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August 30, 2015
Number of results: 48,573

**geometry**

Two ships leave a harbor at the same time, traveling on courses that have an angle of 140 degrees between them. If the first ship travels at 26 miles per hour and the second ship travels at 34 miles per hour, how far apart are the two ships after 3 hours?
*November 4, 2010 by Rac*

**10th grade**

Two ships leave a harbor at the same time, traveling on courses that have an angle of 140 degrees between them. If the first ship travels at 26 miles per hour and the second ship travels at 34 miles per hour, how far apart are the two ships after 3 hours?
*November 4, 2010 by Rac*

**aljebra**

A private plane leaves an airport and flies due east at 192 miles per hour. Two hours later, a jet leaves the same airport and flies due east at 960 miles per hour. How long will the private plane fly until it is passed by the jet?
*March 25, 2015 by Anonymous*

**algebra 2 **

two trains leave the dallas port going in opposite directions. if one train goes 56 miles per hour, and the other goes 52 miles per hour how long will it take them to be 363 miles apart? how do i set up this problem?
*September 23, 2012 by belle *

**Pre Calculus 2**

A ship regularly travels between two ports that are 350 miles apart. When traveling directly from A to B, the ship sails on a bearing of . However, to avoid a storm, one day the ship leaves A on a bearing of and travels for 6 hours at 17mph. When the bad weather has passed, it...
*August 4, 2013 by Sara*

**mayh**

A ship travels at a constant speed of 25 kilometres per hour (Kph) in a straight line from port A located at position (x_A, y_A) =(-100, -100) to port B at (x_B ,y_B )=(300 ,100). A) Find parametric equation for the line of travel of the ship .your equation should be in terms ...
*February 16, 2011 by emy*

**math**

Ship A, 15 miles of 0 is moving west at 20 mile per hour, ship B, 60 miles south of 0 is moving north at 15 mile per hour. are they approaching or separating after 1 hr and at what rate? are they approaching or separating after 3 hrs? when are they nearest to one another? ...
*February 23, 2014 by rhavenrock*

**physics**

A ship leaves its home port expecting to travel to a port 500.0 km due south. Before it moves even 1 km, a servere storm blows it 100.0 km due east. Hom far is the ship from its destination? In what direction must it travel to reach its destination?
*October 4, 2010 by Anonymous*

**trig**

a ship starts from port at a bearing of South 32 degrees East. It travels 8 miles in this direction before turning to a bearing of North 14 degrees East. It travels 15 miles in this direction, before finally turning to a bearing of South 72 degrees East and travels another 4 ...
*December 2, 2014 by adam*

**Mathematics**

Two cars drive from town A to town B at constant speeds. The blue car travels 25 miles per hour and the red car travels 60 miles per hour. The blue car leaves at 9:30 am and the red car leaves at noon. The distance between the two towns is 150 miles. Who will get there first? ...
*May 29, 2015 by Stephanie*

**calculus**

QUESTION 3 A boat sails 30 miles to the east from a point P, then it changes direction and sails to the south. If this boat is sailing at a constant speed of 10 miles/hr, at what rate is its distance from the point P increasing a) 2 hours after it leaves the point P b) 7 hours...
*November 21, 2012 by Anonymous*

**maths**

A motorist travels 120 miles to his destionation at an average speed of 60 miles per hour and returns to the starting point at an average speed of 40 miles per hour.His average speed for the entire trip is 1. 53 miles per hour 2. 52 miles per hour 3. 50 miles per hour 4. 48 ...
*August 13, 2014 by peter*

**calculus**

A boat sails 30 miles to the east from a point P, then it changes direction and sails to the south. If this boat is sailing at a constant speed of 10 miles/hr, at what rate is its distance from the point P increasing a) 2 hours after it leaves the point P b) 7 hours after it ...
*November 22, 2012 by kchik*

**calculus**

A boat sails 30 miles to the east from a point P, then it changes direction and sails to the south. If this boat is sailing at a constant speed of 10 miles/hr, at what rate is its distance from the point P increasing a) 2 hours after it leaves the point P b) 7 hours after it ...
*November 22, 2012 by meen*

