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### Jason is 9 miles ahead of Joe running at 5.5 miles per hour and Joe is running at the speed of 7 mil

Jason is 9 miles ahead of Joe running at 5.5 miles per hour and Joe is running at the speed of 7 miles per hour. How long does it take Joe to...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 9, 2024, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Martha can read a 300 page book in 10 hours. How many pages will she read in n minutes?

Martha can read a 300 page book in 10 hours. How many pages will she read in n minutes? 60 minutes in an hour, so Martha reads 300 pages in 10 *...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 23, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 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...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 9, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 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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### In the year 1999, Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco set a new world record when he ran a mile in 3 minut

In the year 1999, Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco set a new world record when he ran a mile in 3 minutes 43.13 seconds. What was his speed in miles...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 31, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 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...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 30, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 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 =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 7, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If a car is traveling at a speed of 60 miles per hour, how many hours will it take for the car to tr

If a car is traveling at a speed of 60 miles per hour, how many hours will it take for the car to travel n miles? n miles / 60 miles per hour =...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 29, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 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...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Nov 27, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of 5 meters per minute for 12.5 meters. For

A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of 5 meters per minute for 12.5 meters. For how many minutes does it walk? Distance...
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### Matthew works 45 hours at \$22.10 per hour and 3 hours overtime at double time. Calculate his total e

Matthew works 45 hours at \$22.10 per hour and 3 hours overtime at double time. Calculate his total earnings per week. If Matthew gets 3 hours...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 25, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### if a city grows by 12% per month what is the yearly growth rate

if a city grows by 12% per month what is the yearly growth rate We know that there are 12 months in a year. 12% = 0.12 Annual Growth Rate = (1 +...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 23, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### you save \$35 a week for a year. How much do you have at the end of the year?

you save \$35 a week for a year. How much do you have at the end of the year? We know that 1 year = 52 weeks \$35 per week * 52 weeks = \$1,820...
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### Johnny Rocket can run 300 meters in 90 seconds. If his speed remains constant, how far could he ru

Johnny Rocket can run 300 meters in 90 seconds. If his speed remains constant, how far could he run in 500 seconds? Round to one decimal place....
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### A driver drove at a speed of 58 mph for t hours. How far did the driver go?

A driver drove at a speed of 58 mph for t hours. How far did the driver go? Since distance = rate * time, we have distance D of: D = 58t
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### A repair will require 3 hours at \$40 per hour. How much will the total/labor cost be for this job?

A repair will require 3 hours at \$40 per hour. How much will the total/labor cost be for this job? Total cost = Hourly Labor Rate * hours Total...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Mar 25, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A driver drove at a speed of 56 mph for z hours. How far did the driver go?

A driver drove at a speed of 56 mph for z hours. How far did the driver go? Distance = Rate * time So we have: Distance = 56 mph * z Distance = 56z
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### A car is traveling 60 km per hour. How many hours will it take for the car to reach a point that is

A car is traveling 60 km per hour. How many hours will it take for the car to reach a point that is 180 km away? Rate * Time = Distance so we...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 30, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests