# Tom drove to Easton from home at 50 mph. His return trip took 30 minutes longer because he ran into traffic and could only drive 45mph. How many miles is it from Tom's home to Easton?

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1. ### Algebra

Tom drove to Easton from home at 50 mph. His return trip took 30 minutes longer because he ran into traffic and could only drive 45mph. How many miles is it from Tom's home to Easton? Express answer as a decimal.
2. ### Math

Avi drove from his home to college 60 miles per hour. Returning over the same route, there was a lot of traffic, and he was only able to drive at 40 miles per hour. If the return trip took one hour longer, how many miles did he drive each way.
3. ### MATHS!!!

Calvin was making a trip to the University of Chicago. When he drove down, he took Lakeshore Drive, and averaged 35 miles per hour. On his way back, he took the I-94 highway, and averaged 50 miles per hour. Given that the return journey was 4 miles longer and took 6 minutes ...
4. ### Algebra

Austin drove to the mountains last weekend. There was heavy traffic on the way there, and the trip took 8 hours. When Austin drove home, there was no traffic and the trip only took 5 hours. If his average rate was 21 miles per hour faster on the trip home, how far away does ...
5. ### math

Laura drove to the mountains last weekend. There was heavy traffic on the way there, and the trip took 6 hours. When Laura drove home, there was no traffic and the trip only took 4 hours. If her average rate was 22 miles per hour faster on the trip home, how far away does ...
6. ### math

Rueben drove to the mountains last weekend. There was heavy traffic on the way there, and the trip took 7 hours. When Rueben drove home, there was no traffic and the trip only took 5 hours. If his average rate was 18 miles per hour faster on the trip home, how far away does ...
7. ### Algebra

Tom went on a 3 Day road trip in which he drove the same number of miles each day. He drove 42 mph the first day. He drove 48 mph the second day. On the last day he drove a x mph. His average speed for the whole trip was 47 mph. Find x and write your answer to the nearest ...
8. ### math

I am having problems coming up with the answer to this problem. Could you kindly help me. It took Amanda 3 hours and 20 minutes to drive from her home to a friend’s house. She then drove to the beach which took her 4 hours and 25 minutes. It only took Amanda 5 hours and 35 ...
9. ### Physic Help

In heavy rush-hour traffic in Atlanta, you drive in a straight line at 21 mph for 5 miles. Then you have to stop for 10 minutes and finally drive slowly by a car wreck that is 2 miles away at a steady 15 mph. After the wreck, the road is clear, and you can drive the last 12 ...
10. ### Algebra

keisha drive from buffalo to syracuse at an average rate of 48 mph on her return trip along the same road she was able to travel at an avg rate of 60 mph the trip from buffalo to syracuse took a half an hour longer than the return trip how long did the return trip take?
11. ### math

A family drove 1080 miles to their vacation lodge. Because of increased traffic density, their average speed on the return trip was decreased by 6 miles per hour and the trip took 2.5 hours longer. Determine their average speed on the way to the lodge. helppp?!?
12. ### College Algebra

A family drove 1080 miles to their vacation lodge. Because of increased traffic density, their average speed on the return trip was decreased by 6 miles per hour and the trip took 2.5 hours longer. Determine their average speed on the way to the lodge.
13. ### math

A family drove 1080 miles to their vacation lodge. Because of increased traffic density, their average speed on the return trip was decreased by 6 miles per hour and the trip took 2.5 hours longer. Determine their average speed on the way to the lodge. Can someone help define ...
14. ### Math

Gary took a drive down to the beach and drove at a pace of 45 mph on the way there. The trip took him 3 hours. He drives the exact same route on the way back, but takes it slow so he can enjoy the sunset. If Gary's return trip took him 4 hours, how fast was he driving on his ...
15. ### math

Carl drove from his house to work at an average speed of 35 miles per hour. The drive took him 25 minutes. If the drive home took him 30 minutes and he used the same route in reverse, what was his average speed going home?
16. ### Math