**Algebra**

A ship travels from New York to southampton, england at 33 miles per hour. A plane traveling 605 miles per hour takes 104 hours less time to make the same trip. How far apart are the two cities?
*June 1, 2010 by Avery*

**physics**

A viking sails from his home port and travels east at 15km/hr.after 10 hours, the wind change and he is blown south west at 20km/hr for six hours.at his point wind drops, the ship is becalmed and doesnot move for the next ten hours.becoming tired of waiting,the viking order ...
*September 4, 2012 by Emily*

**Maths- calculus**

Two ships leave different ports A and B 100 miles apart at 0800 hours, each heading for the opposite port on reciprocal courses. Ship A steams at 20 knots and ship B at 15 knots. calculate: (a) What time are they first 45 miles apart? (b) What time they will pass, and how far ...
*July 9, 2014 by sam*

**AP Calculus**

Two ships sail from the same port. The first ship leaves port at 1:00a, and travels eastward at a rate of 15 knots. the second ship leave port at 2:00am and travels northward at a rate of 10 knots. Determine the rate at which the ships are separating at 3:00am
*January 18, 2013 by Rachael*

**Physics**

Ports A and B are 400 miles apart. One boat starts from port A for port B at 6:05 and travels with a constant speed of 12 mph. If it leaves port A at 8:20, what speed musta a second boat have to arrive at port B at the same time? Explain your reasoning.
*September 19, 2010 by JD Smith*

**Physics**

Ports A and B are 400 miles apart. One boat starts from port A for port B at 6:05 and travels with a constant speed of 12 mph. If it leaves port A at 8:20, what speed musta a second boat have to arrive at port B at the same time? Explain your reasoning.
*September 19, 2010 by JD Smith*

**math**

Train leaves a stationa traveling at 60 miles per hour. Eight hours later train B leaves the same station traveling in the same direction at 80 miles per hour. How long does it atke for train B to catch up to train A.?
*October 14, 2010 by Matt*

**Need help with pre cal hw**

1. A party of hikers walks 8 km from camp on 30 degrees, then turns and walks 6 km on course 160 degrees. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from camp. 2. A ship leaves port A and sails 61.1 km course 131 degrees 50' to point B. Then it sails 76.5 km on course 36 ...
*May 18, 2014 by John*

**trig**

A ship sails 40 miles SOUTH and 15 miles EAST. Find the bearing from where it began? HELP.
*March 11, 2012 by Chloee*

**math**

Howard leaves the dock and sails 2.5miles west He turns south and sails 3.5 Then he turns east and sails 2.5 miles In what direction should howard turn if he wants to use the most direct route to return to the dock ? If Howard use this route ,how many miles will he hv sailed ...
*November 2, 2011 by Angie*

**MATH**

WEIGHTED AVERAGE A SHIP TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK TO SOUTHAMPTON ENGLAND AT 33 MILES PER HOUR. A PLANE TRAVELING 605 MILES PER HOUR TAKES 104 HOURS LESS TIME TO MAKE THE SAME TRIP. HOW FAR APART ARE THE TWO CITIES?
*September 30, 2008 by ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````*

**physics**

. Compared a car (mass of 2000 kg) moving at 10 miles per hour, how much kinetic energy (in Joules) does that same car have when it moves at 20 miles per hour? At 50 miles per hour? 75 miles per hour?
*March 12, 2012 by Hector*

**Algebra**

A train leaves a city heading west and travels at 50 miles per hour. Three hours later, a second train leaves from the same place and travels in the same direction at 65 miles per hour. How long will it take for the second train to overtake the first train.
*June 1, 2010 by Avery*

**math**

A car carrier is traveling 442 miles from Toyko to the Port of Long Beach with new Toyotas. The ship wil travel at a rate of 22 knots. How long will it take for the ship to reach the Port ?
*November 22, 2009 by Isuckatmath*

**grade 7 math**

Uniform Motion Related Problem Port A is 25 km downriver from port B. At noon a tugboat leaves port B and travels upstream at 15 kph. At 3 p.m. a hyrodrofoil leaves Port A travelling upstream at 50 kph. At what time will the hydrofoil pass the tugboat?
*January 19, 2015 by Krystal*

