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 Question 333210: An express train travels 315 kilometers in 3 hours what is the trains average rate of speed Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 333208: An express train travels 315 kilometers in 3 hours what is the train,s average rate of speed Click here to see answer by benazir.sj@gmail.com(109)

 Question 333234: 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 rfer(12657)

 Question 333278: You drive at a constant speed of 48 miles per hour.How far do you travel in 2 hours? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333276: a hiker hikes up a mountain 1 mi/h slower than she hikes down the mountain. if it takes her 1.5 hours to hike up the mountain, and only 1 hour to hike down it, how fast does she movein each direction? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333302: A boat travels 10km upstream and 10km back. The time for the roundtrip is 5 hours. The speed of the stream is 2km/hour. What is the speed of the boat in still water? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333295: One plane took off from the San Fransisco , traveling east. At the same time another plane took off from the same airport, traveling west. The plane traveling east was going 120 miles per hour faster than the plane traveling west. After three hours, the planes were 2,400 miles apart. How fast was each plane going? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333407: If a boy walks 7 miles north at 1.5 miles an hour and a girl walks 9 miles at 2 miles an hour, how long will it take for them to meet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 333448: An object is thrown upward from the top of a 160-foot building with an initial velocity of 48 feet per second. The height h of the object after t seconds is given by the quadratic equation h = -16t^2 + 48t + 160. When will the object hit the ground? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 333478: officers from your department are investigating the murder of a teenage boy in his home, which is 12 feet by 18 feet. what is the total area of the living room in square feet? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 333507: I need help with the problem: A car traveled for 1/2 hour at r mi/h , then increased the speed by 10 mi/ and traveled for 1 and 1/2 hours more. how far did the car go ( the answer must be expressed in the form of r ) Thank You ! , Any help is appreciated :) Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333490: Two cars depart from the same spot for the same destination. Car A travels 60 mph and Car B travels 65 mph. Car B arrives one hour before Car A. How many miles did each car travel? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333584: If I can drive 630 miles in 10.5 hours, how many miles can I drive in 4 hours? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333629: an airplane travels 40 miles in 5 minutes. what is its speed in miles pre hours Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)
 Question 333629: an airplane travels 40 miles in 5 minutes. what is its speed in miles pre hours Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 333616: A cyclist leaves home and rides due east for a distance of 25 km. She returns home on the same bike path.If the entire trip takes 3 h, what is her average speed? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 333545: Jason and Kim were at the park. If they both left at the same time, and Jason was driving at 30 mph, and kim was driving at 40 mph in the opposite direction, how long will it be before they are 210 miles apart? Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 333670: The speedboat traveled at a speed that was twice as fast as the yacht. The speedboat traveled 240 miles in one hour less than it took the yacht to travel 150 miles. What were the speed and time for both the speedboat and the yacht? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333659: Any help is appreciated! The speed of a passenger train is 8 mph faster than the speed of a freight train. The passenger train travels 270 miles in the same time it takes the freight to travel 230 miles. Find the speed of each train. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333704: you travel 60 kilometers in 1.5 hours. what us your average speed? how do you set up this problem? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 333723: A projectile is fired from the ground with an upward speed of 245m/s. After how many seconds will it return to the ground? h= vt- 4.9t^2 Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 333635: Karen left her house heading east, and her sister left two hours later heading west at a rate 5 mph faster than Karen. Six hours after Karen left, she and her sister were 600 miles apart. How fast was Karen moving? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333783: Archimedes ran 3 times as fast as his challenger ran. In fact, he ran 60 miles in 3 hours less than it took his challenger to run 32 miles. How fast did each of them run? How long did they run? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333834: Please help: A particular hybrid car travels approximately 176 miles on 4 gallons of gas. Find the amount of gas required for a 572 mile trip. Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 333833: Any help is appreciated: A black racer snake travels 39.1 km in 17 hours. What is the speed in km/h? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 333791: How fast must you travel in a car to go 84 miles in 56 minutes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 333792: M drove to a friends house at 40 miles an hour, he returned the same route at 45 miles an hour. the driving time was 4 hours. what distance did he travel? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333890: find the adverage speed for the given distance and time. include the units of measure in your answer. 16. An airplane travels 775 miles in 120 minutes. (I know that time goes into distance but i just dont understand the question) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)
 Question 333890: find the adverage speed for the given distance and time. include the units of measure in your answer. 16. An airplane travels 775 miles in 120 minutes. (I know that time goes into distance but i just dont understand the question) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 333932: Two cities are 2160 miles apart. A plane leaves one of them, travelling towards the other at an average speed of 340 miles per hour. At the same time a plane leaves the other, traveling toward towards the first, at an average speed of 380 miles per hour. How long will it take them to meet? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 333984: Karen notices that her husband left for the airport without his briefcase. Her husband drives 40 miles per hour and has a 15 minute head start. If Karen (with the briefcase) drives 60 miles per hour and the airport is 45 miles away, will she catch him before he arrives at the airport? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 333997: Total distance = 20 miles How fast do you have to go for the last 10 miles for the average velocity for the entire trip to be 5 mi/h? Given the average velocity for the first 10 miles. Is it possible to have a 20mi/hr average velocity for te total 20 miles. Why or why not? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 333967: passenger plane a jet leave the same airport at the same time, traveling in opposite directions. The jet travels at twice the speed of the plane. They are 2400 miles apart in 4 hours. Find the speed of both. 2400/4=600 mph 600/2=300 jet=600mph plane=300mph Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 334053: Annie drove to town at a rate of 64kph and returned at 80kph. How much time was taken for each direction if the total arriving time was 1 hour and 21 minutes? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334083: If a horse travels 5000m in 8 minutes, how far will it travel in 30 minutes? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 333996: two bicycles are twenty km apart riding towards each other at 10 km/hour. a bee is is traveling at 30 km/hour. the bee touches the front of one tire's bicycle, then goes and touches the other bicycles front tire as well. the bee goes back and forth continuously until he gets squished by the two front tires. how many km did the bee travel up until the time he was squashed? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 334014: Elisa made a trip to the lake and back. The trip there took four hours and the trip back took six hours. She averaged 50 km/h on the return trip. Find the average speed of the trip there. The answer is 75 km/h (I looked at the answer sheet! Shhh!), but I need to know how to solve it! And i have to show all of my work! Help? Thank you!!! Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 334085: what is the time that A will meet B if A walks at 80km/hr and B walks 60km/he and the total distance is 210km Click here to see answer by jrfrunner(365)

