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 Question 247095: At the same time, two trains start toward each other on parallel tracks, 450 miles apart. Train A’s constant rate is 55 mph. Train B’s is 65 mph. How long before they pass each other? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 247267: A woman walks 70 m to an elevator then rises upwards 40 m. What is the distance she traveled? What is her displacement from her starting point? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 247265: Is it possible for a car to start from Point A, travel to and stop at Point B at an average speed of 60 mph and never exceed a reading of 60 mph on the speedometer? Why or why not? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 247127: a car travels 5.5km in a time of 12 minutes. calculate its speed in km/h then convert this in to m\s Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 247298: Mr. Anders and Ms. Rich each drove home from a business meeting. Mr. Anders traveled east at 100 kilometers per hour and Ms. Rich traveled west at 80 kilometers per hour. In how many hours were they 100 kilometers apart? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 247334: the winner of the race ran 1500meters in 5 minutes and 22 seconds. What was the winner's speed in m/sec? Show Work. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247307: A jumbo jet cruises at a constant velocity of 950 km/h when the thrusting force of its engines is a constant 100,000 N. What is the acceleration of the jet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 247360: A truck traveling at a constant rate of 45 miles per hour leaves Albany. one hour later a car traveling at a constant rate of 60 miles per hour also leaves albany traveling in the same direction on the same highway. how long will it take for the car to catch up to the truck, if both vehicles continue in the same direction on the highway? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 247363: If you drive 3 and half hours at 40 mph how many miles have you driven Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247408: Donna drove half the distance of a trip at 40 mi/h. At what speed would she have to drive for the rest of the distance so that the average speed for the entire trip would be 45 mi/h? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)
 Question 247408: Donna drove half the distance of a trip at 40 mi/h. At what speed would she have to drive for the rest of the distance so that the average speed for the entire trip would be 45 mi/h? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15645)

 Question 247435: martha walked to the park which is 12 blocks from her home and jogged back. the entire trip took 1.5 hours. if martha jogged three times faster than she walked how fast did she walk? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 247451: If two cars are going one hundred mph towards each other, and they were one milea apart, how long would it take them to crash? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247513: a car travels 3 miles in 9 minutes what is the average speed Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247539: jan drove 310 km in 4 hours. at that rate jow far did she drive in 3 hours? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247525: Julie leaves home travelling at 45 mph. An hour later, her mom follows at 60 mph. How long will it take her mom to catch up to Julie? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 247792: An airplane takes 3 hours to travel 2160 miles with the wind. the return trip takes 4 hours against the wind. Find the speed of the airplane and speed of the wind. I am unsure of how to approach this question and your assistance, or any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 247800: dto = dreturning Example: With a 30-mph head wind, a plane can fly a certain distance in 6 hours. Returning, flying opposite direction, it takes one hour less. Equation: (r-30)6=(r+30)5 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16872)