**math**

A ship sails due north from a position 5 degrees, 28' South Latitude to position 6 degrees, 43' North Latitude. Given that one minute of latitude is equivalent to 1 nautical mile, the ship has sailed a distance of A. 75 nautical miles B. 371 nautical miles C. 731 nautical ...
*August 14, 2014 by Demi*

**Algebra**

A ship leaves NY for San Fransisco on the first of every month at noon. At the same time, a ship leaves San Fransisco for NY. Each ship arrives exactly 6 months after it leaves. If you were on a ship from NY, how many ships from San Fransisco would you meet?
*March 2, 2014 by glass0*

**maths**

A ship sails on a steady course bearing 106 degrees from A to B.If B is 76 nautical miles further east than A,find,to the nearest nautical mile,how far the ship has sailed?
*March 8, 2013 by Shane*

**math**

Two helicopters leave Springfield, IL at the same time. One travles north at 27 miles per hour and the other travels west at 120 miles per hour. How far apart are they after 3 hrs? (Hint: Use d=rt to find the distance traveled by each helicopter.) I know that d=27*3, d=81 and ...
*January 27, 2010 by Rmz*

**Math**

Two trains are travelling on parallel tracks both going from station A to station B.Train 1 leaves at 8 am, at 65 miles per hour. Train 2 leaves at 10 am, at 90 miles per hour. At what time will train 2 catch up to train 1?
*July 29, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Trigonometry**

Two ships leave a harbor entrance at the same time. The first ship is traveling at a constant 10 miles per hour, while the second is traveling at a constant 22 miles per hour. If the angle between their courses is 100°, how far apart are they after 2 hours? (Round your answer ...
*July 30, 2015 by Alice*

**Math**

A shipe leaves NY for San Fransisco on the first of every month at noon. At the same time, a ship leaves San Fransisco for NY. Each ship arrives exactly 6 months after it leaves. If you were on a ship from NY, how many ships from San Fransisco would you meet?
*March 2, 2014 by -7-*

**calculus**

An airplane flying west at 300 miles per hour goes over the control tower at noon, and a second airplane at the same altitude, flying north at 400 miles per hour, goes over the tower an hour later. How fast is the distance between the airplanes changing at 2:00 P.M.?
*January 17, 2012 by becca*

**physics**

A ship leaves the island of Guam and sails a distance 295 at an angle 35.0 north of west. How far must it sail so that its resultant displacement will be 100 directly east of Guam?
*October 3, 2011 by ahmed *

**mathematics**

a ship which started at port p, sailed 15 km due south to port q , and then a further 20 km due west to port r. calculate pr , the shortest distance of the ship from the port where the journey started .
*March 1, 2014 by patrice*

**math**

Ronald made a trip of 450 miles in 8 hours. Before noon he avg. 60 miles per hour, and after noon he avg. 50 miles per hour. At what time did he begin his trip and when did it end?
*October 18, 2007 by Cecilia*

**calculus**

A ship is running at 14 3/4 knots (nautical miles per hour) for 7 1/2 hours. How far does the ship travel?
*January 24, 2010 by Jammie*

**calculus**

A ship is running at 14 3/4 knots (nautical miles per hour) for 7 1/2 hours. How far does the ship travel?
*January 24, 2010 by Jammie*

**Calculus**

A car passes by a certain point at time t = 0 hours heading east at 40 miles per hour. At t = 1 hour another car passes by the same point heading north at 50 miles per hour. What is the functiuonthat equals the distance between the two cars?
*June 8, 2011 by Liz*

**Physics kinematics**

The break of a car can slow it down from 60 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour in two secs how long it bring the car to a stop from an initial velocity of 25 miles per hour at the same acceleration
*August 2, 2015 by Ggg*

**Algebra**

Two trains leave Raleigh at the same time, one traveling north, the other south. The first train travels at 50 miles per hour and second at 60 miles per hour. In how many hours will the trains be 275 miles apart?
*June 1, 2010 by Avery*

**math**

A cyclist bikes x distance at 10 miles per hour and returns over the same path at 8 miles per hour. What is the cyclist's average rate for the round trip in miles per hour? ( please help me ! )
*March 6, 2010 by thommini*

