Tom drove to the mountains last weekend. There was heavy traffic on the way there, and the trip took 9 hours. When Tom drove home, there was no traffic and the trip only took 4 hours. If...

Tom drove to the mountains last weekend. There was heavy traffic on the way there, and the trip took 9 hours. When Tom drove home, there was no traffic and the trip only took 4 hours. If...

Some friends head out for a hike at 9 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. They spend one-quarter of the total distance walking uphill, one-half on level ground, and one-quarter walking downhill. If their speed...

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On a town map, each unit represents 1 mile. Three houses are locaded at A (-3,1) , B (2,3) , C (4,-1). A person drives from A to B and halfway to C; what's the minimum Total distance the person may...

Rene is going to the lake to visit some friends. If the lake is 60 miles away and renee is driving at 40 mph the entire time how long will it take her to get to the lake?

Sarah races at 10 mph and Kim races at 9 mph. When they both ran the same long distance race last weekend, Sarah finished eight minutes ahead of Kim.

Kristen is flying a kite. The length of the kite string is 55 feet and she is positioned 33 feet away from beneath the kite. About how high is the kite? A) 47 ft B) 45 ft C) 44 ft...

Two towns are 1050 miles apart. A group starts from each town and walks down the trail toward each other. They meet after hiking a total hiking time of 240 your. If one group travels 1/2 mph slower...

For problems 7 – 8, use the Falling Object Model (Object is dropped not thrown) h = -16t2 + s where h = height, t = time (seconds) and s = initial height. In each problem below, remember, h =...

The braking distance d (in feet) of a car is divided into two components. One part depends on reaction time. The number of feet for reaction time is about the same as the speed of the car in...

Jamie recently drove to visit her parents who live 560 miles away. On her way there her average speed was 24 miles per hour faster than on her way home (she ran into some bad weather). If Jamie spent...

find the distance between the sides of an octagon with side length s.

The car heads east at an average speed of 40 miles per hour, while the truck heads south at an average speed of 70 miles per hour. Find an expression for their distance apart d (in miles) at the end...

Two trains leave stations 288 miles apart at the same time and travel toward each other. One train travels at 75 miles per hour while the other travels at 85 miles per hour...

Steve and Tammy leave a campground, hiking on two different trails. Steve heads south and Tammy heads east. By lunchtime they are 6 mi apart. Tammy walked 2 miles more than Steve. Find the distance...

John traveled from Town A to Town B at a rate of 55 mph. Traffic was bad on his return trip home, and he traveled at a rate of 45 mph, so it took him an hour longer. How long did it take him to drive...

a plane is 500 miles west of city A and is flying west at 500 mph. how long will it take for the plane to be 2375 miles west of city A?

-Determine the distance from the kneeling soldier to one of the of the heptagon. -Determine the distance from the kneeling soldier to the middle of one of the sides of the...

Cars A and B start together on a circular track. Car A travels once around the track at a rate of 30 miles per hour. Car B travels in the opposite direction at 20 miles per hour until it passes car...

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