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 Question 344513: A car travels 70 miles per hour . How far will it travel in 4 hrs and 15 min? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344525: how many minutes will it take to travel 2.5 miles at 3.7 mph? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 344393: tour de desert barbara rode her bike for 5 hours . her bike then develeoped flat tire so waled 3 hours to town. she coverd 85miles. if she rides9mph faster than she walks. how far did she walk Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 344491: It is 6 km to Centerville, and you bicycle there in 20 minutes. Your speed is Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344515: A car travels 320 miles on 15 gallons of gas. Best estimate for car miles per gallon. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 344537: A motorist travels 90km at 120km/hr , and 40km at 90km/hr . what is the average speed of the trip?? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344574: the elevators in the john Hancock building in Chicago move 610 ft on 40 seconds what is there speed in meters per second and miles per hour? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 344581: Choose the best answer to the following question. If 32% of R is 48, what is R% of 48? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 344600: Two trains leave at the same time from the same station, one traveling due south and the other traveling due east. The eastbound train is traveling 20 miles an hour faster than the southbound train. After 4 hours the trains are 400 miles apart, what is the rate of each train. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)

 Question 344593: You drive a distance of 290 miles. Your average speed is 60 miles per hour. How many hours does the trip take? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 344640: a cabin is traveling with the current went 48 miles in 2 hours. against the current, it took 3 hours to travel the same distance. find the rate of the current Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 344665: 10kms takes 1hr how much does 200meters take Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

 Question 344571: A Hudson RIVER tugboat goes 10 mph in still water. It travels 24 miles upstream and 24 miles back in a total of 5 hours. What is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344699: a train leaves the station at 1 pm. it travels at a rate of 72 mph. another train leaves the same station an hour later. it travels at rate of 90 mph the second train follows the same route as the first, on a track parallel to the first. how long will it take the secoong train to catch up to the first Click here to see answer by stanbon(57424)
 Question 344699: a train leaves the station at 1 pm. it travels at a rate of 72 mph. another train leaves the same station an hour later. it travels at rate of 90 mph the second train follows the same route as the first, on a track parallel to the first. how long will it take the secoong train to catch up to the first Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 344663: Mark and Joseph can jog around a circular park in 8 and 12 minutes, respectively. If they start at the same instant from the same place, in how many minutes will they pass each other if they jog around the track in the same direction? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 344724: You enter a 64 mile biathalon, you run 10 mph, you bike 27 mph. You finish in 3 hours. What is the distance of the run? What is the distance of the bike race? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 344839: tim drove 140 miles in 2 hours. if he increased his speed by 10 miles per hour on the trip home how much quicker was the trip Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344798: Salem and Vernonville are 144 miles apart. A car leaves Salem traveling towards Vernonville, and another car leaves Vernonville at the same time, traveling towards Salem. The car leaving Salem averages 10 miles per hour more than the other, and they meet after 1 hour and 36 minutes. What are the average speeds of the cars? *Instructor tip: Remember to define two variables, set up two equations, and solve by either elimination or substitution. You get to pick! Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 344938: 1. Romy can climb a coconut tree at the rate of 10ft per minute and return at 20ft per minute. If it took him 3 minutes to climb and return. What is the height of the coconut? 2. There are two planes that fly in two directions. One is flying for East direction with the rate of 300kph and other is for West direction with the rate of 360kph. In how many minutes if they are 660 km apart? 3. Two planes travel from opposite direction. Plane A travel 70kph from one direction and plane B travel from opposite direction at the rate of 90kph. If the distance is 640km. In how many hours the two planes intersect? 4. Two planes x and y are 180 miles apart and mving from opposite direction at a rate of 20 and 30 miles per hour respectively. How many miles is covered by the slower plane when they intersect? 5. A man has 2 hours at his disposal. How far can he ride at the rate of 20 km per hour and return by walking at the rate of 5 km per hour. I need this for me to pass my math subject.I hope for your detailed solution to these problems. Your response is highly appreciated. Thanks in advance! Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 344962: how long does it take to get to Auckland (280km) if you average 75km/h ? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344961: how fast did you go if you ran 3km in 24minutes? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 345079: a car traveled 285 miles on 10 5/9 gallons of gas. how many miles per gallon did it get? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6963)

