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 Question 293961: lewis saw a certain number of humming birds h on saturday he saw 3 morethan twice the number of hummingbirds lewis saw in saturday ? what expression for the number of hummingbirds lewis saw on saturday ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57410)

 Question 293834: Two cars leave an intersection. One car travels north; the other east. When the car traveling north had gone 12 miles, the distance between the cars was 4 miles more than the distance traveled by the car heading east. How far had the eastbound car traveled? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 293799: You are to travel from point A to point B and return. On the trip from A to B, you travel at thirty miles per hour. How fast would you have to travel from B to A in order to average sixty miles per hour for the round trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 293937: Two cars leave the same city, one heading north and the other heading west. The first car travels at 25km/hr. In 1 hour, the cars are 65 km apart. How fast is the second car moving? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 294276: two cars leave the same day one heading north and the other heading west. the first car travels at 25km/hr. in 1 hour the cars are 65km apart. how fast is the second car moving Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 294350: The distance between two cities is ninety miles, and a woman drives from one city to the other at a rate of 45 mph. At what rate must she return if the total travel time is three hours and forty minutes? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57410)

 Question 294447: If vehicle (A) has 14 inch wheels and vehicle (B) has 24 inch wheels and both vehicles are traveling the same speed and route and start at the same time. will they both reach the same destination at the same time? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 294480: IF A CAR TRAVELS AT 55 MILES PER HOUR HOW MUCH IS THAT IN METERS? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 294550: i need help on this question...? Two trains left at the same time. Amtrak traveled south at 52mph. Orient Express traveled north at 28mph. In how many hours will they be 320 miles apart? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 294598: A train travels at a rate of (4x+5) miles per hour. How many miles can it travel at that rate in (x-1) hours? i have tried this question multiple times and eneded up getting the same 4 answers: 3x-4 miles 5x-4 miles 4x(squared)+x-5 miles and 4x(squared)-9x-5 miles Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 294623: What is a trains rate of speed, in miles per hour, if it travels 375 miles in 2.5 hours? 1) 55 2) 65 3) 90 4) 150 5) 937.5 Click here to see answer by helpnalgebra(91)

 Question 294607: Breanne is rowing a boat at the rate of 5 miles per hour. She can row 7 miles downstream, with the current, in the same amount of time it takes her to row 3 miles upstream, against the current. The following equation can be used to find the speed of the current stream: 7 over 5+c = 3 over 5-c what is the speed of the current in the stream? Click here to see answer by helpnalgebra(91)

 Question 294671: Two cars(A & B)started to from two stations at the same time. Distance b/w the stations is 230 km. After 3 hours distance b/w them is 20 km. The speed of B increases by 10 km for every one hour. What is the ratio of their speeds? i solved equation and got expression as (speed of A)+(speed of B)=60.If it is true then how to cnvert into ratio? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 294734: What does x equal in this formual 95=13+45lnx Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 294817: Two planes just took off from St. Louis, MO. The first plane is traveling 2 times faster than the second plane. After traveling in the same direction for 4.5 hours, they are 468 miles apart. What is the average speed of each plane? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 294894: How many hours will it take to complete a 63-km bike ride if you go 20 km per hour the whole time? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 294953: Alright so this involves trig.. A car is driving on straight towards a mountain on a flat road. the driver finds that the angle of elevation from where he is to the top of the moutian is 38 degrees. the car travels 5280 ft closer to the moutian, and finds that the angle of elevation from that spot to the top of the mountian is 48 degrees. how tall is the mountian? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295053: If John went from his house to school at 3mph and back home at 5mph how many miles did he go if this took 1 hour. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 295141: A bullet train travels 30 mph faster than a passenger train, and it takes the bullet train 3 hours less time to travel 400 miles. How long does it take the passenger train to make the trip. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 295199: A and B start their journey from a point X. If A travels north and B travels west such that after a time T the distance between A and B is 6 times more than the distance travelled by the slower walker and the distance travelled by the faster walker is 3 times that of the other. Find the distance travelled by the slower walker. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295219: How many minutes will a car traveling at 52 miles per hour take to catch up with a car traveling at 42 miles per hour if the slower car started two hours before the faster car? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295353: trains a and b are traveling in the same direction on parallet tracks. train a is traveling at 100 miles per hour and train b is traveling at 104 miles per hour. Train a passes a station at 4:20 a.m. If train b passes the same station at 4:50 a.m., at what time will train b catch up to train a? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295221: A field goal kicker can kick the football 45 yards into the wind. In identical conditions, kicking with the wind, the ball travels 70 yards. a) find the distance the kicker can kick with no wind. answer in units of yards. b) find the distance controlled by the wind. answer in units of yards. Thanks ! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 295321: I need help with this word problem, please. At a well-known university, 1/4 of the undergraduate students commute, and 1/3 of the graduate students commute. One-tenth of the undergraduate students drive more than 40 miles daily, and 1/6 of the graduate students drive more than 40 miles daily. If there are twice as many undergraduate students as there are graduate students, then what fraction of the commuters drive more than 40 miles daily? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 295497: I need some help on a question. If you ride your bike 23 kilometers in 1.5 hours, what is your average speed? Show All Your Work. Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)

