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August 31, 2015
Number of results: 65,468

**Physics**

A cargo plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 11.2 km with a constant speed of 1260 km/hr when a large crate slides out of the rear of the plane. How long does it take the crate to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2 . Answer in units of s, please.
*October 27, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics**

A cargo plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 10000m with a velocity of 800km/h when a cargo pallet falls out the back ramp. (i) How long does it take to fall to the ground? (ii) How far horizontally is the pallet from where it fell off when it hits the ground? (iii) ...
*April 14, 2014 by Olumide Adesiyan*

**Physics**

A car sits in the parking lot. Above is a cargo plane, flying horizontally at 61 m/s. At the exact moment the plane is 182 m directly above the car, a crate accidentally falls from its cargo doors. Relative to the car, where will the crate land? Enter m as unit and use g = 10...
*January 22, 2013 by Jessica-- Please help!*

**Physics**

A car sits in the parking lot. Above is a cargo plane, flying horizontally at 61 m/s. At the exact moment the plane is 182 m directly above the car, a crate accidentally falls from its cargo doors. Relative to the car, where will the crate land? Enter m as unit and use g = 10...
*January 22, 2013 by Robert*

**math**

At an airport, a flight controller was in a tower 40m above the ground. When she first observed a plane it was at an angle of elevation of 12 (degrees) from her line of sight and flying at a constant altitude (height) The plane had a constant speed of 360km/h Eight seconds ...
*May 19, 2013 by alice*

**Physics**

A plane flies horizontally at constant ground speed v=720km/h. The pilot is informed by an air traffic controller that he must immediately change his direction of flight while keeping the same altitude. The pilot performs a turning maneuver by rolling the plane to a banked ...
*April 2, 2013 by Crow*

**calculus**

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 500 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. I drew a diagram and figured out I need to ...
*March 4, 2012 by Daniel*

**physics**

a 250 kg crate is placed on an adjustable incline plane. If the crate slides down the incline with an exceleration of 0.7 m/s squared when the incline angle is 25 degrees, then what sould the incline angle be in order for the crate to slide down the plane at a constant speed? ...
*October 22, 2011 by uta*

**calculus**

a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 2 mi and a speed of 460 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 5 mi away from the station.
*November 17, 2011 by L.J*

**Calc**

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
*November 8, 2009 by Peter*

**Cal**

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
*November 11, 2010 by Jordan*

**math cal**

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 3 mi and a speed of 480 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (Round to the nearest whole number.)
*November 17, 2010 by anna*

**calculus**

A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 560 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 2 mi away from the station. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)
*October 2, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A packing crate is placed on a 32° inclined plane. If the coefficient of static friction between the crate and the plane is 0.67, will the crate slide down the plane? What is the minimum angle to which the plane must be raised so that the crate will slide down the plane?
*November 30, 2010 by Jenni*

**Algebra 2**

1. Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of ...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**Math**

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**Please Anyone!!!**

Plane A is 40 mi south and 100 mi east of Plane B. Plane A is flying 2 miles west for every mile it flies north, while Plane B is flying 3 mi east for every mile it flies south. a. Where do their paths cross? b. Which plane must fly farther? c. What ratio of the speed of Plane...
*September 28, 2009 by newt*

**physics**

A large rock is dropped from a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 4.00 x 10 ^3 ( to the power of 3) and with a speed of 900km h. a) calculate the distance that the rock will move horizontally before hitting the ground b) find the velocity of the rock just before it ...
*June 11, 2013 by sabine*

**Calc**

How do I do this related rates problem? A plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 mi and a speed of 510 mi/h passes directly over a radar station. Find the rate at which the distance from the plane to the station is increasing when it is 6 mi away from the station. (...
*November 10, 2009 by Derick*

**Geometry- trig ratio**

An observer (o) spots a plane flying at a 55 degrees angle to his horizontal line of sight. if the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft, what is the distance (x) from the plane (p) to the observer (o)?
*April 15, 2014 by Anonymous *

**Trigonometry**

An observer (0) spots a plane flying at a 55 degree angle to his horizontal line of sight.If the plane is flying at an altitude of 21,000 ft., what is the distance (x) from the plane (P) to the observer (0)
*April 29, 2014 by Angelica*

