Posted by **jon** on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 11:29pm.

An airplane encountered a head wind during a flight between Rontown and Sawburgh which took 4 hours and 24 minutes. The return flight took 4 hours. If the distance from Rontown to Sawburgh is 1700 miles, find the airspeed of the plane (the speed of the plane in still air) and the speed of the wind, assuming both remain constant.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- algebra - An airplane encountered a head wind during a flight between Joppetown ...
- math - An airplane flying into a headwind travels the 1650-mile flying distance ...
- 8th Algebra - 1) An airplane took 2 hours to fly 600 km against a head wind. The...
- Algebra - An airplane traveled 1092 miles with a tailwind, turned around and ...
- Math - Use systems of lineear equations to solve: An airplane flew for 6 hours ...
- Math - An airplane flying into a headwind travels the 2800 mile flying distance ...
- math - A jet flew at an average speed of 480 mph from Point X to Point Y. ...
- Algebra - A pilot flew a 400-mile flight in 2.5 hours flying into the wind. ...
- Algebra - A flight from a to B is against the wind and takes five hours return ...
- math - An airplane flew for 6 hours with a 22km/hour tailwind. The return flight...

More Related Questions