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 Question 439297: A car went 70 miles in 4 hours. If it continues going the same speed how long will it take to go 175 miles? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 439375: if i am driving 55 mph and have to drive 406 miles how long will it take to get to the end? ..... i am not trying to cheat on a test or anything just cannot figure it out if at all possible can you give me the formula to solve that by myself thank you have a good day i have to make that trip on the 30th of this month (april 2011) so please let me know soon thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439366: A car travels at an average speed of miles 56 per hour. How long does it take to travel 182 miles? Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 439413: Two trains leave the station at the same time, one heading west and the other east. THe westbound train travels 14 miles per hour faster than the eastbound train. If the two trains are 760 miles apart after 4 hours, what is the rate of the westbound train? DO NOT ROUND Click here to see answer by rfer(12660)

 Question 439448: if a man travels to his friends house at 100km/h and arives with in a hour. his wife travels at 120km/h,how fast will she get there Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439442: if someone is travelling at 75mph and another person was travelling at 80mph 5 miles behind the other how long will it take the other person the catch up with the other Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439527: An express and local train leave GraysLake at 3 P.M. and head for Chicago 50 miles away. The express travels twice as fast as the local and arrives 1 hour ahead of the local. Find the speed of each train. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439630: If 4x + 10 = 34, then x - 4 = Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 439637: Two runners jog around an oval track at constant rates, but in opposite directions.one runner completes a lap in 10 min and the other in 12 min. How many minutes elapse between consecutive meetings of the runners (expressed as mixed number) Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 439668: Alex jogged 8 miles due north, then turned due west and jogged 6 more miles. How many miles is Alex from his starting point? (shortest distance) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)
 Question 439668: Alex jogged 8 miles due north, then turned due west and jogged 6 more miles. How many miles is Alex from his starting point? (shortest distance) Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 439572: Erica flys her plane 200 mi against the wind in the same time it takes her to fly 300 mi with the wind. If the wind blows at 30mph what is the speed of the plane in still air? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 439747: A rectangle has 200 feet of fencing with which to enclose two adjacent rectangle corrals. What dimensions should be used so the enclosed area will be a maximum? what is the maximum area? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439753: how long does it take to drive 245 miles at 70 miles per hour Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 439763: two cyclist start at the same time and travel toward the same direction. at the end of two hours, they are 50 meters APART . if the speed of the cyclist is twice of that the slower one , how fast did each travel? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 439797: if a plane leaves at 200 miles per hour at 7 am then three hours later a jet leaves at 500 mph how long does it take for the jet to reach the plane? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 439837: Hal rides 6 hours total on a bicycle trip into the country and back. He rode out at the rate of 19 mph and returned at the rate of 25 mph. How far into the country did Hal ride (round to the nearest hundredth)? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 439915: please help me solve this word problem: a plane flies 450 miles with the wind and 330 miles against the wind in the same lenghth of time. If the speed of the wind is 20 mph, what is the speed of the plane in still air ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 440018: Jane and Mary are 12 miles apart hiking toward each other. How long will it take them to meet if Jane walks at 3mph and Mary walks 1 mph faster than Jane? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 440061: The Amtrak auto train travels nonstop from lorton, Virginia to sanford, Florida. June wishes to bring two cars down to Florida for the winter, so she decides to send one by auto train and drive the other one down. The train travels 600 kilometers in the time it takes June to drive 400 kilometers. If the average speed of the train is 40 kilometers faster than the speed of junes car, find the speeds of the train and car. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6505)