Paul drove from his house to work at an average speed of 40 miles per hour. The drive took him 15 minutes. If the drive home took him 20 minutes and he used the same route in reverse, what was his average speed going home?
17. ### Math

can you help i dnt know what to do so could you tell me how to solve it 1. every weekend, Phil drives from his home to his favorite amusement park, a distance of 60 miles. a. If he averages 40 mph for the first half of the trip, what must his average speed for the second half ...
18. ### math

you commute 63 miles one way to work. the trip to work takes 20 minutes longer than the trip home. your avarage speed on the trip home is 12 mph faster. What is your average speed on the trip home?
19. ### math

A jet flew at an average speed of 480 mph from Point X to Point Y. Because of head winds, the jet averaged only 440 mph on the return trip, and the return trip took 30 minutes longer. How many hours was the flight from Point Y to Point X? how far is it from Point X to Point Y...
20. ### math

Molly drove a total of 390 miles to get to her destination in the mountains. She stopped twice, getting 14 gallons of gas and snacks, spending \$34 at the first stop and \$28 at the second stop. In the mountains, she drove 164 miles visiting scenic places. Before she returned ...
21. ### Math

Daniel drives 30 mph to the toy store and 45 mph back home, taking the same route both ways. If the total trip took two hours, how many total miles does he drive on the round-trip from home to the store and back? Can you please explain how to do it?
22. ### math

Hannah took a trip yo visit her cousin. She drove 120 miles to reach her cousin's house and the same distance back home. a) It took her 1.2 hours to get halfway to her cousin's house. What was her average speed, in miles per hour, for the first 1.2 hours of the trip? b) Hannah...
23. ### algebra

These are very easy to set up with a "chart" ---------Distance-----Rate---Time (D=RxT) slow way --6x----------x-------6 fast way - 5(x+7)-----x+7------5 so 6x = 5(x+7) 6x=5x+35+ x=35 The speed on the slower trip was 35 mph, and on the return trip 42 mph A consultant traveled 6...
24. ### math

The Murphy family just drove 300 miles to visit their grandparents. Mr. Murphy drove 70 mph for 65% of the trip and 35 mph or less for 20% of the trip that was left. Assuming that Mr. Murphy never went over 70 mph, how many miles did he travel at a speed between 35 and 70 mph...
25. ### math

A truck drove 1400 miles at a rate twenty miles per hour slower on the return trip. If the trip took 22 hours total, how fast was the truck going on the return trip? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth.
26. ### algebra

Allison drove home at 66 mph, but her brother Austin, who left at the same time, could drive at only 48 mph. When Allison arrived, Austin still had 54 miles to go. How far did Allison drive?
27. ### Algebra

Allison drove home at 68 mph but her brother who left at the same time could only drive at 54 mph. When Allison arived, her brother still had 84 miles to go. How far did Allison drive?
28. ### Algebra

Suzi drove home at 69 mph, but her brother Jim, who left at the same time, could drive at only 41 mph. When Suzi arrived, Jim still had 112 miles to go. How far did Suzi drive?
29. ### College algebra

Allison drove home at 58 mph, but her brother Austin, who left at the same time, could drive at only 40 mph. When Allison arrived, Austin still had 108 miles to go. How far did Allison drive?
30. ### College Algebra

Allison drove home at 65 mph, but her brother Austin, who left at the same time, could drive at only 41 mph. When Allison arrived, Austin still had 144 miles to go. How far did Allison drive?
31. ### math

Matt and Anna are frequent fliers on Fast n Go Airplanes. They often fly between two cities that are a distance of 1680 miles apart. On one particular trip, they flew into the wind and the trip took 4 hours. the return trip with the wind behind them, only took about 3 hours. ...
32. ### MATH

