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 Question 365351: If a cyclist travels 45 miles in 4 hours. how many feet do they travel in a second? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 365446: A bus traveled 387 km in 5h. One hour of the trip was in city traffic. The bus's city speed was just half of its speed on open highway. The rest of the trip was on open highway. Find the bus's city speed. Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 365349: an airplane flew at an average speed of 432 miles per hour for 2 and a half hours. how far did the plane fly? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 365576: A car is traveling at an average speed of 70 miles per hour, how far will it travel in 2.5 hours Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 365519: A motorboat has a four-hour supply of gasoline. How far from the marina can it travel if the rate going out against the current is 20 mi/h and the rate coming back with the current is 30 mi/h? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 365615: Two trains leave a station, one traveling north at a rate of 60 m.p.h. and the other traveling south at a rate of 54 m.p.h. In how many hours will they be 342 miles apart? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 365563: Karen can jog to work in 2/3 of an hour. When she rides her bike, it takes her 1/4 of an hour. If she rides 11 miles per hour faster than she jogs, how far away is her work? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 365667: Two cars travel 210 miles from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. Car A makes the trip in 3 1/2 hours. Car B travels 10 miles per hour slower than Car A. How long would it take fcar b to make the trip. I figure car a drove 1 mph because 3 1/2 is equal to 120 minutes. That would mean car b is traveling at a negative 9 miles per hour and I'm getting lost. Please help me solve this math question. Thank You Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 365750: A boat sailed 24 km in 90 minutes what was the average speed of the boat? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2741)

 Question 365807: a salesperson is late for a meeting after traveling from one town to another at a speed of 32 mph. If she had gone 4 mph faster, she could have made the trip in one-half hour less time. How far apart are the towns? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)
 Question 365807: a salesperson is late for a meeting after traveling from one town to another at a speed of 32 mph. If she had gone 4 mph faster, she could have made the trip in one-half hour less time. How far apart are the towns? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 365871: if a plane leaves at noon traveling at 180 mph and another plane leaves at 1 pm traveling at 330 mph, how long until they are even? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 365863: A car is traveling 90 mph slower than a plane. If it takes the car 6 hours longer to cover the same distance than the plane in 3 hours, how fast is the plane going? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 365890: How fast must I travel to go 10 kilometers in 2.5 hours? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 365904: Tracey drives to work at 50 mph and is 1 minute late. If she leaves at the same time and drives 55 mph, she'll be 1 minute early. How far does Tracey live from work? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 365909: (Q) if you ride a bicycle 5 MPH, How many miles will you ride in 45 minutes? (A) can you tell me if 4 1/7 is correct. Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 365926: IF DRIVING AT 35 MPH HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE ME TO DRIVE 90 MILES? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 365922: Two Coast Gaurd cutters are 225 miles apart traveling toward each other, one from the east and the other from the west. The eastbound cutter travels 5 miles per hour faster than the westbound cutter. If the two cutters pass each other after 3 hours, find the average speed of each cutter. Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 365920: Two trains leave stations 360 miles apart at the same time and travel toward each other. One train travels at 95 miles per hour while the other travels at 105 miles per hour. How long will it take for the two trains to meet? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 365976: I can walk to the top of a mountain in 1 1/2 hours. You can do it in 2 hours. Your cousin takes 4 1/2 hours. We all walk together, starting at the same time. How long does it take us to get to the top of the mountain? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 365984: An airplane flying at a rate of 500 miles per hour leaves Los Angeles. One-half hour later, a second airplane leaves Los Angeles 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? Plane 1 distance 750miles in 90 minutes Plane 2 distance 600 miles in 60 minutes formula: 750 = 60 x t Am I using the right formula? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 365842: two people walk on a circular 1 mile track. both walk with uniform speed and meet in 6 minutes. If both walk in the same directin, it requires 1 hour to gain a lap. what was their rate of walking. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 366108: John is making juice. For this particular juice, he's filling a bottle in the shape of a pentagonal pyramid: the base is a regular pentagon, 15cm to a side, and the height of the "pyramid" is 32cm. Assume these measurements are for the interior of the bottle. Assume the flow of juice into the bottle starts at zero and increases at a rate of 1 millilitre per second per second. How many seconds will it take to completely fill the bottle? Please round to the nearest whole number. Click here to see answer by solver91311(18785)

