algebra

posted by .

I need help..
If the train contained 42 gallons of ice cream at the tempurature of thrity two degrees and the train ran at 12 miles per hour and the train starts from Los Angeles an was making a stop at Phillipines. If the country of Phillipines demand the ice cream came at 12:00 pm without it being completly melt and the train starts at 5:00 pm, will the train make it? Why or why not?

No. A train won't go from LA to the Phillipines. I honestly think that's a trick question.

Matt

By the way, The Philipines is located about 7500 miles from LA.
( http://www.lacity.org/sistercities/html/03.htm )

So let's assume they DID have a train track going there, just for the sake of the discussion.

7500 miles divided by 12 Miles/hour - it would take 625 hours, or about 26 days. No way could they get the ice cream in time if they wanted it in 17 hours. It would be 608 hours late. They would NOT be happy. :)

Matt

Did they give you that question on April 1 ??

i really need help with my mATH

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    I need help with a word problem. Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 60 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 70 miles per hour.Train A passes a station at 6:10 A.M. If …
  2. algebra

    Train A and B are traveling in the same direction on a parallel track. Train A is traveling at 100 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 120 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 2:20 pm. If train B passes the same station …
  3. math algebra

    Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 80 miles per hour and train B is travleing at 100 miles per hour. Train A pases a station at 3:20. If train B passes the same station at …
  4. math-word problem- PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWER

    Train A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 100 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 120 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 5:20am. If train B passes the same station …
  5. Math Algebra

    A quick question to check my answer. Trains A & B are travelling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is travelling at 100 miles per hour and train B is travelling at 110 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 2:10 …
  6. MAT/116

    I have been looking for a formula to do an equation with " Train A and Train B, I need to find out when Train B will catch Train A. Trian A is traveling at 40 miles per hour, train B is traveling at 48 miles per hour. Train A passes …
  7. algebra

    train A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. train A is going 80 miles per hour train B is going 84 miles per hour. train A past a station at 2:15 am train B passes at 2:45 am what time will train B catch train …
  8. MATH

    Amtrail trains provide efficient, nonstop transportation between Los Angeles and San Diego. Train A leaves Los Angeles headed toward San Diego at the same time that Train B leaves San Diego headed for Los Angeles, traveling on parallel …
  9. Physics

    Train A starts at 4 miles South of a bridge and heads North at a constant speed of 30 miles per hour. Train B starts 6 miles North of the bridge. a. What velocity must Train B have so that the two trains cross the bridge at the same …
  10. College Algebra

    Train A has a speed 15 miles per hour greater than that of train B. If train A travels 240 miles in the same times train B travels 180 miles, what are the speeds of the two trains?

More Similar Questions