Matt and Anna are frequent fliers on Fast n Go Airplanes. They often fly between two cities that are a distance of 1680 miles apart. On one particular trip, they flew into the wind and the trip took 4 hours. the return trip with the wind behind them, only took about 3 hours. ...
33. ### Math

On a business trip a salesman traveled 40 mph for the first third of his trip and 50 mph for the remainder. If the entire trip took 4 hours and 20 minutes, how many miles did he travel? any help is grately appreciated!
34. ### math

Over the river and through the woods to grandpa's house the smith grandchildren go. They drive 120miles to reach grandpa's house and the same distance back home. 1) It took 1.2hours to get halfway there. What is their average speed, in miles per hour, for the first 1.2hours of...
35. ### algebra

From her house, Mary travels to New York at an average rate of 50 miles per hour and then returns home at an average rate of 32 mph. After taking 2 hours longer on the return trip than the time it took her to get to New York,she finds that she still has 17 miles to go before ...
36. ### 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, ...
37. ### algebra

Sheila leaves her home to go to her sister's house, which is a 24-mile drive. The trip takes 36 minutes. She returns home taking the same route at a speed that is 5 miles per hour faster. How many minutes did the trip home take? I came up with 33 is this correct?
38. ### math

Serena's parents drove her to Gulf Coast Beach.The trip from home to the beach took 2 1/2 hours at an average of 56mph.On the return trip,they drove at an average of 60mph.H ow far is the beach from their home?
39. ### Math

I need help please. Laurie left home and ran to the lake at 10 mi/h. she ran back home at 8 mi/h. If the entire trip took 27 minutes, how far did she run in all?
40. ### Science - Physics

How long would it take you to drive from Houston to Gatorville LA (235 miles0 if you drive the first 75 miles at 60 mph, the next 100 miles at 65 mph, and the last 60 miles at 70 mph? What is your average speed for the entire trip?
41. ### Alg 1

Issa is driving to the airport to catch a flight to miami, and her arrival depoends on traffic. If the traffic is light, then she can drive 60 mph and arrive at the airport 1 hour early. If traffic is heavy, she can drive 35 mph and arrive at the airport on time. The equation ...
42. ### Easy Math??

Carol started from home on a trip averaging 30 miles per hour how fast must her mother drive to catch up to her in 3 hours if she leaves 30 minutes after Carol? Use an equation to solve your work. a.35 mph b.39 mph c.40 mph I heard that the answer is a, but I don't know how to...
43. ### science

You normally drive the south expressway between Calubang and Magallanes at an average velocity of 105km/hr (65mi/hr), and the trip takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. On a Monday morning, however, heavy traffic slows you down and you drive the same distance at an average velocity of...
44. ### Algebra

a boat travels 60 miles to an island and 60 miles back again. The return trip is 3 mph slower than the speed on the way out. The total time of the trip took 9 hours. Find the speed going to the island and the speed of the return trip.
45. ### Algebra

You commute 56 miles one way to work. The trip to work takes 10 minutes longer than the trip home. Your average speed on the trip home is 8 miles per hour faster. What is your average speed on the trip home? And please go through the steps and give me an answer.
46. ### Algebra

You commute 56 miles one way to work. The trip to work takes 10 minutes longer than the trip home. Your average speed on the trip home is 8 miles per hour faster. What is your average speed on the trip home? I got to this point xy=56 (x-8)(y+10)=56 I couldn't get any further ...
47. ### Math

Consider the following word problem: It took Eric 10 hours to drive to a job interview. On the way home, he was able to increase his average speed by 21 mph and make the return drive in only 7 hours. Find his average speed on the return drive. Step 1 of 3: Complete the ...
48. ### math

Martin rides to Cambridge 30 miles away from home at the average rate of 10 miles per hour.He returns on a better road that is 50% longer where he can increase his rate by 100%.How much time does he save by taking the better road on his return trip? a. 2 1/4 minutes b. 15 ...
49. ### Physics II

