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 Question 253061: a train moving at a constant rate of speed travels 260 miles in 5 hours at this rate how many miles will the train travel in 9 hours Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253070: Can you please help me solve this problem? A ball is thrown vertically upward from the ground with an initial velocity of 56 ft. per second. For how many seconds will the ball be going upward? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 253104: What is the average speed of a man that runs 350 meters in 17 seconds? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 253104: What is the average speed of a man that runs 350 meters in 17 seconds? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253105: if a car is traveling a rate speed of 48miles per hour, what is the rate speed of the car in miles per minute? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)
 Question 253105: if a car is traveling a rate speed of 48miles per hour, what is the rate speed of the car in miles per minute? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 253110: Can you please help me solve this word problem, I have tried multiple times and cannot figure it out, thank you for your help : Two planes start from the same airport and fly in opposite directions. The second plane starts 1/2 hour after the first plane, but its speed is 80 km per hour faster. Find the groundspeed of each plane if 2 hours after the first plane departs the planes are 3200 km apart. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 253129: two cars, 325 kilometers apart, travel toward each other. one car travels at a rate of 70 km/h and the other at 60km/h. after how many hours will they meet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)
 Question 253129: two cars, 325 kilometers apart, travel toward each other. one car travels at a rate of 70 km/h and the other at 60km/h. after how many hours will they meet? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253133: abu ran for 1/3 of an hour and then walked for half an hour at the rate of 3km/h. in all, he had covered 4 km. how fast did he run? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 253138: Elvira drives into the city to see a play. Due to traffic, she can only travel at arate of 15 mph. On her ride home, she is able to average 35 mph. Her total travel is 2 hours. How long does it take her to get home? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 253161: 1.)two airplanes take off at Manila Domestic Airport at the same time and fly in opposite directions. Their rates are 840kph and 860kph. Find the elapsed time when thy are 6800 km apart? 2.)Two men start from different points and travel towards each other. The rate of the first man is 5.6kph and tht other travels 0.4kph fatster than the first. How far apart were they after 1.5hours? 3.)A starts from the starting line and runs at a rate of 12kph. B leaves the starting line 12min later and runs at 18kph. In how many hours will B overtake A? 4.)A farmer with his fully loaded produce truck travels to market at 60kph. He leaves at 6am. The return trip begins at 3pm travelling at 80kph ang takes 1.5hours less time. Find the total travel time for the trip to and from the market. Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 253254: An object dropped from the top of a building passed you on the fifth floor three seconds later. If the fifth floor is 98 ft from the ground, how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 253262: a car is traveling at an average rate of 60mph. how far will the car travel in 3 1/4 hours? Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 253268: An object dropped from a building passed you on the fifth floor three seconds later. If the fifth floor is 98 feet from the ground, how tall is the building? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253269: In July of 1997, the first cliff diving world championships were held in Brontallo, Switzerland. Participants performed acrobatic dives from heights up to 92 feet. Suppose a cliff diver jumps from this height with an initial upward velocity of 5 feet per second. How much time does the diver have to perform acrobatic manuevers before hitting the water? Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 253276: The length of a rectangle is one more than three times the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle if its area is 30? Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 253445: A taxi left Los Angeles at 7:50 am travelling 50 kph. At 9 am, an express train travelling 110 kph left the same spot travelled by the taxi. At what time did the train overtake the taxi Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)
 Question 253445: A taxi left Los Angeles at 7:50 am travelling 50 kph. At 9 am, an express train travelling 110 kph left the same spot travelled by the taxi. At what time did the train overtake the taxi Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 253444: A taxi left Los Angeles at 7:50 am travelling 50 kph. At 9 am, an express train travelling 110 kph left the same spot travelled by the taxi. At what time did the train overtake the taxi Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)
 Question 253444: A taxi left Los Angeles at 7:50 am travelling 50 kph. At 9 am, an express train travelling 110 kph left the same spot travelled by the taxi. At what time did the train overtake the taxi Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253519: Lisa bought on calculator and a textbook in math. Her bill including the 7.25% sales tax came out to be \$100.58. The textbook was five dollars less than twice the price of the calculator. How much was each item before tax? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 253546: John leaves his house at 10 am and drives east at 50 mph. Mike leaves his house at the same time and drives west at 45 mph. If their houses are connected by a straight highway running east-west (no stoplights or towns) and are 350 miles apart then how far from Johns house will they meet and what time will they meet? I do not know how to create the equation. Thanks, Amy LaCroix Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253565: how many kilometers can a jet fly every hour Click here to see answer by drk(1908)
 Question 253565: how many kilometers can a jet fly every hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 249709: Martha was leaning out of the window on the second floor of her house and speaking to Steve. Suddenly, her glasses slipped from her nose. The glasses hit the ground in 2.2 seconds. Neglecting the effects of air resistance, answer the questions below. A. What is the height of the window from the ground? B. What was the impact velocity of the glasses? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 253573: An air plane traveled 3300 miles in 6 hours. How fast did the airplane travel per hour? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)
 Question 253573: An air plane traveled 3300 miles in 6 hours. How fast did the airplane travel per hour? Click here to see answer by JimboP1977(308)

