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 Question 435796: ok so heres my question if i travel 542 miles at 30 miles per hour how long would it take? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 435807: An automobile traveled 6 hours at an average speed of 40 miles per hour. It averaged only 30 miles per hour on the return trip. What was the approximate average speed in miles per hour for the round trip? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 435835: A car travels 150 miles in 12 gallons of gasoline. How many gallons of gasoline are needed to travel 500 miles? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 435835: A car travels 150 miles in 12 gallons of gasoline. How many gallons of gasoline are needed to travel 500 miles? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 435730: A car travels a total distance of 180 km. After traveling a certain distance, the car experienced an engine trouble and traveled half its original speed and arrived at its destination 1 hour late. Had the engine trouble occurred 30 km farther, the car would have arrived half an hour late. Find the initial average speed of the car before the engine problem. How to solve this? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 435917: GOING 9 KNOTS, HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GO 69 MILES? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 435923: How many kilometers per hour do I need to drive to get 85 kilometers in 50 minutes. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 436015: A girl drove 4 hours there and drove back in 3 hours. What were her speeds if her speed coming back was 11 mph greater than her speed there? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 436052: HELP, PLZ..... A woman commutes to work first by train, then rides a bicycle from the station to her office. The train averages 50 mi/h, and she averages 15 mi/h on her bicycle. The total distance of her commute is 13 miles, and the combined trip takes 24 minutes. How far does she ride the train? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)
 Question 436052: HELP, PLZ..... A woman commutes to work first by train, then rides a bicycle from the station to her office. The train averages 50 mi/h, and she averages 15 mi/h on her bicycle. The total distance of her commute is 13 miles, and the combined trip takes 24 minutes. How far does she ride the train? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 435739: Anna and Bea compete on a 100 meter race. Anna reached the finish line 5 seconds earlier than Bea. If Anna's speed is 1 m/s faster than Bea, find Bea's speed? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 435325: an airplane flies 500 miles with the wind and 340 miles against the wind in the same length of time. If the speed of the wind is 40, what is the speed of the airplane in still air? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6494)

 Question 436200: A Airplane travels at 125 feet in 1/4 of a second. How many feet will it travel in 4 seconds? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 436346: A jet plane flying with the wind flew 2200 km in 4 hours. Flying against the wind, the plane could fly only 1820 km in the same amount of time. Find: Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 436390: a car is traveling 35 miles per hour, how far will the car travel in 3 and a half hours Click here to see answer by rfer(12657)

 Question 436513: Normally Sarita takes 3 hours to travel between two stations with a constant speed.One day her speed was reduced by 12 km/hr,and she took 75 minutes more to complete the journey.Calculate the distance between the two stations. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 436659: A woman goes to work and has an average speed of 45 mph. She takes the same route home and has an average speed of 30 mph. Her commute to and from work took an hour. How many miles does she travel to work? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 436670: An aircraft flies over Boondock Air Force Base at 10:20 a.m. At 10:32 a.m., the plane passes over Sea Side Naval Air Station, 120 miles away. How fast is the aircraft traveling? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 436798: A canoeist paddled 6 miles upstream in 6 hours and returned to his starting point downstream in 45 minutes. What was the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 436851: if a baseball travels at 90mi/h, how many seconds does it take to travel 60 ft. show work. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57307)

 Question 436902: A loaded moving truck is traveling 35 mph faster than a freight train. In the time it takes the train to travel 90 miles the truck travels 160 miles. What is the speed of the truck? Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 436901: the problem i must solve is "On a 540-mile trip, Cheng and Elsie shared the driving." Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 436903: 8. Sean is deciding whether to select a satellite receiver or cable for his television programming. The satellite receiver costs \$298.90 and the monthly charge is \$68.70. With cable, there is no initial cost to purchase equipment, but the monthly charge for comparable channels is \$74.80. After how many months will the total cost of the two systems be equal? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 436908: 16. Nick has two cans of white paint, one with a 2% yellow pigment and the other with a 5% yellow pigment. He wants to mix the two paints to get paint with a 4% yellow pigment. How much of the 5% yellow pigment paint should be mixed with 0.4 gallon of the 2% yellow pigment paint to get the desired paint? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 436983: An unidentified plane approaching the U.S. coast is sighted on radar and determined to be 122 miles away and heading straight for the coast at 600 miles per hour. Five minutes (1/12 hour) later, a U.S. jet, flying at 264 miles per hour, scrambles from the coastline to meet the plane. How far from the coast does the interceptor meet the plane? I can't figure out how to set the problem up. :( Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)