It is ~ 100 miles of mostly interstate driving to camp. Using your model from parts (b) and (c), how much does it cost me to drive to camp if I drive 55 mph, 65 mph, and 75 mph? (don’t forget the return trip) the current price of gas for part c is 3.89/gal I have tried to ...
50. ### algebra

Science and medicine. A bicyclist rode into the country for 5 h. In returning, her speed was 5 mi/h faster and the trip took 4 h. What was her speed each way? x for 5h x+ 5 miles for 4 hours 5x = 4 (x+ 5) 5x = 4x + 20 20 miles there 20 miles back -x = -20 You should use better...
51. ### math

You commute 56 miles one way to work. The trip to work takes 10 minutes longer than the trip home. Your average speed on the trip home is 8 miles per hour faster. What is your average speed on the trip home?
52. ### 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 ...
53. ### Algebra 2

A parent leaves his house during rush-hour each weekday to get her husband from work and pick up her child from school. Her house, husband work and school are equal distance of 5 mile from each other. (On an imaginary triangle.) she usually makes the whole trip in 20 minutes. ...
54. ### math (pre calc)

Imagine that you are driving 150 miles and you want your average speed for the trip to be 60 miles per hour.Imagine that you drive the first half (by distance) of the trip at 50 mph. How fast must you drive on the second half to make your average speed for the whole trip 60 ...
55. ### Algebra

The boat travels 60 miles to an island and the same 60 miles coming back. Changes in the wind and tide made the average speed on the return trip 3 mph slower than the speed on the way out. If the total time of the trip took 9 hours, find the speed going to the island and the ...
56. ### physics

A student wanted to drive from Austin to san Antonio ,80 mi south of Austin on highway I35. Unfortunately he entered in the wrong direction and drove to waco-100 miles north of Austin –before he noticed his error. In waco ,he turned around,drove back to Austin and continued ...
57. ### Algebra

Can you help me set this up? Mr. Smith could ride his 10-speed bike 4.8 miles to his mom's house in 11 minutes. His return trip home took 14 minutes. The times are different due to there being a slight downhill slope on part of the trip to his mom's house. If Mr. Smith was ...
58. ### algebra 1

lois rode her bike to visit a friend. She traveled at 10 miles an hour. While she was there it began to rain. Her friend drove her home at 25 miles per hour. Lois took 1.5 hours longer to go to a friends then to return home. How many hours did it take Lois to arrive at her ...
59. ### Math

Ricky drove from town A to town B in 3 hours because he drove 15 miles per hour slower on the return trip. How fast did Ricky drive on the trip from town A to town B? I know the answer is 37.5mph but can you please explain it and break it down so that I am able to work similar...
60. ### Math

1.A tour boat on a river traveled 40 miles downstream in 4 hours. The return trip against the current took 5 hours. What was the rate of the current? A. 2.0 MPH B. 1.5 MPH C. 0.5 MPH D. 1.0 MPH This is also another question I did not understand. Thank you.
61. ### Math

On Wednesday you drove from home to work at 50 mph and got there in 43 minutes.  On Thursday you drove at 68 mph.  Round answers to nearest 10th.  Use:  R 1 T 1 = R 2 T 2   (double click this to see clearer) Round to the nearest 10th and Use Unit Abbreviations for Units. ...
62. ### Algebra

You commute 56 miles one way to work. The trip to work takes 10 minutes longer than the trip home. Your average speed on the trip home is 8 miles per hour faster. What is your average speed on the trip home? I don't understand why it has to be converted to 10/60. Cause it is ...
63. ### Math

On Wednesday you drove from home to work at 60 mph and got there in 23 minutes.  On Thursday you drove at 69 mph.  Round answers to nearest 10th.  Use:  R 1 T 1 = R 2 T 2   (double click this to see clearer) Round answer to the nearest 10th and use Unit Abbreviations for ...
64. ### Math