**physics**

a crate weighing 3500 newton down an inclined plane at constant speed. The plane is 7.5 meter long. Its height is 3.0 meter. What is the coefficient of sliding friction between the crate and the inclined plane?
*December 5, 2011 by xander*

**calculus**

A plane flying along a straight path loses altitude at the rate of 1000 ft for each 5200 ft covered horizontally. What is the angle of descent of the plane? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
*January 29, 2012 by Sam*

**Physics**

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.420 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
*March 29, 2015 by Kristyn*

**Physics**

A 25kg crate is sitting at the bottom of an inclined plane. The inclined plane 12m long meets the horizontal at an angle of 15 degrees and has a coefficient of friction of 0.55. A force is applied to the crate so as to slide the crate up the incline at a constant speed. What ...
*February 25, 2012 by Rob*

**math(rational functions application)**

The average speed of a jet is 100km/h faster than a cargo plane. To travel 1400km, the cargo plane requires 25% more time than the jet. Find the average speed of the jet. This is the formula I figured out so far. V(average)=V(jet)-V(cargo 100km/h= d/t - d/t 100= [1400km/x] - [...
*October 22, 2009 by jane*

**Physics**

A cup of coffee is sitting on a table in an airplane that is flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.37. Suddenly, the plane accelerates, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
*September 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.18. Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
*October 3, 2012 by Sam*

**physics**

A plane is found by radar to be flying 5.9 km above the ground. The angle of elevation from the radar to the plane is 78.6°. Ten seconds later, the plane is directly over the station. Find the speed of the plane, assuming that it is flying level.
*March 13, 2014 by eric*

**physics**

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.100 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
*December 13, 2012 by Amy*

**physics**

A cup of coffee is on a table in an airplane flying at a constant altitude and a constant velocity. The coefficient of static friction between the cup and the table is 0.420 . Suddenly, the plane accelerates forward, its altitude remaining constant. What is the maximum ...
*March 28, 2015 by Kristyn*

** advance geometry**

A plane is flying east, ascending at a constant angle. Jack is standing on the ground, watching the plane come to (horizontally) directly at him. When he first sees the plane, at an angle of elevation of 15 degrees, its horizontal distance from him is 11,000. When he sees it ...
*April 25, 2010 by maha*

**A plane flies horizontally at an altitude of 5 km **

A plane flies horizontally at an altitude of 5 km and passes directly over a tracking telescope on the ground. When the angle of elevation is π/3, this angle is decreasing at a rate of π/4 rad/min. How fast is the plane traveling at that time? (Round your answer to ...
*March 14, 2011 by yolana*

**Physics**

A bomber is flying horizontally over level terrain at a speed of 250 m/s relative to the ground and at an altitude of 3.20 km. The bombardier releases one bomb. How far does the bomb travel horizontally between its release and its impact on the ground? Ignore the effects of ...
*April 14, 2011 by Chi*

**CALCULUS **

A plane, flying horizontally at an altitude of 1 km and a speed of 500 km/hr, passes directly over a radar station. find the rate in km/hr at which the distance from the plane to the station is changing when it is 2 km away from the radar station. Hint: this is not a max/min ...
*April 24, 2014 by TANYA*

**physics**

You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
*March 19, 2011 by please help!!!!*

**physics**

You are flying to Chicago for a weekend away from the books. In your last physics class, you learned that the airflow over the wings of the plane creates a lift force, which acts perpendicular to the wings. When the plane is flying level, the upward lift force exactly balances...
*March 20, 2011 by HELP!*

**Physics**

A cup of coffee is sitting in an airplane flying at constant speed and altitude. Mu between cup and table is .36. The plane accelerates, maintaining constant altitude. What is the maximum acceleration that the plan can have without the cup sliding backwards?
*September 18, 2007 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A,package,crate,is,placed,on,a,20,deg,inclined,plane.If,the,coefficient,of,static,friction,between,the,crate,and,the,plane,is,0.65,Will,the,crate,slide,down,the,plane?,justify,your,answer!
*January 19, 2008 by melissa*

**MATH**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later? You should draw out a ...
*March 8, 2007 by jimmy*

**calculus**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 23 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 7 minutes later?
*February 25, 2010 by angel*

**Calculus**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 24 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 8 km and climbs at an angle of 20 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 2 minutes later?
*March 1, 2010 by Danny*

