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Amy and Joey on a circular track 2018-08-13
From Zoe:
Amy and Joey are situated on a circular track 400 feet around.
Joey starts running at a rate of 10 feet per second.
Amy waits for a full minute, then starts running from the same point (in the same direction) at 12 feet per second.

How many seconds elapse before Amy passes Joey on the track?

Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting inches to centimeters 2018-05-25
From Jason:
Hi!
Is there a method to approximately convert inches to cm in my head without using a calculator?

Thanks! Jason

Answered by Penny Nom.
An egg falls from rest 2018-05-10
From Amy:
An egg falls from rest a distance of 75cm to the floor. Neglecting air resistance, at what speed does it hit the floor?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Throwing a football 2018-04-26
From Abby:
Daring Danny's threw a football at an angle of 40 degrees to the horizontal. The football hit the ground at 36 feet. Danny is 5 feet 1 inch tall. Find the initial velocity

I have been trying to figure this problem out for forever! Please help! I am really confused because I don't know time either and you are supposed to find that as well as velocity.

Answered by Penny Nom.
A cyclist reduces his speed 2018-02-27
From Katherine:
Suppose the winner had reduced his average cycling rate by .1 mile per hour. By how much would his time have changed?

(the cyclist's rate is 23.66 miles per hour and the answer to the question before this one was that he cycled 2,292 miles in 96.87 hours)

Answered by Penny Nom.
Walking up and down a hill 2017-09-19
From Justina:
At 2:20 p.m. Jack is at the top of the hill and starts walking down at the exact same time that Jill, who is at the bottom of the hill, starts walking up. If they maintain the uphill speed of 2mph and downhill speed of 4mph and the distance from the bottom to the top of the hill is 1.5 mi, at what time will Jack and Jill meet?
Answered by Penny Nom.