in opposite directions. one car averages 30mph and the other car averages 45mph. how long must they travel to be at least 150 miles apart? use the distance formula to solve. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 216277: driving at 80 km per hour, how far will you drive in 2 hours, in 3 hours, and in 4 hours Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 216298: The winner of the track meet had an average speed of 5 meters per second. The second place runner had an average speed of 4.5 meters per second. IF the winner finished 2.2 seconds ahead of the second place runner, how long did it take the winner to cross the finish line? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15657)

 Question 216446: A CAR TRAVELS 50 MILES IN THE SAME TIME A PLANE TRAVELS 180 MILES. THE SPEED OF THE PLANE IS 143 MPH FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF THE CAR, FIND THE SPEED OF THE CAR. Ive been working on this for days please help..thank you so much Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 216507: How fast is an SUV traveling if it takes the vehicle 26 minutes to travel 20 miles. Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 216498: How long does it take traveling at 20 km/h to travel 400 km? Click here to see answer by tutor_paul(490)

 Question 216583: If a man earns \$420 interest in one year at 7%, what was the amount of money invested? Click here to see answer by DRichardson(63)
 Question 216583: If a man earns \$420 interest in one year at 7%, what was the amount of money invested? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 216584: A car traveled an average speed of 75 miles/hour. The car traveled 3 1/3 hours. What was the distance the car drove? Click here to see answer by DRichardson(63)
 Question 216584: A car traveled an average speed of 75 miles/hour. The car traveled 3 1/3 hours. What was the distance the car drove? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)
 Question 216584: A car traveled an average speed of 75 miles/hour. The car traveled 3 1/3 hours. What was the distance the car drove? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 216584: A car traveled an average speed of 75 miles/hour. The car traveled 3 1/3 hours. What was the distance the car drove? Click here to see answer by wbrown1972(1)

 Question 217119: Two cars, A and B, are traveling in the same direction, although car A is 271 m behind car B. The speed of A is 18.0 m/s, and the speed of B is 15.1 m/s. How much time does it take for A to catch B? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 217130: How many miles per hour must you be traveling to reach a distance of 120 miles in 12 seconds? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 217140: Two motorcycles travel toward each other from Chicago and Indianappolis, which are about 350 km apart, at rates of 110 km/h and 90 km/h. They started at the same time. In how many hours will they meet/ Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 217228: How fast do I have to go to travel 15 miles in 40 minutes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 217348: An airplane, traveling with a tail wind, travels 1000 miles in 2 hours. The return trip, against the wind, takes 2.5 hours. Find the speed of the wind(assume that both rates are constant) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 217392: what is the Y-intercept of the line that passes through the points (7,4) and (-3,9) Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 217392: what is the Y-intercept of the line that passes through the points (7,4) and (-3,9) Click here to see answer by elima4(15)

 Question 217400: If a fire truck was driving at 50 miles per hr and traveled for eight min. how far will will it have traveled? We tried dividing 8 into 60 mins, which equalus 7, then we multiplied 7x50, but that equals 350 so that can't be right. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 217360: Assume the distance b/w Washington DC and Philadelphia is 120 miles. Suppose on a recent trip, driving from DC to Philly, your average speed for the first half of the trip was 40 mph. If you wanted to average 50 mph for the entire trip, what must be the average speed for the second half of you trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15657)

 Question 217485: Find the break-even quantity for a company that makes X number of computer monitors at a cost C given by C = 870 + 70x and receives revenue R given by R = 105x Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 217460: Find an algebraic expression for: the time it takes to travel 100 miles at x + 5 miles per hour Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 217516: If a person traveled at a rate of 32 mph to visit a nearby town. The person averaged 10 mph on the return trip. if the round trip took 6.3 hours, find the distance to the nearby town. I have figured out that it is 48 miles away but can't figure out how to express this in an algebra formula, any recommendations? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 217641: Please help... The perimeter of a triangle is 72cm. One side is four times the smallest side. The third side is 24cm longer than the smallest side. Find the measure of each side. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 217764: If someone is driving 62 mph, how far will they travel in 5 hrs.? What is the algebraic expression for this problem? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 217833: John is traveling to a meeting that is 28 miles away. He needs to be there in 30 minutes. How fast does he need to go to make it to the meeting on time? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 217867: A motorcycle traveling at 70 miles per hour overtakes a car traveling at 40 miles per hour that had a three- hour head start. How far from the starting point are the two vechicles. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)
 Question 217867: A motorcycle traveling at 70 miles per hour overtakes a car traveling at 40 miles per hour that had a three- hour head start. How far from the starting point are the two vechicles. Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1425)

 Question 217945: it takes u 14 minutes to travel 4 miles. assuming you continue at the same rate, how long will it take u to travel 10 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)