A boat leaves port at 4:00 and travels at 12 knots. A second boat leaves pet at 5:00 and travels at 14 knots. How long does it take the second boat to catch up to the first?

A designer is drawing a scale model of a living room. The scale is such that1/4" on the plan represents 1 foot  in the living room. If the sofa is 6' 8" long, how long is it on the...

The current in a stream is 5 mph. Akiva takes a trip upriver and it takes 6 hours. The trip back downriver takes 5 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

Francine and Cheryl received equal scores on a test made up of multiple choice questions and an essay. Francine got 34 multiple choice questions correct and received 14 points for her essay. Cheryl...

The population of an octopus increased by 2% from 2000-2003. If the population was at 2,000,000 on dec 31 2003, then what would the population have been on Jan 1 2000? Round to the nearest thousand...

Chuck and Dana agree to meet in Chicago. Chuck travels 208 miles in the same time Dana travels 192 miles. If chuck's rate of speed is 4 mph more than danas, and they travel the same length of time,...

a rectangular solar collector has a width of 10.3ft and a length of 18.2ft. how many watts can this collector generate if the collector can generate 12.5 watts per square ft.

A pound of cashews sells for \$6.00 per pound and a pound of peanuts sells for \$3.00 per pound. If you would like to make a 5 pound mixture of peanuts and cashews at a cost of \$5.00 per pound, how...

After 60% of the votes are counted candidate A is leading 60 that means that B must get what percent of the remaining vote to have the same number of votes as A?