**math**

substitute to find the value of the expression. A train must cover a distance of 2398 miles. The velocity, in miles per hour, of the train is where t is the time,in hours, to complete the trip. If the train completes the trip in 22 hours what is it's velocity? A) 109 miles per...
*December 20, 2009 by Kay Kay*

**Math [urgent]**

1. The sum of three numbers is 301. The second number is 3 less than twelve times the first number. The third number is 4 more than seven times the number. Find the three numbers. ~~~~~~ 2. Two friends live 15 miles apart. One day they decide to jog and meet each other. Tanya ...
*September 24, 2009 by Jessica*

**math**

Two cars begin driving toward each other from towns that are 150 miles apart. The first car is traveling 45 miles per hour, and the second is traveling 55 miles per hour. If each leaves at 2:15 pm, when will the two cars pass on the road?
*July 17, 2013 by vincent*

**Math**

A cyclist bikes x distance at 10 miles per hour and returns over the same path at 8 miles per hour. What is the cyclist’s average rate for the round trip in miles per hour?
*August 22, 2007 by Coco*

**math**

18. A cyclist bikes x distance at 10 miles per hour and returns over the same path at 8 miles per hour. What is the cyclist's average rate for the round trip in miles per hour?
*August 9, 2010 by Lee*

**Math**

I an taking the SAT this week and I am so screwed. I keep getting these types(and ratio and probability- tips?) of questions wrong on practices. I basically set up a chart for d(distance/amount of sth), v(speed/rate), and t(time) and try to fill it out. I usually fill it out(...
*June 3, 2015 by Bethany*

**Math**

A truck traveling at an average rate of 45 miles per hour leaves a rest stop. Fifteen minutes later a car traveling at an average rate of 60 miles per hour leaves the same rest stop traveling the same route. How long will it take for the car to catch up with the truck?
*February 12, 2013 by nick*

**Dyanamics**

Two ships A&B leave port at same time the ship A is north-west at 32km/hr & ship B is 40degree south of west at 24 m/hr determine 1)the speed of ship B relative to ship A 2)At what time they will be 150km apart
*December 6, 2013 by vinod*

**Physics**

A bus started out going 20 miles per hour on the highway. One hour later it drove 40 miles per hour on the freeway. How long did it take to go 140 miles? IS THE CORRECT ANSWER 3.5MILES PER HR??????????
*March 9, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a daredevil on a motorcycle leaves the ramp with a speed of 35.0 miles per hour. if his speed is 33.0 miles per hour when he reaches the peak of his path, what is the maximum height that he reaches. ignore friction and air resistance
*November 21, 2011 by nelo*

**Math**

A ship leaves England for the Strait of Magellan. It is traveling at a constant speed of eight knots and takes 41 days to reach the Strait of Magellan. The ship reaches the Strait of Magellan at the exact time of day that it left England. How far did the ship travel? Choose ...
*December 9, 2014 by ana*

**Algebra 1**

Nico drives from school to the store at 25 miles per hour. He drives back to the school (along the same route) at 35 miles per hour, and the returns to the store (via the same route) travelling at 40 miles per hour. Find the average rate for the three trips. Round your answer ...
*October 30, 2010 by JK*

**Calc**

At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 30km/h and ship B is sailing north at 15km/h. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm?
*November 23, 2013 by Anon*

**Maths**

How can answer this question ,help please? Information: A ship travels at a constant speed of 25 kilometres per hour (Kph) in a straight line from port A located at position (x_A, y_A) =(-100, -100) to port B at (x_B ,y_B )=(300 ,100) During its journey ,the ship passes two ...
*May 5, 2011 by Claire*

**Math- Multi-step word problems**

A plane traveling from Phoenix to Washington, D.C with a tailwind of 20 miles per hour takes 3 hours. The return trip in the same wind, which is now a headwind, takes the same plane 3 hours and 12 minutes. What is the average speed of the plane in calm conditions? 600 miles/...
*October 1, 2014 by Kitty*

**algebra**

A jogger leaves home and runs at a constant speed of 4 miles per hour. Nine minutes later, a bicyclist follows along the same route at a constant speed of 15 miles per hour. Find the bicyclist's travel time needed to catch the jogger.
*September 1, 2011 by Alice*

