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July 28, 2014

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physics
A highway is made of concrete slabs that are 14.0 m long at 20° C. (a) If the temperature range at the location of the highway is from -17.8° C to +40.8° C, what size expansion gap should be left (at 20° C) to prevent buckling of the highway? (b) How large are the gaps at -17....
April 27, 2014 by Steve

word problem
Millwood city is constructing a new highway through town. The construction crew can complete 5 3/6 miles of road each month. The total new highway will be 54 miles long. Will the highway be finished in 8 months? I know that 36 2/5 miles of highway can be completed in 6 1/2 ...
February 15, 2013 by Jared

calculus
a road that runs perpendicular to a highway leads to a farmhouse located one mile off the highway an automobile travels down the highway past the road leading to the farmhouse at a speed of 60 mph how fast is the distance between the farmhouse an automobile increasing when the...
March 1, 2013 by diego

math
A rancher with 7000 yds of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular field that borders a straight highway and then wants to devide it into two plots with a fence parellel to the highway. If no fence is needed along the highway, what is the largest area that the farmer can enclose?
September 3, 2012 by nick

algebra
One paving machine can surface 1 km of highway in 6 hours. Another can surface 1 km of highway in 8 hours. how long would it take to surface 1 km of highway with the two machines working together?
May 20, 2010 by Steven

MATH
A truck enters a highway driving 60mph. A car enter the highway at the same place 14 minutes later and drives 66mph in the dame direction. From the time the car enters the highway, how long will it take the car to pass th truck?
March 9, 2011 by MARIAH

12th grade (Physics)
A highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 44.0 km south and 74.0 km west of the other. What is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and at what angle would this highway be directed?
October 21, 2009 by Lynnie

physics
A highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 24.0 km south and 76.0 km west of the other. What is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and at what angle would this highway be directed?
October 28, 2010 by Anonymous

math
the new highway will be a total of 54 miles long . will the highway be finish in 8 months
January 28, 2014 by tavion

Math
The new highway will be a total of 54 mils long. Will the highway be finished in 8 months?
February 27, 2014 by Dawn

math
the new highway will be a total of 54 miles long. will the highway be finishe in 8 months
March 25, 2014 by angie tran

math
using the example above, the new highway will be a total of 54 miles long. will the highway be finished in 8 mouths
February 24, 2013 by salma

Math, Geometry
The percent grade of a highway is the amount that the highway raises or falls in a given horizontal distance. For example, a highway with a four percent grade rises 0.04 mile for every 1 mile of horizontal distance. a. How many feet does a highway with a six percent grade rise...
April 4, 2014 by Luis

Math
The percent grade of a highway is the amount that the highway raises or falls in a given horizontal distance. For example, a highway with a four percent grade rises 0.04 mile for every 1 mile of horizontal distance. a. How many feet does a highway with a six percent grade rise...
April 4, 2014 by Jose

Science
A highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 98.0 km south and 24.0 km west of the other. (a) What is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and (b) at what angle would this highway be directed, as a positive angle with respect...
September 1, 2010 by GG

physics
A highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 49.0 km south and 95.0 km west of the other. (a) What is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and (b) at what angle would this highway be directed, as a positive angle with ...
September 28, 2011 by Jaspreet

physics
a highway is to be built between two towns, one of which lies 35.0 km south and 72.0 km west of the other. what is the shortest length of highway that can be built between the two towns, and at what angle would this highway be with respect due to west? can some one solve this ...
October 16, 2009 by blake

intermediate algebra
A farmer with 3000 feet wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
March 8, 2010 by irma

math
A farmer with 2000 meters of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
October 3, 2011 by lulu

math
Mr. Mitchells office is on a winding side road next to a highway exit.He is driving on the highway at 60mph, and at this rate he expected to arrive at his office at 8:45a.m.However at 8:30 he was forced to leave the highway and take the side road, driving at a steady speed of ...
March 16, 2009 by nancy

Math
According to a rating agency, a car's MPG (miles per gallon) ratings are: 25 MPG for city and 30 MPG for highway driving. A driver spent $20.00 (the gasoline costs $1.25/gallon) on a combined city and highway trip of 450 miles. How many miles "C" in city and "H" on highway was...
July 26, 2008 by Andrea

intermediate algebra
A farmer with 3000 feet of fencing wants to enclose a rectangular plot that borders on a straight highway. If the farmer does not fence the side along the highway, what is the largest area that can be enclosed?
March 8, 2010 by irma

Math
According to a rating agency, a car's MPG (miles per gallon) ratings are: 25 MPG for city and 30 MPG for highway driving. A driver spent $20.00 (the gasoline costs $1.25/gallon) on a combined city and highway trip of 450 miles. How many miles "C" in city and "H" on highway was...
July 28, 2008 by Andrea

Math
According to a rating agency, a car's MPG (miles per gallon) ratings are: 25 MPG for city and 30 MPG for highway driving. A driver spent $20.00 (the gasoline costs $1.25/gallon) on a combined city and highway trip of 450 miles. How many miles "C" in city and "H" on highway was...
July 28, 2008 by Andrea

Math
Officer Weihe is in a patrol car sitting 25ft from the highway and observes Jacob in his car approaching. At a particular instant, t seconds, Jacob is x feet down the highway. The line of sight to Jacob makes an angle of theta radians to a perpendicular to the highway. Find (...
November 17, 2013 by Crain

physics
A 1000 kg car is travelling on the highway at a constant speed of 110 km/h. The highway makes a turn that is banked at an angle of 10o and has a radius of 160 m. What is the coefficient of friction between the car tires and the pavement in the curve?
April 25, 2012 by myra

algebra
at the airport the new run way will be parallel to a highway. on the scale drawing of the airport the equation that represents the highway is 6y=8x-11. what is the equation for the runway
April 12, 2012 by sb

Trigonometry
Points A and B 1000 meter apart are plotted on a straight highway running east and west. from A, the bearing of tower C is N32*W and from be, the bearing of C is N64*E. approximate the shortest distance of the tower from the highway. please explain........
September 9, 2012 by Roy

economics
To save on gasoline expenses, Edith and Mathew agreed to carpool together for traveling to and from work. Edith preferred to travel on I-20 highway as it was usually the fastest, taking 25 minutes in the absence of traffic delays. Mathew pointed out that traffic jams on the ...
May 25, 2013 by sugar

trigonometry
An airplane is flying at an elevation of 5150 ft, directly above a straight highway. Two motorists are driving cars on the highway on opposite sides of the plane, and the angle of depression to one car is 35° and to the other is 55°. How far apart are the cars? (Round your ...
December 2, 2012 by heather

math
Mark's house is 90 miles away from New York. You travel 15 miles on city streets, and then 75 miles on the highway. a. your average speed is 25 miles per hour in the city and 60 miles per hour on the highway. Use the formula time=distance/rate. How much time will you spend ...
May 30, 2013 by Celest

physics
a car travels along a highway with a velocity of 24m/s, west. then exits the highway and 4s later, its instantaneous velocity is 16m/s, 45degrees north of west. Calculate the magnitude of the average accelaration of the car during the 5s interval?
July 31, 2010 by linda

economics
To save on gasoline expenses, Edith and Mathew agreed to carpool together for traveling to and from work. Edith preferred to travel on I-20 highway as it was usually the fastest, taking 25 minutes in the absence of traffic delays. Mathew pointed out that traffic jams on the ...
July 3, 2014 by Helen

math
The transmitter site of radio station WGGW and the transmitter site of another radio station, WGWB, are on the same highway 100 miles apart. The radio signal from the transmitter site of WGWB can be received only within a radius of 60 miles in all directions from the WGWB ...
February 11, 2012 by reena

trigonometry
An airplane is flying at an elevation of 5150 ft, directly above a straight highway. Two motorists are driving cars on the highway, both on one side of the plane. If the angle of depression to one car is 34° and to the other is 51°, how far apart are the cars? (Round your ...
December 2, 2012 by heather

Algebra 2
The shape of a park can be modeled by a circle with the equation x^2 + y^2 = 1600. A stretch of highway near the park is modeled by the equation y = 1/40(x - 40)^2. At what points does a car on the highway enter or exit the park? I am soooooo lost!
May 22, 2014 by Andrew

physics
A car travels along a highway with a velocity of 24 m/s, west. The car exits the highway and 4.0 s later, its instantaneous velocity is 16 m/s, 45o north of west. What is the magnitude of the average acceleration of the car during the five-second interval?
July 17, 2010 by axel

math
a cb radio station c is located 3 mi from the interstate highway h. the station has a range of 6.1 mi in all directions from the station. if the interstate is along a straight line, how many miles of highway are in the range of this staion?
May 15, 2012 by jay

Math
Could someone answer this question so I understand it. The answer is 28.0, but i'd like to know how to do it. Thanks Randomly selected cars were weighed, and the highway fuel consumption amounts (in miles/gal) were determined. For 20 cars, the linear correlation coefficient is...
November 30, 2011 by JAY

Geometry Part 2
A highway makes an angle of 6 with the horizontal.This angle is maintained for a horizontal distance of 5 miles.To the nearest hundredth of a mile, how high does the highway rise in this 5- mile section?Show the steps you use to find the distance.
April 15, 2013 by Karen

physical
A highway of concrete slabs is to be built in the Libyan desert, where the highest air temperature recorded is 57.8 °C. The temperature is 23.1 °C during construction of the highway. The slabs are measured to be 11.7 m long at this temperature. How wide should the expansion ...
July 23, 2012 by itufizik

math
It takes 4 workers five days to clean 180 miles of highway. How many workers are needed to clean 250 miles of highway in just 6 days?
April 25, 2010 by joey

maths
A straight highway leads to the foot of a tower of height 50m. From the top of the tower, the angles of depression of two cars standing on the highway are 30 degree and 60 degree. What is the distance between the two cars and how far is each car from the tower ?
October 17, 2013 by Ruth

maths
A straight highway leads to the foot of a tower of height 50m. From the top of the tower, the angles of depression of two cars standing on the highway are 30 degree and 60 degree. What is the distance between the two cars and how far is each car from the tower ?
October 17, 2013 by Ruth

English
What does diverge mean in the following sentence? After traveling approximately 3.5 miles, the old highway will diverge. Stay in the left lane and follow until you see the new mall. a. the highway will end. b. the highway will divide into two lanes that go in different ...
November 27, 2013 by Anonymous

PHYSICS
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 60 km/h. The radius of the curve is 205 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 40 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to negotiate the ...
December 4, 2008 by J

physics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 84 km/h. The radius of the curve is 152 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 43 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to negotiate the ...
October 30, 2009 by joann

Physics Mechanics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 57 km/h. The radius of the curve is 211 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 48 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to negotiate the ...
February 20, 2011 by D

Ap calc
A traffic engineer monitors the rate at which cars enter a freeway onramp during rush hour. From her data, she estimates that between 4:30pm and 5:30pm the rate R(t) at which cars enter is given by: R(t)= 100(1-0.00012t^2) car per min., where t is time in min. since 4:30. a. ...
February 15, 2011 by justin

Business
To save on gasoline expenses, Edith and Mathew agreed to carpool together for traveling to and from work. Edith preferred to travel on I-20 highway as it was usually the fastest, taking 25 minutes in the absence of traffic delays. Mathew pointed out that traffic jams on the ...
April 29, 2014 by Ki

Math - Linear Equations
A car gets 21 mi/gal in city driving and 28 mi/gal highway driving. If 18 gal of gas are used in traveling 448 mi, how many miles were driven in the city, how many driven on the highway (assuming that only the given rates of usage were actually used)?
November 19, 2007 by Chuck

AP Calculus AB
A traffic engineer monitors the rate at which cars enter a freeway onramp during rush hour. From her data, she estimates that between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm, the rate R(t) at which cars enter is given by: R(t)=100(1-0.00012t^2) cars per minute, where t is time in minutes since 4:...
February 13, 2011 by Destinyyy

math
A driver is headed north on a long, straight highway and sees this sign: Nearville 150 miles Farville 160 miles Then, surprisingly, an hour later she sees this apparently inconsistent sign on the same highway: Nearville 100 miles Farville 109 miles How can this be possible?
February 27, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 60 km/h. The radius of the curve is 207 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 42 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to take the turn ...
September 27, 2010 by Lance

physics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 55 km/h. The radius of the curve is 220 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 38 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to take the turn ...
October 5, 2010 by Vipre

physics
A car is traveling at a constant speed of 27.1 m/s on a highway. At the instant this car passes an entrance ramp, a second car enters the highway from the ramp. The second car starts from rest and has a constant acceleration. What acceleration must it maintain, so that the two...
October 10, 2011 by abbie

phyics
A car is traveling at a constant speed of 31.8 m/s on a highway. At the instant this car passes an entrance ramp, a second car enters the highway from the ramp. The second car starts from rest and has a constant acceleration. What acceleration must it maintain, so that the ...
September 24, 2013 by larry

Physics
A banked circular highway curve is designed for traffic moving at 65 km/h. The radius of the curve is 207 m. Traffic is moving along the highway at 43 km/h on a rainy day. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and road that will allow cars to negotiate the ...
February 13, 2012 by Lily

Calculus
A straight driveway perpendicular to a straight highway leads to a house located one mile away. A truck travels past the house traveling 60 miles per hour. How fast is the distance between the truck and the house increasing when the truck is three miles past the intersection ...
October 25, 2010 by Fred

Algebra 2
Your car gets 25 mi/gal around town and 30 mi/gal on the highway. a. If 50% of the miles you drive are on the highway and 50% are around town, what is your overall average miles per gallon? b. If 60% of the miles you drive are on the highway and 40% are around town, what is ...
February 14, 2013 by Mia

math
John said that he had been working for the highway department for about 9.75 years. Which of the following could be the actual amount of time, in years, that John had been working for the highway department. f) 9.25 g) 9.35 h) 9.65 i) 9.95
May 31, 2011 by Sara

Math
John said that he had been working for the highway department for about 9.75 years. Which of the following could be the actual amount of time, in years, that John had been working for the highway department. f) 9.25 g) 9.35 h) 9.65 i) 9.95
June 1, 2011 by URGENT URGENT URGENT

math
monica keeps a supply of dimes and quarters in her car for highway tolls.A week's supply of toll coins contains 10 more dimes than quarters and totals $11.50. How many quarters does monica spend on highway tolls in one week? F. 26 G. 30 H. 36 I. 40
February 25, 2010 by dee

trig
a state trooper is hidden 30ft. from a highway. One second after a truck passes, the angle beta between the highway and the line of ovservation from the patrol car to the the truck is measured. if the speed limit is 55mph and a speeding ticket is issued for speeds of 5mph or ...
July 8, 2008 by kay

calculus
You work for the silver there is a home with a driveway 2 miles long extending to the house from a nearby highway. the nearest connection box is along the highway but 5 miles from the driveway. it costs the company $100 per mile to install cable along the highway and $140 per ...
February 15, 2011 by scott

physics
meerany A flat (unbanked) curve on a highway has a radius of 220.0 Ill. A car rounds the curve at a speed of 25.0 m/s. (a) What is the minimum coefficient of friction that will prevent sliding? (b) Suppose the highway is icy and the coefficient of friction between the tires ...
December 8, 2010 by aleen

Math
Hey can anybody please help me with this? Im stuck? I got the first part right, but I dont really know. Ok here's the problem: Annie kept track of the cars she saw on the highway? She saw twice as many Toyotas as Skyalks. The number of Pintos was eight less than the number of ...
September 16, 2010 by Anonymous

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

Calculus
A section of highway connecting two hillsides with grades of 6% and 4% is to be build between two points that are separated by a horizontal distance of 2000 feet. At the point where the two hillsides come together, there is a 50-foot difference in elevation. a) Design a ...
December 3, 2007 by Jon

Calculus
A section of highway connecting two hillsides with grades of 6% and 4% is to be build between two points that are separated by a horizontal distance of 2000 feet. At the point where the two hillsides come together, there is a 50-foot difference in elevation. a) Design a ...
December 4, 2007 by Jon

math
Extra Credit opportunity: A driver is headed north on a long, straight highway and sees this sign: Nearville 150 miles Farville 160 miles Then, surprisingly, an hour later she sees this apparently inconsistent sign on the same highway: Nearville 100 miles Farville 109 miles ...
March 2, 2012 by Anonymous

Calculus
1)A north south highway, intersects an east west highway, at point P. A vehicle process point P @ 1pm, traveling east at a constant speed of 60km/h. At the same instant another vehiclist 5km north of P, travelling south at 80km/h, find the time, when the 2 vehicles are closest...
April 24, 2014 by Deepa

calculus
this is a optimization problem A construction company has been offered a contract for $7.8 million to construct and operate a trucking route for five years to transport ore from a mine site to a smelter. The smelter is located on a major highway, and the mine is 3 km into a ...
July 25, 2011 by robert

Math
Murphy’s motorcycle gets 55 miles per gallon of gas on the highway and 45 miles per gallon in the city. The motorcycle holds 8 gallons of gas. Write and simplify an expression for the total number of miles Murphy can travel if he has a full tank of gas but uses 2 gallons on ...
September 17, 2008 by Lily

Math
The Honda Civic Hybrid vehicle, powered by gasoline-electric technology, gets 49 miles per gallon in city driving and 51 miles per gallon in highway driving. The car is driven 447 miles on 9 gallon of gasoline. How many miles were driven in the city and how many were driven on...
April 17, 2009 by John

PHYSICS-URGENT HELP
A stationary police car emits a sound of frequency 1200 Hz that bounces off of a car on the highway and returns to the police car with a frequency of 1250 Hz. The police car is right next to the highway, so the moving car is traveling either directly towards or directly away ...
July 29, 2011 by Brit

math
A road perpendicular to a highway leads to a farmhouse located 8 mile away.An automobile travels past the farmhouse at a speed of 80 mph. How fast is the distance between the automobile and the farmhouse increasing when the automobile is 7 miles past the intersection of the ...
October 13, 2007 by lo

physics
A circular curve on a highway is designed for traffic moving at 27 m/s. The radius of the unbanked curve is 160 m. What is the minimum coefficient of friction between tires and the highway necessary to keep cars from sliding off the curve? Is the friction static or kinetic? (...
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous

English
I need to correct the verb in this sentence. If we would have had the engine tuned, I'm sure we would not be stranded on the highway now. Is this correct? If we had had the engine tuned, I'm sure we would not be stranded on the highway now.
December 11, 2012 by Mark

math
The length of the highway is 500 miles. If 1 inch represents 100 miles, what is the length of the highway on the map? If on a scale drawing 55 feet are represented by 20 inches, then a scale of 1/8 inch represents how many feet? If 1 inch represents 55 miles on a map, then how...
February 11, 2014 by maggie

Spanish
I am hoping someone can give me feedback on the following short paragraph on the book "Devil's Highway." I am especially concerned with whether I am using verb tenses correctly. "Devil's Highway" de Luis Alberto Urrea es un libro muy impactante y muy triste. Quisiera decir que...
February 6, 2011 by Jacqueline

drivers ed...again
on a divided highway, all vehicles must stop for a loading school bus?? true or false??? True That depends upon your state. Most states do not require traffic on the other side of a divided highway to stop. Please check out these sites to see which law applies in your state. (...
March 15, 2007 by [.andrea.]

Physics
Two banked curves on a highway have the same radius. Curve A is banked at 13 degrees and highway B is banked at 19 degrees. A car can travel around curve A without relying on friction at a speed of 18 m/s. At what speed can this car travel around curve B without relying on ...
November 27, 2012 by Scott

Algebra 1--Please, help me! (Steve)
Mulitiply. Simplify your answer. 1. 3r^2t/6st^3 x 2r^2s^3t^2/8r^4s^2 Add or subtract. Simplify your answer. 2. x^2 + x/x^2 + 3x + 2 + 3/x + 2 3. The Escobar family went on a car trip. They drove 100 miles on country roads and 240 miles on the highway. They drove 50% faster on ...
May 27, 2014 by Victoria

History
What u.s. president began the interstate Highway System?
February 28, 2008 by Chance

chemistry
if an acid spilled on a highway, what should be done to clean up the spill?
March 9, 2010 by glr

college
A car weighing 15,000 N is speeding down the highway at 90 km/h. What is its momentum?
June 29, 2010 by april

science
what units would you use to measure the speed of a car on the highway?
August 27, 2010 by kahy

math
A section of the highway rises 15 feet in a mile, calculate the grade.
July 13, 2014 by Diane

math
if your are going down a highway at 30 mph for 20 min how far have you gone?
April 2, 2011 by tonya brockenberry

physical science
A car weighing 15,000 N is speeding down the highway at 90 km/h. What is its momentum?
June 12, 2011 by Toni

physics
A car is moving down a highway at -15 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s^2. If it's initial position is at x = 0 m where will it be after 3 seconds?
February 8, 2014 by Michelle

US history
explain how government,buisnessm and induviduals are important to the existence fot he imformation super highway
May 17, 2010 by Emerald

physics
What is the force of gravity between two 832 kg cars separated by a distance of 29.35 m on an interstate highway?
January 30, 2012 by Sam

Pigskin geography
( october20) which interstate highway would the Cincinnati bengals take to get to motor city?
October 17, 2013 by Mia

physics
wo cars approach each other on a straight, level highway. Car A travels at 60 km/h and car B at 80 km/h. The driver of car B sees car A approaching at a speed of ________. Two cars approach each other on a straight, level highway. Car A travels at 60 and car B at 80 . The ...
February 7, 2014 by beti

physics
You are driving south on a highway. Then, without changing speed, you round a curve and drive west. Do you accelerate?
August 31, 2011 by sandra

physics
student wanted to drive from Austin to San Antonio, 80 miles south of Austin on highway I35. Unfortunately, he entered the highway in the wrong direction and drove all the way to Waco — 100 miles north of Austin — before he noticed his error. In Waco, he turned around, drove ...
September 25, 2013 by Payton

physics
You are driving north on a highway. Then, without changing speed, you round a curve and drive east. Does your velocity change?
August 31, 2011 by sandra

Physics/ Science
Cars A and B, each moving at 70 km/h, are approaching one another on a straight highway. After how many seconds will they meet if they were initially 1 km apart?
September 5, 2010 by Ryan Jude

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