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 Question 334330: if the average speed is 65 mph how far will the car travel in 7 hours & 30mins Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334350: A car traveling with constant speed travels 150 in two hours. What is the speed of the car? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334380: two planes left an airport at noon.One flew east at a certain speed and the other flew west at twice the speed. The planes were 2700 mi apart in 3h.How fast was each plane flying? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 334380: two planes left an airport at noon.One flew east at a certain speed and the other flew west at twice the speed. The planes were 2700 mi apart in 3h.How fast was each plane flying? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 334401: A car travels a total distance of 317 miles. On the way to work it travels at a speed of 58 mph and on the way back it travels at a speed of 52 mph. The total time taken for the car is 5 hours and 45 min. How long does each of the speeds take? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334387: June and Carlos live 206 km apart. At 8:00 a.m. June started driving to Carlos' house at 60 km/h. At 10:00 a.m. Carlos started driving to June's house at 82 km/h. At what time will they bew 15 km apart? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 334441: You are 80 miles away from home and you start driving 45 mph. When will you be 500 miles away from home? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334504: Traveling a 60 mile trip. Averaged 30 mph for the first 30 miles. What would be the average mph on the balance of the trip so that the total average is 60 mph? (work must be proven) Thanks Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 334507: how many miles did Nicole travel in 12 minutes if she was traveling at 55 MPH Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 334510: Your Going on a trip that is 60 miles long.. First half of the trip you averaged 30 mph.. How fast would you have to be driving to average 60 mph for the whole trip? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334564: If I'm travaling 60miles at 75 mph. how long would it take? I forgot how to build this fomula. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334623: The distance between Village A and Village B is 5 miles. A person walks part of the way at 4 mph, then jogs the rest of the way at 9 mph. Find a formula that expresses the total amount of time for the trip, T, as a function of d, the distance walked. T(d) = ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334632: A motorist traveled at an average speed of 50 miles per hour and arrived at his destination in exactly 20 minutes. Which of the following is closest to the number of miles he traveled? Answer I got: 12 miles Actual Answer: 17 miles How do you arrive at that answer? Thank you for your time. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334671: The distance between village A and village B is 6 miles. A person walks part of the way at 5 miles per hour, then jogs the rest of the way at 9 mph. Find a formula that expresses the total amount of time for the trip, T, as a function of d, the distance walked. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9686)