 Question 345091: Racer X travels from city Avalon to city Babylonia the speed of 60 mph. On the way back his speed is 40 mph. What is his average velocity? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 345145: Would you show me how to solve this thankyou.It takes 45 seconds to travel a mile,what is the speed Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 345202: Two cars start at an interstate interchange and travel in the same direction at average speeds of 40 miles per hour and 55 miles per hour. How much time must elapse before the two cars are 5 miles apart? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 345253: Students are traveling in two cars to a football game 135 miles away. The first car leaves on time and travels at an average speed of 45 miles per hour. The second car starts 1/2 hour later and travels at ab average speed of 55 miles per hour. How long will it take the second car to catch up to the first car? Will the second car catch up to the first car before it arrives at the game? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 345325: if you go 126 km/h for 30 minutes then go 100 km/h for 45 minutes what is your average speed Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 345349: If you are going 95 mph how long wil it take you to go 1 and a half miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 345369: How long would it take to travel 662 miles going at 60 mph? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 345392: How fast can a fire travel 12 miles? Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

 Question 345456: how far a car travels at 50 mph in d hours Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 345517: A car enters the freeway traveling at 60 miles per hour. A second car enters the freeway 11 minutes later traveling at 65 miles per hour. How long will it take for the second car to catch up to the first car? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 345517: A car enters the freeway traveling at 60 miles per hour. A second car enters the freeway 11 minutes later traveling at 65 miles per hour. How long will it take for the second car to catch up to the first car? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9698)

 Question 345443: if you ride 10 km north and then turn around and ride 4km south on the same road. what is the average speed for the trip if the whole trip took 1 hour? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 345583: If a truck enters the highway at 60 mph, and 6 min later a car enters at the same point traveling at 71 mph. How long will it take for the car to pass the truck? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 345156: Jaun drives to work. Because of traffic conditions, he averages 22 miles per hour. He returns home averaging 32 miles per hour. The total travel time is 2 1/4 hours. Wtie and solve and equation to find the time Jaun spends driving to work. someone please please please help me. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 345602: A PILOT FLEW TO DENVER AND BACK THE AVARAGE SPEED GOING WAS 320 MPH AND THE AVARAGE SPEED RETURNIG WAS 480 MPH THE TOTAL FLYING TIME WAS 5 HOURS FIND THE DISTANCE TO DENVER Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 345356: Chuck and Dana agree to meet in Chicago for the weekend. Chuck travel 124 miles in the time it takes Dana to travel 108 miles. If Chucks rate is 4mph more than Danas, and they travel the same length in time, what is chucks speed. 2)Airplane flies from Metro to Gotham with a tailwind that increases is 90mph and on the way back decreases the speed 90 mph. with wind on their back it takes 2.05 hours compared to with wind in face 3.46 hours. Whats the distance between the two cities? Thank you if you get to this. These stump me like crazy! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 345720: how long will it take a car going 65 miles per hour to catch up with a car going 55 miles per hour if it starts 1 hour behind Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 345763: An airplane flying at a rate of 500 mph leaves Hawaii en route to Alaska. One-half hour later, a second airplane leaves Hawaii in the same direction flying at a rate of 600 miles per hour. How long will it take the second airplane to overtake the first? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 345536: Jordan can run 200 meters in the time it takes Bill to run 190 m. If they run at the same pace, and Jordan starts 10 m behind the start line, Who will win? How far back does Jordan need to start so Bill will win? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15667)

 Question 345869: if you drive 130 km/h for a distance of 1260 kms, how long would it take you to complete that distance? Click here to see answer by rfer(12678)

 Question 345907: If I'm driving 10 miles per hour for 1 hour, how many miles would I have traveled in that 1 hour? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 345961: A passenger train leaves Norfolk, Virginia, 1.2 hours after a freight train leaves. The passenger train is traveling 18 mph faster than the freight train on a parallel set of tracks. The trains are traveling IN THE SAME DIRECTION. The two trains will be at the same location 3 hours after the passenger train leaves. Find the speed of each train. Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

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