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16 Answered Questions for the topic Distance Problem

Distance Problem

02/12/19

Distance problem

Two cars leave the same spot and one goes north at 56mph and the other goes south at 47mph. When will the two cars be 206 miles apart?
Distance Problem

02/12/19

Distance problem

Mark can row upstream at 5mph and downstream at 11mph. He rows upstream and gets tired and then rows downstream back to the starting point. If the whole trip took 4 hours, how far did he row?
Distance Problem

02/21/17

A bicyclist rode a distance of 4 miles in 24 minutes. What was the average rate of the bicyclist in miles per hour

A bicyclist rode a distance of 4 miles in 24 minutes. What was the average rate of the bicyclist in miles per hour
Distance Problem Math Geometry

01/02/17

find the distance between the lines with the equations y=(2/7)x+4 and y= (2/7)-2

Please explain how you solved this.

11/01/16

Geometry Problem: Find distance between parallel lines

Find distance between y = -2x + 3 and y = -2x - 3 (Hint: use (0,3)
Distance Problem Distance Mph

04/26/16

Evan flies a plane against a headwind for 4161 miles. The return trip with the wind took 16 hours less time. If the wind speed is 8 mph, how fast does Evan fly

Evan flies a plane against a headwind for 4161 miles. The return trip with the wind took 16 hours less time. If the wind speed is 8 mph, how fast does Evan fly the plane when there is no wind?
Distance Problem Distance Mph

04/26/16

Catherine rows a boat downstream for 182 miles. The return trip upstream took 12 hours longer. If the current flows at 3 mph, how fast does Catherine row in sti

Catherine rows a boat downstream for 182 miles. The return trip upstream took 12 hours longer. If the current flows at 3 mph, how fast does Catherine row in still water?
Distance Problem Distance Mph

04/26/16

Kylie went on a 138 mile trip to a soccer game. On the way back, due to road construction she had to drive 23 miles per hour slower. This made the trip take 1 h

Kylie went on a 138 mile trip to a soccer game. On the way back, due to road construction she had to drive 23 miles per hour slower. This made the trip take 1 hour longer. How fast did she drive to... more

02/29/16

Distance Word Problem

Brianna is 207 miles away from Zoe. They are traveling towards each other. If Zoe travels 9 mph faster than Brianna and they meet after 9 hours, how fast was each traveling?

02/28/16

a freight train and a passenger train both leave a train station at the same time, traveling in the same direction.

a freight train and a passenger train both leave a train station at the same time, traveling in the same direction. The speed of the freight train is 45 mph and the speed of the passenger train is... more
Distance Problem

11/19/15

Distance rate time

A passenger plane made a trip to Las Vegas and back. On the trip there it flew 432 mph and on the return trip it went 480 mph. How long did the trip there take if the return was nine hours?
Distance Problem

11/16/15

Nina went on a 72 mile trip to a soccer game. On the way back, she had to drive 18 miles ..... How fast did she drive to the soccer game?

Nina went on a 72 mile trip to a soccer game. On the way back, due to road construction she had to drive 18 miles per hour slower. This made the trip take 9 hours longer. How fast did she drive to... more
Distance Problem

05/06/15

Kyle rode his skateboard 40 minutes at an average speed of 80 ft./m. What distance did your friend travel?

Kyle rode his skateboard 40 minutes at an average speed of 80 ft./m. What distance did your friend travel?
Distance Problem Word Problem Distance

11/01/14

Word problem - pre calc

If An island is 2.8 kilometers from the nearest point, P, on a straight shoreline. A town is 6.3 kilometers down the shore from Point P. If a person can row a boat at an average speed of 4.1... more
Distance Problem Word Problem

09/25/14

Distance Problem

Two people start walking across a 60ft bridge at the same time.  The second person's speed was 12ft per min faster than the first persons speed.  If the second person finished walking across 2.5... more
Distance Problem

06/25/14

Rate of Jet in Still Air and Rate of Jetstream

Flying against the jet stream, a jet travels 2600 miles in 4 hours. Flying with the jet stream, the same jet travels 6650 miles in 7 hours. What is the rate of the jet in still air and what is the... more

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