 Question 295566: If I was driving 70mph and it took me 5 minutes to over take the car in front of me how fast is that car traveling? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 295608: if you can travel 180 miles in 3 hours,, how long will it take you to travel 300 miles at the same rate of speed? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295496: A local bus finishes its 50-mile route in the same amount of time that an express bus finishes its 75-mile route. The local bus averages 15 mph slower than the express. How long does it take each bus to finish its route Click here to see answer by palanisamy(496)

 Question 295650: Sonya drives 190 miles at a certain speed. After stopping at a rest stop, she drives an additional 350 miles at a speed 10 mph slower then before the stop. If she drove 3 hours longer after the stop than before the stop, what was her speed before the stop? Round answer to the nearest tenth of a mile per hour. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 295675: Two planes leave Pittsburgh and Philadelphia at the same time, each going to the other city. One plane flies 125 miles per hour faster than the other. Find the ground speed of the faster plane if the cities are 300 miles apart and the planes pass one another after 30 minutes of flying time. Answer in units of mi/h. Appreciate any help you can provide. Thanks ! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 295826: Suzanne can bicycle 8 mph with no wind. She bikes a round trip of 48 miles in 8 hours. What is the speed if the wind? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 295860: Gail traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 4-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will the boat go in still water? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15661)

 Question 296015: Train A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 40 mph and B is traveling 48 mph. Train A passes the station at 7:15 a.m. If train B passes the same station at 7:45 a.m.,at what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 296104: on a map 1 inch represent 50 miles. How long will a distance of 650 miles be on the map? Click here to see answer by rfer(12676)

 Question 296143: i am in law enforcement and reviewing a cold case file. i am trying to determine a possible distance of entry into the water from where the body was recovered. answer needed is possible distance of travel object wt. apprx 110lbs in water, water current is moving at a rate of 7 miles per hour. what would be the distance this object could travel in 24 hours? i was not sure on how the weight would affect the speed that the object would travel. thank you so much for your review. Click here to see answer by Deina(147)

 Question 296160: a trip that takes 3 hours by car takes 30 minutes by plane. At these rates, how many minutes would be required for a plane trip that takes 4 hours by car? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 296160: a trip that takes 3 hours by car takes 30 minutes by plane. At these rates, how many minutes would be required for a plane trip that takes 4 hours by car? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 296366: The average speed of a plane is 480 kilometers per hour. How long does it take the plane to travel 140? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)
 Question 296366: The average speed of a plane is 480 kilometers per hour. How long does it take the plane to travel 140? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 296377: Two trains are coming at each other at sixty miles an hour, one from Chicago, one from Los Angeles. Given an East South East wind of 15 mph in Eastern Colorado, which train uses more fuel to reach its destination? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9697)
 Question 296377: Two trains are coming at each other at sixty miles an hour, one from Chicago, one from Los Angeles. Given an East South East wind of 15 mph in Eastern Colorado, which train uses more fuel to reach its destination? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 296484: I have a chart with points (-8, -10) and (6, -4). What is the length between the two points? Click here to see answer by alicealc(281)
 Question 296484: I have a chart with points (-8, -10) and (6, -4). What is the length between the two points? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8914)

 Question 296523: a private plane traveled from Seattle to a rugged wilderness, at an average speed of 273 mph. On the return trip, the average speed was 234 mph. If the total traveling time was 7 hours, how far is Seattle from the wilderness? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 296667: Horizons has a manufacturing plant located 300 mi from company headquarters. Their corporate pilot must fly from headquarters to the plant and back in 4 hr. If there is a 20-mph headwind going and a 20-mph tailwind returning, how fast must the plane be able to travel in still air? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

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