69 Answered Questions for the topic Distance Word Problems

Joe & Gina live 3 m apart. Both leave @ same time. Joe walks @ 2.5 mph & Gina walks @ 3.5 mph. How far does Joe have to walk to meet Gina?

please give chart!! I just can’t find it anywhere else. thank you!!

Distance traveled

Reggie made a business trip of 228 miles. He averaged 62mph for the first part of the trip and 54mph for the second part. If the trip took 4 hours, how long did he travel at each rate?

distance/speed/wind problem

a small plane cruises at 150mph in still air, and its rank has enough gas for 6 hours of flying.  if it takes off against a constant east wind of 50mph, how far can it fly in that direction and... more

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Michael drove from his house in Winnipeg to his summer cottage at 75km/hr and returned at 60km/hr if the total trip took 12 hours, how far is it from his summer cottage to his home?

need answer to a written word problem

Two cyclists leave a city at the same time, one going east and the other going west. The west bound cyclist bikes at 3mph faster than the east bound cyclist. After 2 hours they are 42 miles apart.... more

Word Problem with Percentages

A train from Salt Lake City to Boise makes up 30% of your trip. You fly 400 miles from Boise to Spokane and take the bus 300 miles to Seattle. What % of the trip was traveled by bus? I believe the... more

Steve wants to walk 150 miles in 31 days. He wants to walk same distance each day how far should he walk each day?

Steve wants to walk 150 miles in 31 days. He wants to walk the same distance each day. How far should he walk each day?

Travel 70 miles, spent 2 hours on the first part of the trip where her average speed was half of her average speed on the second part. What was speed 1st part?

On a recent bike trip of 70 miles, Lila spent 2 hours on the first part of the trip where her average speed was half of her average speed on the second part. What was speed 1st part?

find the distance and airplane if it goes 400 miles per hour for 3 hours

distance word problem

Kate leaves town P and cycles towards town Q which is 100 km away, at the speed of 5 metres/ second. Thirty minutes later, Ben leaves town Q and travels towards

Kate leaves town P and cycles towards town Q which is 100 km away, at the speed of 5 metres/ second. Thirty minutes later, Ben leaves town Q and travels towards town P at 9 metres/second. a. How... more

truck leaving St. Louis

A truck leaves St. Louis Missouri traveling north on I 55 at an average rate of 47 mph. One hour later a bus leaves St. Louis traveling south on I 55 at an average rate of 54 mph. How long after... more

rate,time and distance word problems

Sonya left the restaurant traveling 6 mph. Then, 2 hours later, Hanna left traveling the same direction at 12 mph. How long until Hanna catches up with Sonya?

Time, distance problem

A family is on a road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. For the first 20 miles, they averaged 40mph, For the next 300 miles they averaged 75mph. If they drive 80mph for the next hour, what... more

I suck at distance problems. Please help

Hillary started biking to the study group traveling 14 mph, after some time the bike got a flat so Hillary walked the rest of the way, traveling 3 mph. If the total trip to the study group took 7... more

Kristen is flying a kite...

Kristen is flying a kite. The length of the kite string is55 feet and she is positioned 33 feet away from beneaththe kite. About how high is the kite?A) 47 ft B) 45 ft C) 44 ft D) 40 ft I think... more

what is the distance between the first tree and the last tree

 At the edge of a garden 10 trees are planted in a row .  The distance between the trees is the same .  The distance between the first tree and the third tree is 12 feet 

Distance, rate, time

Keller is driving at a speed of 60mph. At noon he sees a sign which says LONGWOOD -52 MILES. If he continues to drive the same speed, how far away will longwood be at 12.20pm?   I would really... more

finding distance

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... more

distance cost calculation

 If it costs $10,000 to go 6,718 miles how far can you go with $3,000

What distance separates Hillary and Eugene when they finish?

Starting at the same spot on a circular track that is 80 meters in diameter, Hillary andEugene run in opposite directions, at 300 meters per minute and 240 meters per minute,respectively. They run... more

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

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?

Difference of length in track lanes (1 vs 8)

The lanes on the circular outdoor track are one meter wide. By running in the lanenext to the innermost lane, Corey ran extra distance in an eight-lap race. How much?

Road trip question

on a trip Liam agreed to drive 2/3 of the total distance if Jessica drove the remaining distance. Upon completing his share of driving, Liam fell asleep. When Liam awoke, Jessica still had 20% of... more
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