 Question 253579: On saturday morning, Pam walked for 2 hours and then ran for 30 minutes. If she ran twice as fast as she walked and she covered 12 miles altogether, then how fast did she walk? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253766: In the time it takes one car to travel 93 km, a second car travels 111 km. If the average speed of the second car is 12 km/h faster than the speed of the first car, what is the speed of the car? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 253799: A train traveling at a speed of 30 miles per hours passes point A on its way to point B. At the same time, on a parallel track, another train traveling at a speed of 70 miles per hours passes point B on its way to point A. If point A and point B are 300 miles apart, how far from point B will the trains meet? (A) 240 miles (B) 210 miles (C) 150 miles (D) 140 miles (E) 90 miles Click here to see answer by stanbon(57356)

 Question 253760: In the time that it takes one car to travel 93 km, a second car travels 111 km. If the average speed of the second car is 12 km/h faster than the speed of the first car, what is the speed of each car? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 253819: What would the average speed for a journey leaving by bus at 7:40 and arriving at 9:00 be? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)
 Question 253819: What would the average speed for a journey leaving by bus at 7:40 and arriving at 9:00 be? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253867: Car A and car B both travel 1320 miles. Car A drove at an average speed of 10 miles per hour faster than car B and made the trip in one hour less time. Find the average speeds of both cars. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 253909: Car A leaves Los Angeles at noon driving North to San Francisco at 60 mph. Car B leaves at 1 pm traveling the same route at 70 mph. How many hours after car B leaves will it catch up with car A? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 253912: The planet Earth is 5 billion years old (a billion is one thousand million). Life first evolved on Earth around 4 billion years ago. The species Homo Sapiens is around 1 million years old. Imagine that the 5 billions years of Earth's existence is represented by one single year starting on January 1'st and ending December 31'st. (a).(Please enter month (write out the word), then date, then time, then am or pm) What date will it be? (b). The earliest civilizations of which we have records are no more than 10,000 years old. What date and time does this corresond to? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 254073: Train A travels 10 mi/h slower than train B. Train A travels 400 miles in the same time that train B travels 500 miles. Find the speed of each train. Thanks in advance! :) Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 254081: Car A and car B both travel 560 miles. Car A drove at an average speed of 10 miles per hour faster than car B and made the trip in one hour less time. Find the average speeds of both cars. Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 254059: Car A and car B both travel 560 miles. Car A drove at an average speed of 10 miles per hour faster than car B and made the trip in one hour less time. Find the average speeds of both cars. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 254110: A man drove 90km in 1 hour. How long did he take to drive 30km? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 254118: What is the average speed of a man who drove x miles in one half-hour? How do you set up the problem? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 254154: A mile long train is moving at 60 miles per hour when it reaches a mile-long tunnel. How long does it take the entire train to pass through the tunnel? Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)
 Question 254154: A mile long train is moving at 60 miles per hour when it reaches a mile-long tunnel. How long does it take the entire train to pass through the tunnel? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 254179: A family wanted to get to another town by 5:00 PM. They had to travel 140 miles. The speed limit was 70 miles an hour. At what time should they leave home? Assume that they would be driving at the speed limit and there would be no traffic jams. Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

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