 Question 334674: A plane flying the 3020-mile trip from City A to City B has a 60 mph tailwind. The flights point of no return is the point at which the flight time required to return to City A is the same as the time required to continue to City B. If the speed of the plane in still air is 430 mph, how far from City A is the point of no return? I need to translate the problem into a pair of linear equations in two variables. Ok, I have a line: 3020 miles City A -------------------------------------------- City B I know d = rt and the distance is 3020 miles. So it is rt = 3020, but with the 60 mph tailwind and 430 mph and all that I am just confused. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)
 Question 334674: A plane flying the 3020-mile trip from City A to City B has a 60 mph tailwind. The flights point of no return is the point at which the flight time required to return to City A is the same as the time required to continue to City B. If the speed of the plane in still air is 430 mph, how far from City A is the point of no return? I need to translate the problem into a pair of linear equations in two variables. Ok, I have a line: 3020 miles City A -------------------------------------------- City B I know d = rt and the distance is 3020 miles. So it is rt = 3020, but with the 60 mph tailwind and 430 mph and all that I am just confused. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 334667: lois rode her bike to visit a friend. she traveled at 10 mi/h. while she was there it began to rain. her friend drove her home in a car traveling at a speed of 25 mi/h. lois took 1.5 h longer to go to her friends house than to return home. how many hours did it take lois to ride to her friends house? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 334775: It takes you 1/2 hour to travel 26 miles to work, what is your average speed? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334787: At 10:100 a.m. two cars leave the same location and travel in opposite directions one car's speed is 50 mi/h, while the other's speed is 55 mi/h. at what time are the cars 273 mi apart? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334793: What do I need to do to solve this problem and how do I graph it? My average speed during a trip is 40 miles per hour. Write a linear function that models the distance you travel d(t) as a function of t, the time spent traveling. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 334853: In a walkathon to raise money for charity Alicia walked a certain distance at 5 mi/h and then jogged twice that distance at 8 mi/h. Her total walking and jogging was 2 hours 15 minutes. How many miles was the walkathon? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 334945: If a train travels for 4.5 hours at a rate of 40 mph, what is the distance the train will travel? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 334865: A truck driver traveled at 40 mph for the first part of a 646-mile trip, then increased his speed to 58 mph for the rest of the trip. The entire trip took 13 hours. How many hours are traveled at 58 mph? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 334912: A cyclist rides at an average speed of 24 mi/h. If she wants to bike 195 km, how long (in hours) must she ride? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334965: Two planes left an airport at noon One flew east at a certain speed and the other flew west at twice the speed The planes were 2700 miles apart in 3 hours How fast was each plane flying? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 334988: A boat is traveling at a speed of 36 km per hour.It has to travel a distance of 210 km.How long will it take? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 334727: Mike drove at a rate of 40 miles per hour. He returned by the same route at a rate of 45 miles per hour. The driving time for the round trip was 4 hours. What is the distance Mike traveled? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 334999: How fast must a car travel to overtake a bus in 5 hours, if the bus is averaging 30 kilometers per hour and left 3 hours before the car Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 335060: John drives from Town A to Town B , a distance of 720 km , at a constant speed. When he returns from Town B to A, he saves an hour of travel time by increasing his average speed by 10 km/h. find the total time taken for the whole journey(to and fro) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 335001: The elevator in the Washington Monument takes 75 seconds to travel 500 feet to the top floor. What is the speed of the elevator in miles per hour? Give your answer to two significant digits. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 335116: a cyclist travels 7km northward in a half an hour. What is her velocity in km/hr? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)
 Question 335116: a cyclist travels 7km northward in a half an hour. What is her velocity in km/hr? Click here to see answer by Theo(3464)

 Question 335117: sound travels at 343 m/s. how far will thunder travel in 13 seconds? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335118: a gambler drives 90mph to Las Vegas which is 330 miles away. If he doesnt stop along the way, how long will it take him to get there? Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335126: a raft floats down a river at a velocity of 2m/s. How far does the raft travel in 10mins. Please show ALL work. :) (: THANKS Click here to see answer by rfer(12662)

 Question 335124: a train travels 90km in 60mins, stops for 5mins, then travels 60km in 40mins. Whatis its average speed for the entire journey? Please show work. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 335124: a train travels 90km in 60mins, stops for 5mins, then travels 60km in 40mins. Whatis its average speed for the entire journey? Please show work. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 335329: A prison guard and his bloodhound are chasing an escaped prisoner. The prisoner has a 10 mile head start but the guard is walking 1 mph faster than the prisoner. The bloodhound is trained to run to the prisoner, run back to the guard, and then continue running back and forth between them If the bloodhound runs 10 mph, how far does the bloodhound run before the guard finally catches up with the prisoner? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 335252: Two cars traveling toward each other are 500 miles apart. Car A is traveling 15 miles per hour faster than car B. The cars pass after 4 hours. How fast is each car traveling? THANKS! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 335376: A car moves 46 seconds and covers 2 miles. Find the average speed. I know that there are 3600 seconds in an hour, but I feel pretty lost after that. I tried 2=(x/46) and come up with 92MPH is that the correct way to solve? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335467: ed is a gardener. it takes ed 35 minutes to plant a bush and 55 minutes to plant a tree. write an algebraic expression to find how long it takes to plant b bushes and t trees Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335427: Ivan runs 4 miles in 30 minutes. At the same rate, how many miles would he run in 48 minutes? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 335496: A jet plane and a cargo plane left the same terminal at the same time and flew in the same direction. The jet flew 1,000 km/h. After 6 hours, the planes were 2,100 km apart. Find the rate of the cargo plane. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 335523: If a plane flies 400 mls. with the wind. If a plane flies 300 mls. against the wind. In the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 22 mph. What is the speed of a plane in still air. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

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