a taxicab avoids traffic by traveling south 5km and then turning and traveling 8 km west and finally turning and traveling 1 km north. how far would the taxicab have traveled if it had taken a straight...

A star has a measured parallax of 5.25 x 10^-3 arc seconds, what is its distance from Earth?

Observers at points A and B, 60 km apart, sight an airplane at angles of elevation of 50° and 72°, respectively. Use this information to determine how far the plane is from each observer if the plane...

Distance

I want to figure out the distance between two corners. If I had a rectangle with a smaller rectangle inside it - the inside one being a 1/2 inch in space on each side smaller. How can I figure out...

A train traveled 400 miles in 9 hours. The speed of the train for the first part of the journey was 40 miles per hour while for the second part of the journey was 50 miles per hour. Find the distance...

finding the distance between 50 and 65 mph in a span of 12 hours.   using rate times time equals distance formula.

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...

with an underhand volleyball serve at 1 m above the floor and velocity of 7 m per second, how high above the floor will it be in 0.3 seconds? and if the ball is untouched, when will it be back level...

Two airplanes leave an airport at the same time and travel in opposite directions. One plane travels 100 / km h faster than the other. If the two planes are 4860 km apart...