Friday

July 29, 2016
Number of results: 54,399

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)
*November 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)
*November 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**calculus**

At noon, ship A is 10 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 15 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)
*November 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Calculus**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 19 knots and ship B is sailing north at 24 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)
*October 27, 2014 by Alessandra*

**calc**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 17 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.)
*October 29, 2014 by john smit*

**Precalculus**

A cruise ship sets a course N50°E from an island to a port on the mainland, which is c = 170 miles away. After moving through strong currents, the ship is off course at a position P that is N36°E and a = 90 miles from the island, as illustrated in the figure. (a) Approximately...
*October 25, 2014 by Anonymous*

**PLEASE HELP Math**

At noon, ship A is 40 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 24 knots and ship B is sailing north at 22 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.)
*March 15, 2009 by Randall*

**Calculus **

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 23 knots and ship B is sailing north at 17 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) Please help!
*July 28, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Calculus Please help!**

At noon, ship A is 50 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 18 knots and ship B is sailing north at 23 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 3 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.)
*February 28, 2014 by ALI*

**math**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...
*July 9, 2011 by lisa*

**math**

At noon, ship A is 30 nautical miles due west of ship B. Ship A is sailing west at 21 knots and ship B is sailing north at 15 knots. How fast (in knots) is the distance between the ships changing at 4 PM? (Note: 1 knot is a speed of 1 nautical mile per hour.) this is a cal ...
*July 9, 2011 by lisa*

**Math**

Two boats leave the same place at the same time. The first sails in a straight line N70°W at 45 miles per hour and the second goes in a straight line S23°E at 57 miles per hour. After 1 hour, how far apart are the boats, to the nearest tenth of a mile?
*June 4, 2016 by John*

**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*

**math**

A boat sails 'm' miles upstream at the rate of 'r' miles per hour. The rate of the stream is 's' miles per hour. How long will it take the boat to return to its starting point?
*June 12, 2016 by bev*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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 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*

**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*

**distance**

At 9AM, a freight train leaves Boston for NYC, traveling at an average rate of 24 miles per hour. At noon, a passenger train sets out on the same route, traveling at an average rate of 60 miles per hour. How far from Boston do the two trains pass each other?
*May 20, 2016 by lila*

**calculus**

A ship, proceeding southward on a straight course at the rate of 12 miles/hr is, at noon, 40 miles due north of a second ship, which is sailing west at 15 miles/hr. a) How fast are the ships approaching each other 1 hour later? b) Are the ships approaching each other or are ...
*February 27, 2016 by Andrea*

**Precalculus**

Q: A ship leaves the port of LA and travels 120 miles on a bearing of S47ºW and then 110 miles on a bearing of N80ºW. Find the total distance traveled South and West and also its bearing from the port of LA. I have found the distance traveled South and West (approx. 62.74mi ...
*October 26, 2015 by Maddie*

**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*

**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-*

**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*

**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 *

**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*

**last 2 questions trig!!**

4. Solve the triangle(s), if possible. Round to the nearest tenth. Solve the triangle. Side a = 8, side b = 10, side c = 12 6. Two boats leave the same dock at the same time. The first sails in a straight line N40°W at 36 miles per hour and the second goes in a straight line ...
*March 6, 2016 by ashley*

**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 [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**

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**

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*

**algebra or algebra1**

A truck leaves an intersection going 42 miles per hour. Half an hour later, a car going 62 miles per hour follows the truck. If x is the time, in hours, required for the car to catch the truck, then which of the following equations can be used to solve for x?
*February 24, 2016 by lambe*

**precalulus**

a ship travels 60 miles due east, then adjusts its course northward. after travelling 80 miles in the new direction, the ship is 139 miles from its point of departure. calculate the ship's bearing.
*March 1, 2016 by anon*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

Which ratio is equivalent to 4/16 A. 2:4•• B. 6 to 20 C. 8:32 D. 12 to 64 Write the ratio as a unit rate. 286 miles in 5 1/2 hours A. 36 miles per hour B. 52 miles per hour •• C. 57.2 miles per hour D. 114.4 miles per hour Which typing time is the fastest? 220 words in ...
*January 12, 2016 by Amanda *

**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*

**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*

**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- 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*

**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*

**algebra**

A student runs 100 meters in 11 seconds. What is the speed of the student? speed = distance over time; 1 mile = 1609 meters 9.1 miles per hour 16 miles per hour 20.3 miles per hour 24 miles per hour pls help
*September 2, 2015 by oscar*

**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*

**Maths**

A train travels from city A to city B. It leaves A at 11:15 AM and arrives at B at 2:20 PM. The distance between the cities is 123 miles. What was the average speed of the train in miles per hour (mph)? The average speed is ___ miles per hour.
*January 21, 2016 by kasey*

**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*

**analytic geometry**

1. The orbit of the earth is an ellipse with the sun at a focus, the semi-major axes 93 million miles and the eccentricity is 1/60. Find the greatest and least distance of the earth from the sun. 2. A battle shipping is sailing at a straight line towards east at 40km/hour from...
*January 30, 2016 by sylvia*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*