**math**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 14 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 7 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min, is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 5 minutes later?
*May 24, 2011 by Alexandra*

**Calculus**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 4 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 5 km and climbs at an angle of 45 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 4 minutes later?
*October 7, 2011 by Anonymous*

**trig**

A plane climbs into the jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it ...
*November 4, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Math Ms. Sue please help**

Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane average 158km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air.
*February 28, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A crate of oranges slides down an inclined plane without friction. If it is released from rest and reaches a speed of 4.476 m/s after sliding a distance of 2.33 m, what is the angle of inclination of the plane with respect to the horizontal?
*May 24, 2012 by Vladimir*

**Physics**

1. A small plane can travel at 200 km/h in still air. If a 50.0 km/h wind is coming from the east, determine the ground velocity of the plane if the pilot keeps the plane pointed [N]. 2. A pilot is flying from City A to City B which is 300 km [NW]. If the plane will encounter ...
*April 24, 2014 by Corey Brown*

**Calc**

A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 680 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 9 kilometers
*October 20, 2009 by Georgia*

**calculus**

A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 570 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 14 kilometers
*October 28, 2013 by Matr*

**algebra-word problem**

Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plane averaged 158 km/h. On the return trip the plane only averaged 112 km/h while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the wind and the speed of the plane in still air. TIA
*March 23, 2008 by jen*

**Physics Oasis!! Help!!**

A fully loaded Cessna-182 airplane of mass 1250 kg has an engine failure when flying with an airspeed of 129 km/h at an altitude of 2670 m on a calm day. It then glides at a constant glide angle (which is the direction of flight below the horizontal) towards a safe landing at ...
*March 27, 2013 by boom*

**calculas**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 19 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 4 km and climbs at an angle of 25 degrees. At what rate is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 3 minutes later? The distance is increasing at
*October 26, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 160 m/s at an altitude of 5400 m when it drops a package. How far ahead of the target along the x direction should the plane be when it releases the package?
*February 25, 2009 by kb*

**physics**

crate weighing 6.90 x 10^3 N is pulled up a 46° incline by a force parallel to the plane. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the surface of the plane is 0.750, what is the magnitude of the applied force required to move the crate at a constant velocity?
*September 17, 2014 by nica*

**Dynamics, Math**

a plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 420m. A bomb was released, how far horizontally point bomb hit the ground?
*March 19, 2013 by Jenny*

**Dynamics, Math**

a plane is flying horizontally at an altitude of 420m. A bomb was released, how far horizontally point bomb hit the ground?
*March 19, 2013 by Jenny*

**physics**

. The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12 ft
*October 7, 2014 by Brianna Garrett *

**Math**

The altitude of a plane as it begins to descend is shown by the linear equation a = 22,000 – 800m, where a is the plane’s altitude, in feet, and m is minutes. What is the plane’s altitude when m = 12? ft
*December 13, 2014 by Autumn*

**Trigonometry**

A plane is observed approaching your home and you assume its speed to be 550 miles per hour. The angle of elevation of the plane is 16 degrees and one minute later is 57 degrees. Approximate the altitude of the plane. Draw yourself a figure with two triangles. Both have an ...
*January 8, 2007 by Timisha*

**Physical sciences**

A 330kg crate slides down a 30 degree inclined plane. The total length of the plane is 3,6m. The crate is kept from accelerating by a man who is pushing back on it parallel to the incline. Calculate the force exerted by the man on the piano
*April 9, 2014 by Nicolle*

**physics**

A plane flying horizontally above Earth’s surface at 150. meters per second drops a crate. The crate strikes the ground 30.0 seconds later. What is the magnitude of the horizontal component of the crate’s velocity just before it strikes the ground? I know the answer is 150 m/s...
*November 12, 2009 by Physics Student need help*

**calculus**

A plane is flying west at 500 ft/sec at an altitude of 4000 ft. The plane is tracked by a searchlight on the ground. If the light is to be trained on the plane, find the change in the angle of elevation of the searchlight at horizontal distance of 2000 ft.
*November 12, 2008 by bill*

**Math**

A plane is flying at an altitude of 12,000 feet and is preparing to land at a nearby airport. The angle from the airport to the plane is 17. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how far is the airport from the plane?
*March 4, 2012 by Valentino*