 Question 366137: if train traveled a distance of 372 kilometers and trip took 8 hours what was the trains average speed in meters per second Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 366197: We are going on a trip that is 80 miles. We have traveled 30 miles. We are traveling at a speed of 50 miles per hour. How long will it take us to arrive? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 366208: John and William leave their home traveling in opposite directions on a straight road. John drives 20 miles per hour faster than William. After 4 hours they are 250 miles apart. a. Define a variable for John's rate. Write an expression for William's rate. b. Write and solve an equation to find John's rate. Then find William's rate. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60778)

 Question 366262: a car travels 787 km in 11 days. at this rate, how far would it travel in 33 days? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 366285: A car and a truck leave the same place to travel on the same road, the truck at 35 m.p.h. and the car at 45 m.p.h. If the car starts 1 hour after the truck, when will it overtake the truck? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34679)

 Question 366325: lance rode his bike 120 miles in 4.8 hours . if his pace remain constant , how many miles can he expect to ride in 6 hours ? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 366321: It takes an airplane 1.5 hours to fly 600 km against the wind. The return trip with the wind takes only 1 hour. Find the total flying time for the round trip if there was no wind Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)
 Question 366321: It takes an airplane 1.5 hours to fly 600 km against the wind. The return trip with the wind takes only 1 hour. Find the total flying time for the round trip if there was no wind Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 366331: Rob is planning a three hour trip down the Allenem River and back to his starting point. He knows that he can paddle in still water at 3 miles per hour and that the rate of the current is 2 miles per hour. How much time can he spend going downstream? How far dwonstream can he travel? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 366347: a car travels down the highway at 60km/hr for2.5hours .How far has the car gone? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)
 Question 366347: a car travels down the highway at 60km/hr for2.5hours .How far has the car gone? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 366205: An airplane flies from New Orleans,Louisiana, to Atlanta, Georgia, at an average rate of 320 miles per hour. The airplane then returns at an average rate of 280 miles per hour.The total travel time is 3 hours. a. Define a variable for the flying time from New Orleans to Atlanta. Write an expression for the travel time from Atlanta to New Orleans. b.Write and solve an equation to find the flying time from New Orleans to Atlanta. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16527)

 Question 366282: I need help with these word problems. thanks! you are riding your bicycle. it takes you 21 min. to go 5 miiles. if you continue traveling at the same rate, how long will it take you to go 12 miles? according to guinness book of world records, the peregrine falcon has a record diving speed of 168 miles per hr. Write this speed in feet per second. Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)
 Question 366282: I need help with these word problems. thanks! you are riding your bicycle. it takes you 21 min. to go 5 miiles. if you continue traveling at the same rate, how long will it take you to go 12 miles? according to guinness book of world records, the peregrine falcon has a record diving speed of 168 miles per hr. Write this speed in feet per second. Click here to see answer by edjones(7794)

 Question 366454: Esther drove to work in the morning at an average speed of 45 miles per hour. She returned home in the evening along the same route and averaged 30 miles per hour. If Esther spent a total of one hour commuting to and from work, how many miles did Esther drive to work in the morning? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 366462: kara and jennifer are selling boxes of chocolate to raise money for their senior trip to the the grand canyon. customers can buy small boxes of chocolates and large boxes of chocolate. kara sold 11 small boxes and 11 large boxes for a total of 220. jennifer sold 3 small boxes and 14 large boxes for a total of 203. what would be my total if i purchase 2 small and 2 large boxes from jennifeer Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 366533: a local commuter train leaves washington at 6 am averaging 36 mph at 7:15 am, a high speed express train leaves the same station traveling on a on a paralel track at 81 mph when will the express train catch up to the local commuter Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(11176)

 Question 366504: Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 40 mph and train B is traveling at 50 mph. Train A passes a station at 7:10 am. If train B passes the same station at 7:22am, at what time will train B catch up to train A? Click here to see answer by amoresroy(333)

 Question 366620: a train leaves new york traveling at a speed of 90 km/hr.how much distance will it cover in five hours? Click here to see answer by rfer(13569)

 Question 366621: if a person ran 32 kilometers at the speed of 8 kilometers/hour,how long did he run? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 366734: Boris hiked up a mountain trail and camped overnight at the top. The next day he returned down the same trail. His average rate traveling uphill was 2.4 kilometers per hour and his average rate downhill was 3.6 kilometers per hour. If he spent a total of 11 hours hiking, how long was the trail? Click here to see answer by mananth(13129)

 Question 366627: A plane averaged 500 mph on a trip going east, but only 350 mph on the return trip. The total flying time in both directions was 8.5 hours. What was the one way distance? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)