**math**

A woman drove to work at an average speed of 40 miles per hour and returned along the same route at 30 miles per hour. If her total traveling time was 1 hour, what was the total number of miles in the round trip?
*March 19, 2008 by Lisa*

**Math**

t noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 16 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 7 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...
*October 15, 2009 by Salman*

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 20 knots and ship B is sailing north at 16 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 6 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Note: Draw ...
*November 22, 2009 by Bobby*

**trig**

A lighthouse is 14 miles east of a dock. A ship sails N33degreesE from the dock. What will be its bearing from the lighthouse after having sailed 10 miles?
*January 2, 2014 by renzkie*

**math**

A traveler travels on a highway 80 miles at 55 miles per hour, he then travels back on the same highway at 45 miles per hour. What was his average rate of speed. (Hint: it's not 50 miles per hour) If it's not 50, i'm so confussed!!! Please help!!! (and please show me how you ...
*December 2, 2009 by Ashley*

**math**

This is an SAT prep question. A woman drove to work at an average speed of 40 miles per hour and returned along the same route at 30 miles per hour. If her total traveling time was 1 hour, what was the total number of miles in the round trip?
*October 26, 2008 by Stella*

**trig**

Help! Ships A and B leave port at the same time and sail on straight paths making an angle of 60 degrees with each other. HOw far apart are the ships at the end of 1 hour if the speed of ship A is 25 km/h and that of ship B is 15 km/h?
*April 2, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Algebra**

At 3PM, two ships started sailing toward each other from ports which were 265 miles apart at average rates of 18 and 23 miles per hour. At what time were the ships still 60 miles apart? Let t=time=5 hours Let 18t= first ship=90 Let 23t= second ship=115 18t+23t+60=265 41t+60=...
*October 28, 2007 by anonymous*

**math**

2 trains leave the station at 325 one going east at 66 miles per hour the second going west at 82 miles per hour they are 111 miles apart what time is it
*March 25, 2014 by nick*

**algebra**

At 9AM, two cars started from the same town and traveled north on the same road. One car averaged 45 miles per hour, and the other car averaged 40 miles per hour. In how many hours were the cars 30 miles apart?
*October 27, 2007 by anonymous*

**MATH**

A ship sails north, then turns 45° in a clockwise direction. After another hour, it turns clockwise 90°. In which direction is the ship now sailing? 90 + 45 = 135° west?
*March 16, 2015 by Ivy*

**math**

On a 9-hour trip home from winter break, Mary was forced to drive on a stretch of highway that had a lot of construction. At first she had to go 55 miles per hour for a certain amount of time, but then she was able to go 65 miles per hour for the rest of the trip and in total ...
*August 19, 2013 by seth*

**Math**

A distressed ship is 10 miles south and 8 miles east of a coast guard station. a) What bearing should the coast guard boat take to reach the distressed ship? b)How many miles will the coast guard boat travel? c)If the coast guard boat is traveling 30 miles per hour, how long ...
*January 6, 2015 by Andrew*

**calculus**

At noon, ship A starts sailing due east at the rate of 20km/hr. Ath the time, ship B, which is located 100km east of ship A initially, starts sailing on a course 60 degrees north of west at the rate of 10km/hr. How fast is the distance between the two ships changing one hour ...
*March 24, 2011 by marc*

**College Algebra**

two trains leave a train station at the same time. One travels east at 10 miles per hour, the other travels west at 9 miles per hour. In how many hours will the two trains be 45.6 miles apart?
*August 31, 2010 by AJ*

**Math..**

A car goes at 40 miles per hour and returns at the same route at 30 miles per hour. What is the total distance if the time is 1 hour? My answer 17 and 3/7
*December 30, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A bus started out going 20 miles per hour on the highway. One hour later it drove 40 miles per hour on the freeway. How long did it take to go 140 miles?
*March 8, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Math**

You walk at 4 miles per hour for 1/2 hour, and then jog at 6 miles per hour for h hours. The total distance that you cover both walking and jogging is 6 miles. Write an equation that represents this situation.
*January 23, 2013 by lucy*

**Algebraic**

Salem and Vernon ville are 168 miles apart. A car leaves Salem traveling towards Vernonville, and another car leaves Vernonville at the same time, traveling towards Salem. The car leaving Salem averages 10 miles per hour more than the other and they meet after 1 hour and 36 ...
*April 1, 2013 by Evelyn*

