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 Question 337971: evaluate the expressions 3x to the second power and (3x)to the second power when x=4? Click here to see answer by katealdridge(100)
 Question 337971: evaluate the expressions 3x to the second power and (3x)to the second power when x=4? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57242)

 Question 337967: my Question is: A rectangular computer screen measures 28 centimeters by 21 centimeters. What is the perimeter Of the screen? Click here to see answer by katealdridge(100)

 Question 337939: Mike and Adam left a bus terminal at the same time and traveled in opposite directions. Mike's bus was in heavy traffic and had to travel 20 mph slower than Adam's bus. After 3 hours, their buses were 270 miles apart. How fast was each bus going? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 337993: i don't know how to setup the following word problem: a pilot flew a jet from city a to city b, a distance of 2500 miles. on the return trip the average speed was 20% faster than the outbound speed. The round trip took 9h 10m. what was the speed from city a to city b? i attempted a table: d=r * t and it didn't work out. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 338016: a car accelerates uniformly from rest to a speed of 23.3 km/h in 8.4s. what is the distance it travels during this time? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 338136: Dan and Karen who live 10 miles apart meet at a cafe that is directly north of Dan's house and directly east of Karen's house. If the cafe is 2 miles closer to Dan's house than to Karen's house, how many miles is the cafe from Karen's house? (A)6 (B)7 (C)8 (D)9 (E)10 Could please solution to the above problem. Thanks Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 338165: If Ben runs 7 mph and Noah runs 5 mph how long will it take for the boys to run 1/5 mile? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 338058: a train goes with speed 90km/hr crosses a platform of length 160m in 10sec, what is length of the train? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338228: 1. if it takes john 900 seconds to run 1 mile then he is running at a rate of 4 mph. show work 2. Three consecutive odd counting numbers have the property that the sum of the largest and twice the smallest is 64. what is the middle number. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 338248: If your speed is 3.5 mi/h, how far will you bike in 1.2 h? Click here to see answer by victoria.howard(6)

 Question 338287: a ship travels 685 nautical miles. how many feet has the ship traveled? if many feet has the ship traveled? if a nautical mile equals 1,852 meters, how many meters has the ship traveled? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 338372: Ship A leaves port sailing north at a speed of 15 mph. A half hour later, ship B leaves the same port sailing east at a speed of 33 mph. Let t (in hours) denote the time ship B has been at sea. Find an expression in terms of t giving the distance between the two ships. I don't know how to start it thanks! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338460: two runners start running laps at the same time, from the same starting position. george runs a lap in 50 seconds, sue runs a lap in 30 seconds. when will the runners next be side by side? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 338484: what is the distance of a car traveling 98 kilometers per 2 hours Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)
 Question 338484: what is the distance of a car traveling 98 kilometers per 2 hours Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 338416: How far will a student drive if they were to set the cruise control at 90 km/hr and drive for 30 minutes? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 338538: a train travels for 7 hours, it returns at 12km/h faster and takes 5 hrs, what is the distance travelled Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 338546: A bullet from a high speed military machine gun travels at 108000 km/h, assuming that the bullet does not slow down, find the time in seconds that it takes to travel 3 km. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 338581: How long will take a car that is traveling at 60 mph to overtake a bus traveling at 50 mph if the bus had a 2-hour head start? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)

 Question 338602: If given the distance and average speed how do you find out the time it took to get there Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 338573: It took Mike 13 hours to drive to his family’s house for the holidays. Mike averages about 72 miles per hour. About how many miles did Mike drive? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338571: An airplane whos speed through the air is 500 km/h covers a distance over the ground of 1000 km in 2.5 h. How fast was the wind against it? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338657: Jina drove 322 miles using 16 gallons of gas. At this rate, how many miles would she drive using 20 gallons of gas? Thank you:) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 338673: If an object travels at a speed of 3 meters per second, how many meters does it travel in half an hour? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 338675: If X is the set of positive multiples of 2, and Y is the set of positive multiples of 3, then the intersection of X and Y is: Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 338724: A group of campers and one group leader left a campsite in a canoe. They traveled at an average rate of 10 km/h. Two hours later, the other group leader left the campsite in a motorboat. He traveled at an average rate of 22 km/h. A. How long after the canoe left the campsite did the motorboat catch up with it? B. How long did the motorboat travel? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57242)

 Question 338725: Sarah and John leave Perryville traveling in opposite directions on a straight road. Sarah drives 12 miles per hour faster than John. After 2 hours, they are 176 miles apart. Find Sarah's speed and John's speed. Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 338730: Storm traveling at @ 23 mph how long will it take for the storm to travel 150 miles Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)
 Question 338730: Storm traveling at @ 23 mph how long will it take for the storm to travel 150 miles Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 338709: I need help on figuring out how to set up this word prblem to work it out, here it is. Alice leaves her house, driving east at 45mph.Thirty minutes later, her husband Dave notices she forgot her cell phone and sets off after her.How fast must dave travel in order to catch up with Alice 3 hours after he leaves? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 338746: the speed of a passenger train is 10 mph faster than the speed of a freight train. the passenger train travels 340 miles in the same time it takes the freight train to travel 290 miles. Find the speed of each train Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 338456: two runners start running laps at the sametime, from the same starting position. george runs a lap in 50 seconds, sun runs a lap in 30 seconds. when will the runners next be side by side? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338755: An aircraft carrier leaves at the base and starts to travel due west at 20 miles per hour. After 48 hours, an airplane leave the same base and travels the same direction at 200 miles per hour. How many hours will the airplane reach the aircraft carrier? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 338451: in still water, a boat averages 7 mph. it takes the same amount of time to travel 20 miles downstream, with the current, as 8 miles upstream, against the current. what is the rate of the water's current? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338781: I really need help on this problem. 84. Gone fishing. Debbie 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 her boat go in still water? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 338913: How long (in seconds) would it take a turtle to swim across 4 meters pond if turtle's speed is 2 cm/s? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30982)

 Question 338715: A car is moving with 30 km/h, and passes the distance between A and B 54 minutes faster than a bycicle that runs with 12 km/h. What is the distance between A and B? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15634)

 Question 338093: Find the equation of he line passing through (3,0) and (0,-3) Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28503)

 Question 338967: Two cars enter the Florida Turnpike at Commercial Boulevard at 8AM, each heading for Wildwood. One car's average speed is 10 miles per hour more than the other's. THe faster car arrives at Wildwood at 11AM, 1/2 hour before the other car. What is the average speed of each car? How far did each car travel? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 338967: Two cars enter the Florida Turnpike at Commercial Boulevard at 8AM, each heading for Wildwood. One car's average speed is 10 miles per hour more than the other's. THe faster car arrives at Wildwood at 11AM, 1/2 hour before the other car. What is the average speed of each car? How far did each car travel? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57242)

 Question 338979: Please help me solve this word problem: Professor Bartrich has 184 students in her math class. The scores on the final exam are normally distributed and have a mean of 72.3 and a standard deviation of 8.9. How many students in the class can be expected to receive a score between 82 and 90? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57242)

 Question 338992: The circumference of a front and rear wheels of a carriage are,respectively,2 and 4 feet. What distance will the carriage have passed over when the front wheel had made 8 more revolutions than the rear wheel? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 338990: A parade 2 miles long and moving at the rate of 3 miles per hour passed completely a line of spectators in one hour and twenty minutes. How long was the line of spectators? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

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