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 Question 396381: Two cyclists start biking from a trail's start 3 hours apart. The second cyclist travels at 10 miles per hour and starts 3 hours after the first cyclist who is traveling at 6 miles per hour. How much time will pass before the second cyclist catches up with the first from the time the second cyclist started biking? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 396445: A car travels 160 miles in hours at a speed of mph. If the car travels half as fast but three times as long, how far does it travel? (Use the fact that distance equals speed times time.) it travels how much ? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 396491: I need help solving this problem. A school bus traveled 3 miles per second. How many miles per minute did the bus travel to the nearest tenth? Can you help please? Lexy Dunn Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 396554: Estimate the distance traveled when driving 48 miles per hour for 7 hours, 8 minutes Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 396300: At beginning of a wlak Roberto and Juanita are 4.4 miles apart. If they leave at the same time and walk in the same direction, Roberto overtakes Juanita in 11 hours. If they walk towards each other they meet in 1 hour, what are their speeds? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 396534: a piece of work can be done by 40 men in 48 days, after 15days, 18 men were transferred to another job, how many days will the remaining men finish the job? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 396662: How far does a boat travel in 3 hours at 65 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 396744: A ferry leaves a harbor and travels to a resort island at an average speed of 20 mph. On the return trip, the ferry travels at an average speed of 12 mph because of fog. The total time for the trip is 5 h. How far is the island from the harbor? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 396790: two trains travel in the same direction on parallel tracks. train A starts out 50 kilometers ahead of train B. train A travels 90 kilometers per hour and train B travels 100 kilometers per hour. In how many hours will the trains be in the same place? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 396813: if you travel 190 km in 2 hours. what is your speed in km/h? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57346)

 Question 396874: Tran is traveling with his family to Hawaii. So far, they have flown 1,200 miles in 2 1/2 hours. The flight will last 10 1/2 hours altogether. How many miles per hour is the plane traveling? I am trying to help my daughter with the above question and don't know how to set up the equation. thanks for your help Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 396990: estimate the number of seconds in a day Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6632)

 Question 397193: train travelling @ 40kph leaves 10 mins before train travelling @ 60kph.when will they meet?? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 397210: If a boat uses 15 gallons of gas to go 66 miles, how many miles can the boat travel on 60 gallons of gas? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397197: Beth was required to make a cross-country flight in training for her pilot's license. When she flew from her home airport, a steady 30 miles per hour wind was behind her, and the trip took 5 hours. When she returned against the wind, the flight took 7 hours. Find the plane's speed in still air and the distance traveled each way. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 397197: Beth was required to make a cross-country flight in training for her pilot's license. When she flew from her home airport, a steady 30 miles per hour wind was behind her, and the trip took 5 hours. When she returned against the wind, the flight took 7 hours. Find the plane's speed in still air and the distance traveled each way. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397326: If you are traveling at 65mph and it takes you 28 minutes to travel 23.5 miles, how long does it take to travel the same distance at 80mph? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397356: Dan 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 kilometers per hour and his average rate downhill was kilometers per hour. If he spent a total of hours hiking, how long was the trail? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397357: Dan 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 1.6 kilometers per hour and his average rate downhill was 2.4 kilometers per hour. If he spent a total of 11 hours hiking, how long was the trail? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 397357: Dan 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 1.6 kilometers per hour and his average rate downhill was 2.4 kilometers per hour. If he spent a total of 11 hours hiking, how long was the trail? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 397477: if a vehicle travels 440 miles in 7.7 seconds how fast is it going Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 397472: a car travelled 237 km in 3 h. At that rate, how far could the car travel in 5 h? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 397606: Two bikers leave 3 hours apart. The first is traveling at 6 mph and the second at 10 mph. How long until the second biker catches up with the first biker? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 397647: Donna drove half the distance of a trip at 40 mi/h. At what speed would she have to drive for the rest of the distance so that the average speed for the entire trip would be 45 mi/h? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 397662: the speed of a laundry truck varies inversly with the time it takes to reach its destination. if the truck takes 3 hours to reach its destination traveling at a constant speed of 50 mph, how long will it take to reach the same location when it travels at a constant speed of 60 mph? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57346)

 Question 397696: the ship laughing flower had already traveled 240 nautical miles at an average speed of 16 knots per hour when the other boat left to join the race. if laughing flower continues at its current pace , how fast must the other boat travel in order to catch the laughing flower by the end of the 1200 nautical mile race Click here to see answer by stanbon(57346)

 Question 397717: A driver leaves on a road trip at 8:00am. The function v(t) is the speed he is traveling t hours after the start of the trip. What value of t should be used so that v(t) will represent the driver's speed at 9:40 am? (three decimal places) Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)
 Question 397717: A driver leaves on a road trip at 8:00am. The function v(t) is the speed he is traveling t hours after the start of the trip. What value of t should be used so that v(t) will represent the driver's speed at 9:40 am? (three decimal places) Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 397760: Juniors boat will go 15 miles per hour in still water. If he can go 12 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it takes to go 9 miles upstream, then what is the speed of the current. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6505)

 Question 397829: In 1972, Charles lindbergh flew the first solo Transatlantic flight, from Mineola, Ny., to Paris, France. He flew the distance of about 3,640 miles In about 34 hours. How many miles did he average Per hour? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 397874: Tommy can paint a fence in 7 hours. If his friend Huck helps they can paint it in 1 hour. How fast could Huck paint the fence by himself Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 397507: An airplane leaves Los Angeles. It flies 100 miles north. It turns due east and flies 600 miles. Then it turns north again and flies 350 miles. About how far is the airplane from its starting point? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 397718: A sprinter runs the 100-yd dash in 9.3 secs. At the same rate, a. how long would it take the sprinter to run 100.0m? b. What is the sprinters speed in meter per second? c. How long would it take the sprinter to run a distance of 1.45km? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 397922: how long to cover 92 miles traveling at 150mph Click here to see answer by stanbon(57346)

 Question 397935: a cyclist travels two and a half miles in 20 minutes. find the speed of the cyclist in miles per hour Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 397878: A man can run 3 kilometers faster than he walks. It takes him 4 hours to run 30 kilometers. How long would it take him to walk the same distance? Click here to see answer by Tatiana_Stebko(1326)
 Question 397878: A man can run 3 kilometers faster than he walks. It takes him 4 hours to run 30 kilometers. How long would it take him to walk the same distance? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 397912: In a 4 dr toyota car with a 4 cylinder engine, how many feet can it go from a dead stop to 41 mph with giving it full throtle from the start? Your help is very much appreciated. Michael Johnson e-mail address is: mike47fj@yahoo.com Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 398038: a train travels 20 feet in 1/5 seconds, at the same speed how many feet will it travel in three seconds Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 398044: Five friends drove at an average rate of 50 miles per hour to a weekend retreat. On the way home, they took the same route but averaged 65 miles per hour. What was the distance between home and the retreat if the round trip took 10 hours? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398184: which car is going faster a car going 83 miles or a car going 54 miles? Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 398158: Last year, John scored 34 points and did not make any 3 point shots. He scored 23 times and made several free throws worth 1 point each and several goals worth 2 points each. How many throws did he make? How many 2-point field goals did he make? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 398172: a man is 32 years older than his son. ten years ago he was three times as old as his son was then. find the present age of each. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

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