 Question 440188: Traveling at a rate of speed of 70 miles per hour. Traveling 125 miles what is my expected arrival time equal Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 440233: An airplane flying headwind travels the 1800 mile flying distance between two cities in 3 hours and 36 minutes. One the return flight, the distance is traveled in 3 hours. Find the air speed of the plane and the speed of the wind, assuming that both remain constant. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 440250: Two planes leave Pittsburgh and Philadelphia at the same time, each going to the other city. One plane flies 25 miles per hour faster than the other. find the air speed of each plane if the cities are 275 miles apart and the planes pass one another after 40 minutes of flying time. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440341: tom and latoya take turns cleaning the kitchen after dinner. When tom cleans, he finishes the job in 24min. Latoya cleans the kitchen in 30 min. how long would it take the two of them, working, together, to clean the kitchen? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440406: A diver is standing on a platform 24 ft above the pool. He jumps from the platform with an initial upward velocity of 8 ft/s. How long will it take for him to hit the water. Thank YOU. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 440438: How many minutes will it take to travel 1/2 mile going 50 miles per hour? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57347)

 Question 440451: If you are going 40 MPH how many miles would you drive in one hour? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 440440: plane flies 490 mi. with the wind and 350 mi. agaisnt the wind in the same length of time. speed of wind 22 mph, what is speed of plane in still air? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 440475: two hikers on a stright trail are 22 miles apart and walking toward each other. After 4 hours they meet. If one hiker walks 2 miles per hour slower than the other hiker, find both walking speeds. Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440674: two cars leave an intersection. One car travela north the other east. When the car traveling north had gone 9 mi, the distance between the cars was 3 mi more than the distance traveled by the car heading east. How far had the eastbond car travled? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 440694: lewis drives at an average speed of 60km/hour how long does it take him to drive 300 km Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 440744: I may be in the wrong section, but its been ages since I remember what kind of problem this is called. (It takes a car 7 minutes driving at 35 miles per hour to get from one location to the next. How many miles did the car drive?) the way I tried to figrure it out was that one hour is 60 minutes and that if the car was driving at 60 miles per hour, 7 minutes would be 7 miles, so it cant be more than that. but after that, I'm stuck. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 440730: If you travel to work at 30mph and go home by 40 mph, what is your average rate for the entire trip? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 440791: a man who can ride a bicycle in 50 miles in 2 hours and 25 minutes has what average speed in mph? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 440891: A stray dog ate 12 your muffins. that was 3/10 of all of them! with how many did you start Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440898: Please help: Train A and Train B are parallel to each other. Both trains leave the station at the same time. Train A is traveling at 60 mph and passes the 1st station at 4:15 am train B is traveling at 64 mph and passes the 1st station at 4:45am At what time will train B catch up to Train A? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440953: Jimmy can wash his car in 30 minutes his son can wash his car in 120 minutes working together his long will it take them to wash the car? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6958)

 Question 440946: Rainey drove 330 miles for tuscon to her hometown. During her return trip, she was able to increase her speed by 11 mph. If her return trip took 1 hour less time, find her original speed and her speed returning. can you help? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440947: From her house, Ann drove to her grandmother's at an average speed of 60 miles per hour.She returned over the same route at average speed of 45 miles per hour.If Ann spent 7 hours traveling,how many miles is Ann's grandmother's house from her house? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 440961: Wilbur drove to the town hall and back. The trip there took 1.8 hours and the trip back took 2.2 hours. He averaged 9 mph faster on the trip there than on the return trip. What was Wilbur's average speed on the outbound trip? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)
 Question 440961: Wilbur drove to the town hall and back. The trip there took 1.8 hours and the trip back took 2.2 hours. He averaged 9 mph faster on the trip there than on the return trip. What was Wilbur's average speed on the outbound trip? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

 Question 440966: pablo can ride 5 times as fast as manuel can ride his bike. if it takes manuel 4 hours longer than pablo to travel 25 miles, how fast can manuel ride his bike? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 441191: A car travels 200 miles. A second car travels 10 mph faster than the first car makes the same trip in one hour less time. Find the speed of each car. Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 441285: Lance hiked up a mountain at a rate of 2.5 mph and returned along the same trail at 3mph. His total hiking time was 11 hours. How long was the hiking trail? Click here to see answer by rwm(914)

 Question 441300: The manager of a clothing store uses a markup rate of 45% on all items. The selling price of the chair is \$232. Find how much the manager paid for the chair. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9678)

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