 Question 437045: How do you find the leading coefficient, degree, odd or even, LHEB, and RHEB, the domain, and range of f(x)=x^9-2x^2+3 ?? Thanks Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 437074: if it takes 7 1/2 minutes to walk 3/8 of a mile then how long will it take to walk 2 miles Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 437050: This problem has to be solved using "Cramers Rule". Eugene and Cameron started from the same location and drove in opposite directions. After 3 hours they were 354 miles apart. If they had gone in the same direction, Eugene would have been 18 miles ahead of Cameron. How fast did each drive? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 436964: Bill earns \$3 more per hour than Sally. Last week, Sally worked 10 more hours than Bill. If they both earned \$600 last week, what is Sally's hourly rate? I can't figure out the connection to other variables to set up my equation. I have this so far: Let Bill's rate = R sub b (D sub b / H sub b) Let Bill's dollars = D sub b (D sub s +3) Let Bill's hours = H sub b (H sub s -10) Let Sally's rate = R sub s Let Sally's dollars = D sub s Let Sally's hours = H sub s I don't know where to go from here. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 437119: An airplane leaves Los Angeles for Denver at a speed of 430 mph. Thirty minutes later, a plane going from Denver to Los Angeles leaves Denver, which is 850 miles from Los Angeles, at a speed of 500 mph. When they meet, how far are they from Denver? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 437099: Stee Deitmer takes 1.5 times as long to go 72 miles upstream in his boat as he does to return. If the boat cruises at 30 mph in still water, what is the speed of the current? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 437218: If I have the distance and the speed of travel, how can I figure out the length of time it will take to reach my destination? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 437218: If I have the distance and the speed of travel, how can I figure out the length of time it will take to reach my destination? Click here to see answer by nerdygazilio(2)

 Question 437231: If i drive 60 mph and i have 75 miles to go how long will it take me to reach my destination? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 437268: Can you show the conversion of 5 feet 3 inches to meters? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 437267: Can you show the conversion of 18 inches in meters? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 437247: Train A leaves a station traveling 20mph. Four hours later train B leaves the station traveling in the same direction at 30mph. How long does it take train B to catch up to train A Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 437247: Train A leaves a station traveling 20mph. Four hours later train B leaves the station traveling in the same direction at 30mph. How long does it take train B to catch up to train A Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 437181: Here's the question: "A motorcycle travels 40 miles in the same time that a bicycle travels 15 miles. If the bike travels 20 miles per hour slower than the motorcycle, find the speed of the bike" I've tried setting it up with this equation: 40+15=x-20 then solved. 55=x-20 35=x I'm just not entirely sure that I have the equation set up right. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 437270: Is this reasonable? It took 80 L of gasoline to fill up a car tank. Justify answer. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 437266: if a car travels 40 km/hr did this car exceed the 25 mph speed limit? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 437323: chase measured a line for his art project. it is 200 millimeters long. how many centimeters is the line? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 437330: In 1980, the population of a city was 5.7 million. By 1992 the population had grown to 6.9 million. Find the average rate of change in population form 1980 to 1992. needing fraction Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 437056: At the beginning of a walk, Roberto and Juanita are 9.9 miles apart.If they leave at the same time and walk in the same direction, Roberto overtakes Juanity 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(15649)

 Question 437490: If Dave drives 350 miles in 5 hours, how many feet does he go in 1 minute? Click here to see answer by laurien(6)

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