Hannah took a trip to visit her cousin. She drove 120 miles to reach her cousin's house and the same distance back home. What was her average speed, in miles per hour, for the first 1.2 hours of the trip?
65. ### MATH

Bob drove to the store( a distance fo 10.5) miles at ana average speed of 35 mile per hours. On the way home, he got stuck in traffic, and he only averaged 15 miles per hour along the same route. What was his average speed for the round trip ?
66. ### math

At 6 A.M., Dylan and his neighbor, Mickey, drove in their cars to a city that was 300 miles away from their neighborhood. When Dylan reached the city, Mickey had 50 miles to go. He finally completed the trip 48 minutes later. A) How long did it take Mickey to drive to the city...

evan drove into the country for a long weekend. he planned to drive 118 miles on each of 4 days, however his car broke down and he was only able to drive 43 miles on the first day. how many miles per day must he drive to reach his destination.
68. ### math

Drove an average of 55mi/h on her trip to the mountains. You can use the expression 55h to find out how many miles she drove in h hours. If she drove for 5 hours, how many miles did she drive?
69. ### Algebra II

Bill drove from Ajax to Bixby at an average speed of 50 mph. On the way back he drove at 60 mph. The total trip took 42/5 hours of driving time. Find the distance between the two cities.
70. ### algebra

Gone fishing. Debbie traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 4-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will her boat go in still water
71. ### algebra

diana drove 320 miles, then increased her speed by 10 miles per hour for 500 miles. if the second part of the trip took 2 hours longer than the first, find her average speed.
72. ### College algebra

It took Eric 8 hours to drive to a job interview. On the way home, he was able to increase his average speed by 18mph and make the return drive in only 5 hours. Find his average speed on the return drive. Rate x time =distance Original drive- x. ____ _____ Return drive- ____ ...

Carlos and maria drove a total of 258 miles in 5 hours. Carlos drove the first part of the trip and averaged 53 miles per hr maria drove the remainder of the trip and averaged 51 miles per hr for how many hrs did maria drive
74. ### Math

Sue was in excellent shape in high school, she could ride her 10-speed bicycle 4.8miles to her grandmother's house in 11 minutes. Her return trip home took 14 minutes. The times are different due to there being a slight downhill slop on part of the trip to her grandmothers. If...
75. ### math

Sue was in excellent shape in high school, she could ride her 10-speed bicycle 4.8miles to her grandmother's house in 11 minutes. Her return trip home took 14 minutes. The times are different due to there being a slight downhill slop on part of the trip to her grandmothers. If...
76. ### Math

Mary drove from Amity to Belleville at a speed of 50 mph. On the way back, she drove at 60 mph. The total trip took 4 2/5 hours of driving time. Find the distance between these two cities. Any help would be greatly appreciated! =]
77. ### alg

george drove to two town at 60 miles per hour and drove back home at 30 miles per hour. what is the distance to town if the whole trip took 9 hours hrs
78. ### algebra

george drove to two town at 60 miles per hour and drove back home at 30 miles per hour. what is the distance to town if the whole trip took 9 hours hrs
79. ### physics

On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 52 mph. The distance from your home to town is 106 miles. However, at 53 miles (half way), you ﬁnd you have averaged only 39 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an ...
80. ### Physics

On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 44 mph. The distance from your home to town is 106 miles. However, at 53 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 33 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an overall ...
81. ### Physics

On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 52 mph. The distance from your home to town is 108 miles. However, at 54 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 39 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an overall ...
82. ### college algebra word problem

Lisa drove 8 miles to pick up her friend Laurie, and then drove 11 miles to a mall at a speed 15 mph faster. If Lisa'a total travel time was 24 minutes, what was her speed on the trip to pick up Laurie? Thank you!!
83. ### algebra

Shari drove for 90 miles in the city. When she got on the highway, she increased her speed by 20 mph and drove for 130 miles. If Shari drove a total of 4 hours, how fast did she drive in the city?
84. ### MATh