**Math- Multi-step word problems**

A canoe in still water travels at a rate of 10 miles per hour. The current today is traveling at a rate of 3 miles per hour. If it took an extra hour to travel upstream, how far was the trip one way? about 14 miles about 15 miles about 16 miles about 17 miles
*October 1, 2014 by Kitty*

**math**

a train leave Chicago at a 115 miles per hour towards Denver another train leaves Denver 105 miles per hour towards Chicago if the distance between the two cities is 1200 miles how long would it take before the two trains meet?
*February 7, 2014 by lisa*

**Physics**

A bus started out going 20 miles per hour on the highway. One hour later it drove 40 miles per hour on the freeway. How long did it take to go 140 miles? Is the correct answer 3.5 minutes.
*March 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A bus started out going 20 miles per hour on the highway. One hour later it drove 40 miles per hour on the freeway. How long did it take to go 140 miles? Is the correct answer 3.5 minutes.
*March 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A bus started out going 20 miles per hour on the highway. One hour later it drove 40 miles per hour on the freeway. How long did it take to go 140 miles? Is the correct answer 3.5 minutes.
*March 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

A ship sails from a port,P, on a course of 060 degrees for 15km to a buoy ,Q. It then changes course in a direction 120 degrees from Q for 25 km to a rig R.
*November 17, 2011 by Anonymous*

**trig**

It is 4.7km from Lighthouse A to Port B. The bearing of the port from the lighthouse is N73E. A ship has sailed due west from the port and its bearing from the lighthouse is N31E. How far has the ship sailed from the port?
*November 18, 2012 by Ashley*

**meeting and chasing problem**

Amy and Beth live the same place which is 10 miles from the grocery store. Amy gets in her car and drives to the store at 30 miles per hour. At the same time Amy starts driving, Beth starts walking toward the store at 3 miles per hour. Amy spends 1 hour at the store, and then ...
*January 16, 2015 by Rells*

**Math Word Problem**

A metra commuter train leaves Union Station in Chicago at 12 noon. Twp hours later an Amtrak train leaves on the same track, traveling at an average speed that is 50 miles per hour faster than the Metra train. At 3PM the Amtrak train is 10 miles behind the commuter train. How ...
*September 16, 2010 by amy*

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm.
*October 10, 2013 by Juan*

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm.
*October 10, 2013 by Juan*

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm.
*October 10, 2013 by Juan*

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm.
*October 10, 2013 by Juan*

**Calculus 1**

Related Rates I am having trouble finding the equation to use to fit this all together. At noon, ship A is 100km west of ship B. Ship A is sailing south at 35 km/s and ship B is sailing north at 25 km/s. How fast is the distance between the ships changing at 4:00pm.
*October 10, 2013 by Juan*

**Calculus**

Suppose that two boats leave a dock at different times. One heads due north, the other due east. Find the rate at which the distance between the boats is changing when the first boat is 56 miles from the dock traveling at a speed of 35 miles per hour and the second boat is 20 ...
*October 7, 2014 by Hailey*

**math**

Mary and John are 128 miles apart. A car leaves Mary traveling towards John and another car leaves John at the same time traveling towards Mary. The car leaving Mary averages 10 miles per hour more than the other car and they meet after 1 hour and 36 minutes. What are the ...
*March 20, 2015 by Pater*

**Sunset**

At noon, ship A is 50 miles north of ship B and is headed south at 16mph. Ship B is headed west at 12 mph. At what time are they closest together, and what is the minimum distance between them?
*October 24, 2012 by Ali*

**math **

from a ship two lighthouses bear north 40 degree east. after the ship sails at 15knots on a course of 135 degrees for 1 hr, 20 min, the lighthouses bear 10 degrees and 345 degrees. find the distance of the ship in the latter position to the farther lighthouse.
*July 11, 2015 by shiela *

**Algbra**

It’s the end of the semester, and sisters Sarah and Chelsea are eager to head home for the summer. It’s a long drive, and Sarah’s old car can manage an average speed of only 55 miles per hour, so she leaves early in the morning. An hour later, Chelsea follows her at an average...
*April 24, 2015 by Brian*