**Physics**

A plane is flying horizontally with speed 215 m/s at a height 2770 m above the ground, when a package is dropped from the plane. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Neglecting air resistance, when the package hits the ground, the plane will be _________. Can anyone ...
*June 1, 2015 by Jess*

**Science**

A plane is flying horizontally with speed 215 m/s at a height 2770 m above the ground, when a package is dropped from the plane. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Neglecting air resistance, when the package hits the ground, the plane will be _________. Can anyone ...
*June 1, 2015 by Kim*

**physics**

A plane, diving with constant speed at an angle of 51.5° with the vertical, releases a projectile at an altitude of 654 m. The projectile hits the ground 6.40 s after release. (a) What is the speed of the plane? (b) How far does the projectile travel horizontally during its ...
*September 2, 2012 by gg*

**math**

a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind? can u plz finish the whole question?? with the speed,time...
*September 23, 2010 by helpyyy*

**PHYSÝCS I**

A crate of oranges slides down an inclined plane without friction. If it is released from rest and reaches a speed of 4.883 m/s after sliding a distance of 2.01 m, what is the angle of inclination of the plane with respect to the horizontal? Please note: Give your answer in ...
*March 1, 2012 by ADRÝAANA*

**physics**

A crate of oranges slides down an inclined plane without friction. If it is released from rest and reaches a speed of 4.883 m/s after sliding a distance of 2.01 m, what is the angle of inclination of the plane with respect to the horizontal? Please note: Give your answer in ...
*March 2, 2012 by lissa*

**math**

Flying to Seoul with a tailwind a plane averaged 343 mph. On the return trip the plane only averaged 307 mph while flying back into the same wind. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
*April 17, 2013 by Angela*

**Physics **

A plane is flying west at 214 km/h. The wind is blowing south at 108km/h. a what is the ground speed of the plane b In what direction does the plane travel
*January 31, 2012 by Shekinah*

**physics**

a plane is flying with a constant speed along a straight line at an angle 60degree with the horizontal. the weight(W) of the plane is 90,000N and its engine provides a thrust(T)of 120,000N in the direction of flight . two additional forces are exerted on the plane :the lift ...
*February 11, 2012 by ash*

**physics**

an object falls from a plane flying horizontally at an altitude of 40,000 ft at 500 mi/h. How long will it take to hit the ground?
*June 28, 2012 by wen*

**calculus**

26. A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going ...
*March 16, 2009 by jason*

**college**

A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...
*December 6, 2010 by Joshua*

**Geometry/trig**

A plane is flying due south at a speed of 300 mph. The wind is blowing from the west at a speed of 40 mph. Find the resultant speed of the plane and the direction of the plane
*February 6, 2012 by Lezah*

**Calculus**

A plane flying with a constant speed of 5 km/min passes over a ground radar station at an altitude of 4 km and climbs at an angle of 35 degrees. At what rate, in km/min is the distance from the plane to the radar station increasing 10 minutes later? I got it down to [250-20cos...
*September 25, 2009 by Z32*

**PHYSICS**

A plane flying horizontally at 180 m/s drops a box just as it crosses a coastline. The box lands 3 kilometers from the coast. - At what height is the plane flying? - How long it takes to the box to reach the ground ?
*March 22, 2014 by LEZA91*

**physics**

A jet plane is flying horizontally with a speed of 500 m/s over a hill that slopes upward with a 3% grade (i.e., the "rise" is 3% of the "run"). What is the component of the plane's velocity perpendicular to the ground? (Assume the +x-direction is up along the slope and the +y...
*May 24, 2014 by Soh*

**Physics**

A bomber is flying at a velocity of 200.0 km/hr with an altitude of 1.5 km. How far (horizontally) from its intended target should the plane drop the bomb?
*December 18, 2010 by George*

**College Algebra**

A plane takes off from the ground at a 14-degree angle. After flying straight for 10,000 feet, what is the altitude of the plane?
*November 5, 2013 by Keri*

**Physics**

A 20 kg box approaches the foot of a 30 degree inclined plane with a speed of 10 m/s. the coefficient of friction between the box and the inclined plane is 0.2. (a) How far up the inclined plane will the box go? (b) If the box slides back down the inclined plane, what is its ...
*June 30, 2014 by Clair*

**PRECALCULUS**

An airplane is flying at a speed of 250 mph at an altitude of 4 miles. The plane passes directly above a radar station at time t=0. Find the distance s between the plane and the radar station after 5 minutes.
*May 27, 2011 by OSCAR*

