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 Question 336769: How many hours will a car traveling at 45 miles per hour take to catch up with a car travelling at 30 miles per hour if the slower car starts one hour before the faster car? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 336763: Each of the two congruent sides of an isosceles triangle is 7cm. longer then half the base. If the perimeter of the triangle is 50cm. Find the length of each side of the triangle. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 336896: what is an automoblie's average speed, in miles per hour, if it travels 60 miles in 1 1/2 hours? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 336970: how do you solve: for her workout, Sarah walks north at the rate of 3mph and returns at the rate of 4mph. how many miles did she walk if the round trip took 3.5hours? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 336908: how long in minutes will it take you to travel 57 km if your average speed is 88 km/hr? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 336980: Sally can jog at a rate of 6.5 miles per hour. If she continues on a straight path at this rate, what distance would she travel in 24 minutes? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 336979: You and a friend each drive 50.0 km. You travel at 83.0 km/h; your friend travels at 92.0 km/h. How long will your friend wait for you at the end of the trip? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 336975: Please help show me how to do this word problem: Find the area in square feet of a rectangular yard that measures 20 yards by 12 yards. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 336686: A bus traveled at an average rate of 50 mph and then reduced its rate to 40 mph for the rest of thetrip. If the 220-mile trip took 5 hours, determine how long the bus traveled at each rate. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 336999: A doctor travels to the east from city A to city B (75 km) in 1.0 hr. What is the docotor's average velocity? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 337028: a train takes 3 hours and 10 minutes to reach its destination .approximately how many hours does the trip take Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 337035: Two cars traveling in the same direction leave the same point at the same time. Car 1 is going 65 km/h and Car 2 is going 55 km/h. How far must Car 1 travel before it has a 15 min. lead on Car 2. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 337045: How far will a car traveling at 65 km/h travel in 10 seconds? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 337057: Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 60 miles per hour and B is traveling at 70 miles per hour. Train A passes the station at 3:15pm. If Train B passes the station at 3:27, what time will Train B catch up to Train A? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 336969: If my car always goes 94 kilometers per hour and I stop at a rest stop for 21 minutes, and I only average 84.9 kilometers per hour on my trip; how many total kilometers did I go and how many hours did it take? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337108: Starting from rest, a car accelerates at a rate of 4.2 m/s2 for a time of 5 seconds. What is it's velocity at the end of this time? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 337108: Starting from rest, a car accelerates at a rate of 4.2 m/s2 for a time of 5 seconds. What is it's velocity at the end of this time? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 337205: if a sand dune travels 1.5 miles in one year,how far will it travel in 12 years. Click here to see answer by Jkilday92(1)

 Question 337203: jill is 18 km away from joe. both begin to walk at the same time. jill walks at 2.5 km per hour. they meet in four hours. how fast is joe walking? Click here to see answer by andrewmarcott12(1)

 Question 337046: e walked 5mph then jogged 8mph , total time 2hours and 15 min , how many miles did e go? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 337107: A hiker walks with an average speed of 1.2 m/s What distance in kilometers does the hiker travel in a time of one hour? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 337240: Two cars leave from the same places at the same time, traveling in opposite directions. One travels 5 km/hr faster than the other. After 3 hours, they are 495 km apart. How fast is each car traveling? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 337333: An elderly wildebeest scents a lion and starts running at 40 MPH. .02 Hours later, the lion starts running after the wildeebest at 50 MPH. Presuming they stated at the same spot, how long will it take the lion to catch the wildeebest? Use 5 Step Process. I figured the lion running 50 MPH would catch the wildebeest in four seconds. Is this correct? Thanks!! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 337324: A fire truck travels 35mph in 12 minutes to a house fire. How many miles did they fire truck travel in miles to the house fire? Show how you solve this problem step by step please. Is there an easy formula? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 337187: How far can airplane fly from its base, and yet return within 3 hours, if its outgoing speed is 600 kilometers per hour and its returning speed is 400 kilometers per hour? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 337452: if a boat is traveling next to a car on the road, and race, will the boat win? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 337564: A car went 372 miles in 6 hours, traveling part of the time at 55 miles per hour and part of the time at 70 miles per hour. How long did the car travel at each speed? Click here to see answer by chiexpert(48)
 Question 337564: A car went 372 miles in 6 hours, traveling part of the time at 55 miles per hour and part of the time at 70 miles per hour. How long did the car travel at each speed? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 337560: A plane can fly 340mph in still air. If it can fly 200 miles downwind in the same amount of time it can fly 140 miles upwind, find the velocity of the wind. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 337669: A cyclist bikes x distance at 10 miles per hour and returns over the same path at 8 miles per hour. What is the cyclist's average rate for the round trip in miles per hour? D= 10 M/H D=8MPH (10+8)/2 = 9 M/H Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 337669: A cyclist bikes x distance at 10 miles per hour and returns over the same path at 8 miles per hour. What is the cyclist's average rate for the round trip in miles per hour? D= 10 M/H D=8MPH (10+8)/2 = 9 M/H Click here to see answer by chiexpert(48)

 Question 337431: You commute to work a distance of 40 miles and return on the same route at the end of the day. your average rate on the return trip is 30 miles per hour faster than your average rate on the outgoing trip. write the total time,T, in hours, devoted to your outgoing and return trips as a function of your rate on the outgoing trip, X. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337706: How long would it take for a car falling over a cliff to go from 0-30mi/h Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 337758: a train that is 1 km long is moving along a straight track toward a tunnel that is 1 km long. The train travels @ 30 km/h. How many minutes does it take the train to go completely through the tunnel? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337792: A bus departed at 11:45am.. It traveled 325 miles at 65 miles per hour. How many hours did it take for the bus to reach its destination? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 337876: you leave your house driving at 50km/hr. your friend leaves your house 15 minutes later going in the same direction at 68 km/hr. how long will it take your friends to catch you? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 337879: If two trains leave New Haven traveling in opposite directions one is traveling at 75 miles per hour and they are 405 miles apart in 3 hours what speed is the second train traveling at. Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)
 Question 337879: If two trains leave New Haven traveling in opposite directions one is traveling at 75 miles per hour and they are 405 miles apart in 3 hours what speed is the second train traveling at. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 337885: Amelia Earhart flew 2,026 miles in 14 hours 56 minutes. To the nearest, what was her speed in miles per minute? Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 337893: if 2 buses leave houston at the same time, one is traveling at 45 mph and one at 55 mph. when will they be 400 miles apart? I am 27 y/o trying to help my sister with her Alg 2 hw. ITS BEEN SO LONG since I had word problems! Would you set the equation up like this? x=400/45-400/55 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 337886: a train pulls cargo 140 miles and then a second one pulls it another 200 miles going 5 miles faster than the first together they take 9 hours how fast are they going Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 337961: okay my question is ; you drove 200 miles in 3 hours and 20 minutes. Which expression represents your average speed if d represents distance and t represents time? Click here to see answer by katealdridge(100)
 Question 337961: okay my question is ; you drove 200 miles in 3 hours and 20 minutes. Which expression represents your average speed if d represents distance and t represents time? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

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