# distance

### Janet would like to put up a straight 100 foot fence. If she places a post every 10 feet, how many p

Janet would like to put up a straight 100 foot fence. If she places a post every 10 feet, how many posts will she need? 0 feet 10 feet 20 feet...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 21, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Sara bought a gas-electric hybrid car. She traveled 481.25 miles and used 9.625 gallons of gas. How

Sara bought a gas-electric hybrid car. She traveled 481.25 miles and used 9.625 gallons of gas. How many miles did the hybrid car travel for each...
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### If Distance equals Speed times Time (D = S x T), then what does time equal in terms of speed and dis

If Distance equals Speed times Time (D = S x T), then what does time equal in terms of speed and distance? Divide each side by S to isolate T:...
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### Alex rode his bike to school at a speed of 12 mph. He then walked home at a speed of 5 mph. What was

Alex rode his bike to school at a speed of 12 mph. He then walked home at a speed of 5 mph. What was Alex's average speed for his trip to school...
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### Adam drove the 10 miles to school at a speed of 60 mph. On his way home, due to traffic, his speed w

Adam drove the 10 miles to school at a speed of 60 mph. On his way home, due to traffic, his speed was 30 mph. What was his average speed for the...
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### The world record for the mile in the year 1865 was held by Richard Webster of England when he comple

The world record for the mile in the year 1865 was held by Richard Webster of England when he completed a mile in 4 minutes and 36.5 seconds. The...
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### A goal for many elite runners is to complete a mile in 4 minutes. At what speed (in miles per hour)

A goal for many elite runners is to complete a mile in 4 minutes. At what speed (in miles per hour) is a runner traveling when he completes a mile...
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### A family is taking a cross-country trip of 3000 miles by car. They are bringing two spare tires with

A family is taking a cross-country trip of 3000 miles by car. They are bringing two spare tires with them and want all six tires to go an equal...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 27, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A student was trying to determine a formula for changing speeds that are written in feet per second

A student was trying to determine a formula for changing speeds that are written in feet per second into miles per hour. If a sprinter runs at a...
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### Stuart traveled n miles at a speed of 72 miles per hour. How many seconds did it take Stuart to trav

Stuart traveled n miles at a speed of 72 miles per hour. How many seconds did it take Stuart to travel the n miles? Distance = Rate * Time Time =...
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### Luke drove for n hours at 55 miles per hour. Luke's mother drove for n hours at a speed of 60 miles

Luke drove for n hours at 55 miles per hour. Luke's mother drove for n hours at a speed of 60 miles per hour. How much farther than Luke did his...
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### If a snail crawled n millimeters, how many kilometers did it travel?

If a snail crawled n millimeters, how many kilometers did it travel? 1 millimeter = 1/1000 of a meter 1 meter = 1/1000 of a kilometer 1/1000 *...
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### William is traveling at a speed of 50 miles per hour. How far will William travel in n hours?

William is traveling at a speed of 50 miles per hour. How far will William travel in n hours? 50 miles per hour * n hour = 50n miles
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### If Enika walked n yards, how many feet did she walk?

If Enika walked n yards, how many feet did she walk? 1 yard = 3 feet, so we have: n yards = 3n feet
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### Sound takes 5 seconds to go one mile. Clark is standing near a rock wall and when he shouts, it take

Sound takes 5 seconds to go one mile. Clark is standing near a rock wall and when he shouts, it takes 20 seconds for the echo to reach his ears....
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### Maria leaves her house and runs west for 6 m miles. She then turns North and runs 5 miles. Maria the

Maria leaves her house and runs west for 6 miles. She then turns North and runs 5 miles. Maria then travels east for 7 miles and then south for 5...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 4, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A meter is defined as the distance light travels in 1/299,792,458 of a second. How many meters does

A meter is defined as the distance light travels in 1/299,792,458 of a second. How many meters does light travel in 1/8 of a second? 1/8 second /...
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### A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the

A truck driver took 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel 426.25 miles. What was the average speed of the truck driver? 45/60 = 0.75 of an hour 7...
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