 Question 334143: If a train travels 100 miles in 25 seconds how fast was it going? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334054: A poodle is shot of a cannon at a circus The height of the dog after t seconds is given by h=-16t^2+32t+8 A)Find the height of the dog after 1 second? B)How long until the dog hits the ground? C)Find the max height that the poodle will attain? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 334186: At 210 miles per hour, how long would it take a race car to complete a 1.4 mile lap at the race track? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334172: A man drove the first 75 miles of a trip at an average of 50mph. He then drove the next 150 miles at an average of 60 mph. What was his average speed in mph for the trip? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 334011: A boat traveled 120 miles downstream and back. The trip downstream took 6 hours. The trip back took 15 hours. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current. I know the answer is that the boat in still water is 14 miles per hour and the current is 6 miles per hour (I looked at the answer sheet! Shhhh!) but i need to know how to solve it! Help? Thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 334273: While traveling at 65 mph, a car passes a train from back to front in 2 minutes. At the same time, another car, also traveling at 65 mph, moves from the front to the back of the train in 10 seconds. If the train travels at a constant speed, how long is the train? I found the distance it took each car to pass the train in the given times using d=rt. The car moving from back to front takes 2 minutes, and therefore 2.1667 mi. The car moving from front to back takes 10 seconds, and therefore 0.1806 mi. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 334269: Two trains leave the station at the same time, one heading west and the other east. The westbound train travels 14 miles per hour slower than the eastbound train. If the two trains are 360 miles apart after 2 hours, what is the rate of the westbound train? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

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