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 Question 343345: A bus traveling at an average rate of 50 kilometers per hour made the trip to town in 6 hours. If it had traveled at 45 kilometers per hour, how many more minutes would it have taken to make the trip? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 343437: a plane travels 200 mph with the wind & 120 mph against the wind, find the speed of the wind & speed of plane Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343464: A bicyclist travels at 10 miles per hour. How long will it take the bicyclist to travel 30 miles? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 343466: A car travels from City A to City B farther east. It is 500 miles by road and 400 miles in a straight path. The trip takes 10 hours. Calculate this velocity Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343467: If an object starting from rest and position do = 0 attains a velocity of 20 m/sec at d = 50 m, calculate the acceleration required. = _____ m/sec2 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343482: expected to maintain an average speed of 60 mph for 2 miles, unfortunately engine develops a miss can only maintain 30 mph for the first mile. How fast must you drive the second mile to meet overall average speed requirement? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 343538: how long the granite took to travel from los angeles to bodega bay? given 10 cm per year formula speed=distance/time Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 343669: A fire truck is called into a scene. Three minutes later, a second truck is called. The first truck averages on 30 miles per hour, but the second truck averages 60 miles per hour. The trucks travel a total of 12 miles and arrive at the same time. How long from the first call did the trucks take to arrive? How far did each travel? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 343639: Larry starts cycling at 20 mi/hr. One hour later, Rebecca starts cycling from the same place at 25 mi/hr, going in the same direction on the same road as Larry. How long will it take Rebecca to catch up to Larry? *Someone told me to do 20T = 25(T-1) 20T = 25T - 25 20T - 25T = -25 -5T = -25 T = -25/-5 T = 5 hours. I am not sure if this is right? If it is right, I don't understand what everything stands for or the formula used. I need an explanation please. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)
 Question 343639: Larry starts cycling at 20 mi/hr. One hour later, Rebecca starts cycling from the same place at 25 mi/hr, going in the same direction on the same road as Larry. How long will it take Rebecca to catch up to Larry? *Someone told me to do 20T = 25(T-1) 20T = 25T - 25 20T - 25T = -25 -5T = -25 T = -25/-5 T = 5 hours. I am not sure if this is right? If it is right, I don't understand what everything stands for or the formula used. I need an explanation please. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 343778: If an equation is dimensionally correct, then must the equation be true? why or why not? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343783: A train leaves a station at 12:00pm and travels at a constant speed of 75Km/h. another train leaves at the same station at 3:00pm and travelling at a constant speed of 100 mi/h. What time both the train reads firdt? How far away is the station? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343775: If two cars emerge from an intersection, one heading North, the other East, both traveling at 25m/s, will their velocities are not equal? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343908: A train travelings 60 mph for 1 hour covers the same distance as a train traveling 30 mph for how many hours? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343894: If I was to travel twenty miles from Exeter, Where would I end up? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343905: A train traveling 60 mph for 1 hour covers the same distance as a train traveling 30 mph for how many hours? Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 343935: Mr. Owens travel 623 miles in 7 hours at the same rate how many miles will he travel in 9 hours? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 343938: a car travel first 30 km with a unifom speed of 60 km/h and the next 30 km with uniform speed of 40 km/h calculate first the total time of journey and average speed of the car? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343945: 2 long books containing a total of 2,400 pages have a ratio of 3:5 how many pages are in each book? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 343937: If a team played 35 games and lost 2 out of 5 how many games did they lose total? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 343992: If a parade is 1 mile long and marching at 3mph How long will it take a jogger at 5mph to run from the front of the parade to the end and back to the beginning? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 344013: two cars are traveling in the same direction on a road. the car that leads is traveling at 46 miles per hour. the other car is traveling at 70 miles per hour how many miles apart will they be 30 minutes before the faster car catches the slower car? Please answer my pre algebra ? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 343710: Two jets leave an airport at noon, one flying north at r mi/h, and the other flying south at twice that speed. After 3 h, how far apart are the planes? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344005: Sue walked to her school at 2 miles per hour, picked up her bicycle and rode back home at 10 miles per hour. If the round trip took 1 1/2 hours, how far is the school from Sue's house? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344040: a bus traveled from one city to another at an average rate of 50 mph. on the return trip, the average rate was 45 mph and the elapsed time was 15 minutes longer. What is the total distance traveled? I know that it is a distance problem. D=R*T. Where R=50 mph and R=45 mph. How do I find the total time? The elapsed time is confusing me. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344043: A plane traveling from Minneapolis to Denver travels 693 miles in 1 hour 57 minutes. Another plan e flies from San Francisco to New York, a distance of 2570 miles, in 5 hours 45 minutes. Which plane has a faster average speed, and by how much? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343880: Candle A and candle B are of the same length. Candle A, which is broader, can burn for 5 h while Candle B, the thinner candle, can burn for 4 h. If both candles are lighted at the same time, how long does it take for Candle A to be twice as long as Candle B? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 343809: How many minutes would it take to drive 5.5 miles at 45 and 50 mph Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 344114: A man is walking 5 miles/hour North on a train traveling 100 miles/hour North. What is the net velocity if the man? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 344165: I need help solving this problem. Please help. The problem: Hal hiked half his planned trip the first day. Because he became tired, he covered only half of the remaining distance on the third day. On the fourth day, he hiked three miles, which was one-fifth of the number of miles left. How many miles did he hike during the four days? I tried doing this equation, but I was not sure if I did it right: 1/2x+1/3x+1/4x+3=15 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 343897: If a parade is 1 mile long and marching at 3mph How long will it take a jogger at 5mph to run from the front of the parade to the end and back to the beginning? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 344169: at 10 am a car leaves a house at the rate of 60 miles per hour at the same time another car leaves the house in the opposite direction at 50 miles per hour. at what time will the cars be 330 miles apart. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 344186: if you travel in a car at a speed of 60 mi/hr, how long will it take you to travel 540 miles? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 344192: if you travel in a car at a speed of 60 mi/hr, how long will it take you to travel 540 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 344122: An airplane flies 490 miles with the wind and 330 against the wind in the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 20, what is the speed of the airplane in still air? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 344239: convert 100 meters in 9.74 seconds into miles per hour Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 344170: A bicyclist traveling 20 mph and a vehicle travling 35 mph cover the same distance. The bicyclist travels 12 hours longer than the vehicle. How many hours does each travel? (algebraically - set up and solve) Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 344298: With a head wind, a plane traveled 1000 miles in 4 hours. With the same wind as a tail wind, the return trip took 3 hours and 20 minutes, Find the plane's air speed and the wind speed. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 344274: how long would it take to drive.2 miles at 35mph Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344478: What is the spped in miles per hour for a car that traveled 100 miles in 45 minutes? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344482: A car is traveling 8 miles per hour, going for 100 seconds. How far has it traveled? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)
 Question 344482: A car is traveling 8 miles per hour, going for 100 seconds. How far has it traveled? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6951)
 Question 344482: A car is traveling 8 miles per hour, going for 100 seconds. How far has it traveled? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344373: a football field is 100 yards. it takes 60 people from head to toe to fill the field. what is the average height for each person? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 344519: Yesterday in Alaska it was -20 degrees, San Diego it was 75 degrees, what was the difference in degrees for the two cities? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

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