 Question 247833: Suppose you get on a steamboat at noon in New Orleans and steam up the Mississippi River towards St. Louis at 20mph. Two hours later a friend gets in a motor boat in New Orleans and heads up river at 30 mph. What time does your friend catch up with you? Please help me translate this into an equation. Thanks Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 247832: HUMPTY DUMPY JUMPED OFF A WALL. THE EQUAION h(t)=-16t^2+13t+8 DESCRIBES HIS HEIGHT ABOVE THE GROUND WHEN t REPRESENT THE NUMBER OF SECONDS SINCE HE JUMPED. USE THE TRACE FEATURE TO ESTIMATE THE NUMBER OF SECONDS THAT ELAPSED FROM THE TIME HE JUMPED UNTIL HE HIT THE GROUND. ROUND YOUR THE ANSWER OF TENTHS. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)
 Question 247832: HUMPTY DUMPY JUMPED OFF A WALL. THE EQUAION h(t)=-16t^2+13t+8 DESCRIBES HIS HEIGHT ABOVE THE GROUND WHEN t REPRESENT THE NUMBER OF SECONDS SINCE HE JUMPED. USE THE TRACE FEATURE TO ESTIMATE THE NUMBER OF SECONDS THAT ELAPSED FROM THE TIME HE JUMPED UNTIL HE HIT THE GROUND. ROUND YOUR THE ANSWER OF TENTHS. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 247797: A cyclist traveled at a rate of 32 mph to visit a nearby town. The cyclist averaged 10 mph on the return trip. If the round trip took 6.3 hours, find the distance to the nearby town. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 247814: A train left Shawnee traveling due west at 90 miles per hour. A car left Shawnee at the same time traveling due east at 60 miles per hour. How much time will pass before the train and car are 405 miles apart? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 247934: the vagabonds were 200 miles apart at 2 p.m. and were headed toward each other. if they met at 6 p.m. and one was traveling 10 miles per hour faster than the other,what was the speed of each vagabond? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 247944: a person can jog 15 mph and walk 5 mph, if it takes that person a hour longer by walk what distance did they travel. I can back into the answer which i believe is 7.5 miles by charting it, 1 hr =15 miles, in half an hour they would jog 7.5 miles, so if they walk 5 mph in one hour they would cover 5 miles and in an additional 3o minutes they would cover 2.5 niles so in 1hr and 30 minutes it would be 7.5 miles which is one more than jogging it. what I need is a formuala. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 248191: how would 2100 miles, over 12 hours and traveled 720 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 248204: An engineering student is dropping an egg from the top of a building that is 40 feet high. How long will it take the egg to hit the ground? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 248253: I'm having difficulty with this problem: If an object is propelled upward from the ground level with an initial velocity of 224 ft per second, it's height "h" in feet "t" seconds later is given by the equation h=224t-16t^2. After how many seconds does the object hit the ground? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 248271: if someone is traveling to a meeting 60 miles away at 30 per hour how many hours will it take to get there? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 248349: An airplane flies from Metro city to Gotham with a tailwind that increases its normal speed by 120 mph. On the return trip the plane must fly against this wind,which decreases its speed by the same amount. The flight from metro city takes 2.34 hrs and the return trip takes 4.78 hrs. How far is it from Metro city to Gotham? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 248437: Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 100 mph and Train B is traveling at 120 mph. Train A passes a station at 3:20 P.M. If Train B passes the same station at 3:32 P.M., at what time will Train B catch Train A? thanks Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 248522: you are traveling at 70 km/hr down the highway. If you drive for 4 hours, how far will you travel ? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 248633: Trent can deliver his newspapers in 30 minutes. It takes Lois 20 minutes to do the same route. How long would it take them to deliver the newspapers if they work together? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9664)

 Question 248748: An object is projected directly upward from the ground. After t seconds its distance in feet above the ground is s = 144t – 16t2. a. After how many seconds will the object be 128 feet above the ground? b. When does the object strike the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 248707: at noon your family starts out fo louisville to o to ephis driving at 40 mph. your uncle leaves memphis to come to louisville two hours later.he is taking the same route and driving at 60 mph. the two cities ae 380 miles apart. at what time do the cars meet? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 248773: A motorboat can travel at 14 miles per hour in still water. The boat travels 24 miles upriver and runs out of gas, gloating back to its starting point 14 hours after leaving it. find speed of current. Use algebra with an appropriate equation... Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 248825: Rene is going to the lake to visit some friends. If the lake is 60 miles away, and Rene is driving at 40 miles per hour the entire time, how long will it take her to get to the lake? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57282)

 Question 248977: if you are driving 50 miles pr hour and you need to drive a total of 396 miles how many hours will that be Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 249016: susan rode her bicycle out into the country for a distance of 24 miles. on the way back, she took a much shorter route of 12 miles and made return trip in one half hour less time. if her rate out into the country was 4 miles per hour faster than her rate on teh return trip, find both rates. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 249004: jenny leaves florida at 8:00 am. Her average speed results in 50 miles per hour. Jim will take the same road but sleeps in late and leaves at 9:00 am. The result of his average speed is 60 miles per hour. When and at how many miles will jim pass jenny. I have a hard time with word problems. My classmate says make a table or chart but i dont know what info to use. help please Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 249024: 80 miles per hour = how many feet per sec? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 249124: If a car travels a distance of 500 miles in 7.5 hours, what is its average speed? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 249162: if a vehicle traveled 3,000 ft in 25 second. How fast would that vehicle be traveling. please show how you arrived at answer. Click here to see answer by actuary(112)

 Question 249307: If it takes a disk 4.5 minutes to play a song recorded at 45 rpm. How long will it take a disk to play recorded at 33.33 rpm? Click here to see answer by rfer(12654)

 Question 249352: flying with the wind a plane went 408 mph. flying into the same wind the plane only went 330mph. find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

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