**Physics **

A plane is flying horizontally at a speed of 290m/s. He drops a package (ignoring air resistance). A)If it take 15s for the package to hit the ground, how high above is the plane? B) How far (horizontally) before the island should Steven drop the package? C) Assuming the ...
*September 22, 2013 by Jason*

**Calculus**

A train is heading due west from St. Louis. At noon, a plane flying horizontally due north at a fixed altitude of 4 miles passes directly over the train. When the train has traveled another mile, it is going 80 mph, and the plane has traveled another 5 miles and is going 500 ...
*November 12, 2008 by George*

**math**

a small plane flying into the wind takes 3 hrs 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km. Flying with the wind the same plane takes 2 h 30 min to make the trip.what is the speed of the plane? what is the speed of the wind?
*September 22, 2010 by mathhy*

**Physics**

HELP! I'm doing a webassign, and am completley lost on these problems. If you could help with any, that would be great. A crate weighing 9.40 103 N is pulled up a 36° incline by a force parallel to the plane. If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the crate and the ...
*September 22, 2010 by Tom*

**Calculus and Vectors **

A plane is flying south east at a constant speed of 900km/h. The wind is blowing towards the north at 100km/h. Determine the resultant velocity of the plane relative to the ground.
*April 29, 2015 by John*

**physics**

A rescue plane is flying horizontally at a height of 132 m above the ground. The pilot spots a survivor and releases an emergency kit with a parachute. The kit descends at a constant vertical acceleration of and the initial plane horizontal speed is . Assuming air resistance ...
*April 22, 2015 by tr76r65*

**Math**

A small plane flying into the wind takes 3h 20 min to complete a flight of 960 km.Flying with the wind, the same plane takes 2h 30 min to make the trip. What is the speed of the plane? What is the speed of the wind?
*January 22, 2009 by gagan*

**Calculus**

A plane flies horizontally with a speed Of 600km/h at an altitude of 10km and pasess directly over th town of quinton .find the rate at which the distance from the plane to quinton is increasing when its 20km away from quinton ?
*March 12, 2011 by Mehak*

**calculus**

A plane flies horizontally with a speed Of 600km/h at an altitude of 10km and pasess directly over th town of quinton .find the rate at which the distance from the plane to quinton is increasing when its 20km away from quinton ?
*March 12, 2011 by mehak*

**Velocity and Displacement**

A plane is sitting on a runway, awaiting takeoff. On an adjacent parallel runway, another plane lands and passes the stationary plane at a speed of 47 m/s. The arriving plane has a length of 32 m. By looking out the window (very narrow), a passenger on the stationary plane can...
*September 1, 2011 by Fainah*

**Physics 203**

A supersonic plane flies directly over you at 1.8 times the sound speed. You hear its sonic boom 20s later. What is the plane's altitude, assuming a constant 340 sound speed?
*May 11, 2010 by Mike*

**Math**

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 6 miles and passes directly over a radar antenna. When the plane is 10 miles away, the radar detects that the distance is changing at a rate of 240 mph. what is the speed of the plane? This is an implicit differentiation problem
*May 13, 2013 by Chloe*

**ALGEBRA 2**

A plane takes off from an aiport and flies east at a speed of 350 mi/h. Ten minutes later, a second plane takes off from the same airport and flies east at a higher altitude at a speed of 400 mi/h. How long does it take the second plane to overtake the first plane? I have ...
*August 16, 2009 by Emily*

**trig**

jet stream which is flowing at a rate of 80 miles per hour. It travels with the jet stream for 5 hours and then reduces its altitude, flying out of the jet stream for 4 more hours. The plane, while out of the jet stream, covered 550 miles less than it did during the 5 hours ...
*July 9, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A plane is flying horizontally with speed 244 m/s at a height 5670 m above the ground, when a package is thrown downward from the plane with a vertical speed v(initial) = 73 m/s. What horizontal distance is traveled by this package? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . ...
*September 2, 2011 by squires*

**physics**

A plane is flying horizontally with speed 244 m/s at a height 5670 m above the ground, when a package is thrown downward from the plane with a vertical speed v(initial) = 73 m/s. What horizontal distance is traveled by this package? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . ...
*September 3, 2011 by squires*