Kesha dove from Buffalo to Syracuse at an average rate of 48miles per hour. On the return trip along the same road she was able to travel at an average rate of 60 miles per hour.The trip from Buffalo to Syracuse took one- half hour longer than the return trip. How long did the...
85. ### math pre-agebra

how do i write this equation cars the marton family took a vacation that covered a total distance of 1356 miles. the return of the trip was 284 miles shorter than the first part of the trip. how long was the return trip?
86. ### Matu

If the hendersons drive for 9 hours per day , how many miles will they travel in a day ? The first day they drove 300 miles. They plan to drive an average speed of 60 miles per hour for the rest of the trip so that the trip will be completed in less than a week. Please help ...
87. ### math

On Wednesday you drove from home to work at 65 mph and got there in 28 minutes. On Thursday you drove at 78 mph. Round answers to nearest 10th. Use: R1T1=R2T2 (double click this to see clearer) Round to the nearest 10th and Use Unit Abbreviations for Units. How long does the ...
88. ### MATh (distance)

Kesha dove from Buffalo to Syracuse at an average rate of 48miles per hour. On the return trip along the same road she was able to travel at an average rate of 60 miles per hour.The trip from Buffalo to Syracuse took one- half hour longer than the return trip. How long did the...
89. ### Algebra

When kevin commuted to work one morning, his average speed was 45 mph. He averaged only 30 mph for the return trip because of an accident on the highway. If the total time for the round trip was 50 min determine the distance between his place of work and his home.
90. ### math

Debbie traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 6-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will her boat go in still water? (Please round your answer to one decimal place.)
91. ### math

Issa IS driving to the airport to catch a flight to Miami, and Her arrival depends on traffic. If the traffic is light, then she can drive 60 mph and arrive at the airport 1 hour early. If traffic is heavy, she can drive 35 mph and arrive at the airport on time. The equation ...
92. ### physics

On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 39.6 mph. The distance from your home to town is 108 miles. However, at 54 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 29.7 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to
93. ### Math

Faryi averaged 50 mph on trip to visit an amusement park 80 miles away and started with a full tank of gas. Her car usually averaged 25 mph each time she purchased. The gas price \$2.65 par gallon when she got home. Calculate Faryi’s time ( in minutes) and the cost to fill up...
94. ### Math

Ms. Peters drove from her home to the park at an average speed of 30 miles per hour and returned home along the same route at an average speed of 40 miles per hour. If her driving time from home to the park was 20 minutes, how many minutes did it take Ms. peters to drive from ...
95. ### Math

Issa is driving to the airport to catch a flight to Miami, and her arrival depends on traffic. If the traffic is light, then she can drive 60 mph and arrive at the airport 1 hour early. If traffic is heavy, she can drive 35 mph and arrive at the airport on time. The equation ...
96. ### physics

You normally drive on the free way between kidapawan and davao at an average speed of 105km/hr (65mi/hr) and the trip takes 2hr and 20minutes on a friday afternoon,however heavy traffic slows you down and you drive the same distance an average speed of only 70km/hr (50mi/hr. ...
97. ### Math Word Problem

Debbie traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 6-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will her boat go in still water? (Please round your answer to one decimal place.)
98. ### math-pre calc

On a drive from your home to town, you wish to average 48 mph. The distance from your home to town is 106 miles. However, at 53 miles (half way), you find you have averaged only 36 mph. What average speed must you maintain in the remaining distance in order to have an overall ...
99. ### algebra

alberto drove to the lake and back. the trip there took two hours and the trip back took three hours. he averaged 20 km/h faster on the trip there than on the return trip. What was alberto's average speed on the outbound trip?
100. ### math

hasan ran 3 miles in 18.342 minutes. Safaya ran the same distance is 19.291 minutes. How much longer did it take safays to run 3 miles than hasan?