







10 miles in 2 minutes 
20191220 

james pose la question : how fast would you be traveling to go 10 miles in 2 minutes? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Speed 
20181106 

Dolores pose la question : if I drove 3/4 mile in 32 seconds, what was my speed ? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 3500 acre ranch 
20180830 

Dee pose la question : I am in the middle of writing the description of the size of a ranch in my story.
It is 3500 acres. How does that equate into mileage? The main ranch house is
at one end, and the foreman's ranch house at the other end. Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the diameter of the observable universe? 
20180527 

peter pose la question : The diameter of the observable universe is calculated to be 92 billion light years. What would that distance be in miles given a light year is 6 trillion miles? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Walking a fraction of a mile 
20180320 

Jamie pose la question : Who walked a fraction of a mile that is closer to neither 0 nor 1 ? Explain
Avery 1/6
me.Nunez 5/6
Ms. Chang 1/3
Mr. O’Leary 4/8
Miss Lee 4/6 penny Nom lui répond. 





A fraction of a mile 
20180106 

Sierra pose la question : There are 5280 feet in a mile. what fraction of a mile is represented by 660 feet? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Yards per second to miles per hour 
20170511 

Scott pose la question : If a soccer ball travels 30 yards or roughly .017 miles in 2 seconds how fast was the ball going in mph? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Feet per second to miles per hour 
20170127 

ron pose la question : if a vehicle travels 50 feet in 2.5 seconds what is the speed in mph.
3600 sec in hour /5280 feet in a mile i get .68181818. how do i figure the 2.5
seconds. all the calculators I've used show 34 mph is that correct or am i forgetting the 2.5 second. please help. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Acres and miles 
20161130 

Carolyn pose la question : If I am running a pipeline of 1,100 miles, how many one acre plots will it take to cover this distance?
Carolyn Penny Nom lui répond. 





A search area 
20160813 

tammy pose la question : if your searching an area and you go 300 km from point A and search 380° what or how much area would you search? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The length of an 80 acre piece of land 
20160121 

Eugene pose la question : Have to clear a piece of land 80 acres by 500 feet wide. What is the length of the property? Thanks Gene Penny Nom lui répond. 





The volume of Lake Utah 
20150129 

Hannan pose la question : Lake Utah has a surface area of 3,846 square miles and an average depth of 10.5 feet. In cubic miles, how much water does it hold?
How would you approach this question? Where would you start? Robert Dawson and Penny Nom lui répond. 





Miles per minute to miles per hour 
20130908 

Adam pose la question : Convert 250 miles per min to miles per hour Penny Nom lui répond. 





How fast am i driving? 
20120518 

bozenga pose la question : How fast am I driving if I cover 40 feet in .1 seconds (1/10th of a second)? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Liters and gallons 
20120420 

ann pose la question : the fuel tank of jacks car hold 72 litres when full jack uses half a tank of fuel he travels240 miles how many miles does he cover for each gallon of fuel Penny Nom lui répond. 





Fencing a park 
20110307 

taniel pose la question : Find the number of feet of fence needed to fence a park that is 1 3/8 mi long and 5/8 wide. Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is its speed in miles per hour? 
20110106 

Miriam pose la question : An airliner travels 125miles in 15minutes. What is its speed in miles per hour? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What are the speeds of the boats? 
20101021 

Adori pose la question : Two boats leave the port of San Francisco traveling in opposite directions at the same time. One boat travels 8 knots per hour faster than
the other. After one day's travel they are 1920 nautical miles apart. What are the speeds of the boats? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the average speed? 
20100921 

Cindy pose la question : A boat travels downstream m nautical miles at d knots. It travels upstream m nautical miles at u knots. What is the average speed for the entire trip? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Going to the bike shop 
20100607 

Omi pose la question : Marie rode her bicycle from her home to the bicycle shop in town and then walked back home. If she averaged 6 miles per hour riding and 3 miles per hour walking, how far is it from her home to the bicycle shop if her total travel time was 1 hour? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do you convert cents/mile to dollars / hour? 
20090826 

seanna pose la question : how do you convert cents/mile to dollars / hour Penny Nom lui répond. 





Miles per hour and feet per second 
20090422 

mary pose la question : A car traveling at 60 miles per hour, how many feet per second has it traveled? Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Miles per hour to kilometers per second 
20090217 

Tamara pose la question : If a car goes 60 miles in an hour how many kilometres will it go in a second? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A one cubic mile lake 
20090109 

dye pose la question : how many liters are in a one cubic mile lake Robert Dawson lui répond. 





660 yards = ?? miles 
20090108 

Ashley pose la question : How do I convert yards to miles, specifically, 660 yards = x miles. Please show work so I can figure other problems out. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The average rate of change of gasoline used 
20081006 

JHulie pose la question : What is the average rate of change of gasoline used, measured in miles per gallons
if you travel 212 miles, then you fill your gas tank up again and it takes 10.8 gallons.
If you designate your change in distance as 212 miles and your change in gallons as 10.8? Penny Nom lui répond. 





3 miles in 6 seconds 
20080905 

Grant pose la question : if a rocket sled is traveling 3 miles in 6 seconds, how fast is it going in miles per hour? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Metres and miles 
20080818 

Bill pose la question : I enter a race that is 10,000 meters long,how many miles do i have to run? Victoria West lui répond. 





How many city blocks in a mile? 
20080814 

DARLENE pose la question : HOW MANY CITY BLOCKS EQUAL 1 MILE IN BIRMINGHAM, AL? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Square miles 
20080806 

Koni pose la question : I'm trying to figure out the distance our buses travel throughout our district to pick up students for school. How do you figure square miles?
If our district measures 6 1/2 miles wide and 2 3/4 miles deep, what is our total square miles? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A cubic mile of water 
20080803 

Fred pose la question : [QQ] HOW MUCH WATER IS THERE IN A CUBIC MILE? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Miles per hour 
20080701 

Nedra pose la question : If I walk 1 mile and 2/10ths in 20 minutes how fast am I going?
AND how many calories have I burned off? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Kilometers per liters to miles per gallon 
20080626 

margaret pose la question : we travelled 130 kilometers on 10 liters of gas. How many miles to the gallon did I get Penny Nom lui répond. 





Acres and square miles 
20080625 

Jill pose la question : how many miles are in 417 acres Penny Nom lui répond. 





1 mile per minute 
20080401 

jennifer pose la question : If you are traveling at 1 mile per minute how fast would you need to be going Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Light years to miles 
20080324 

Robert pose la question : HOW MANY MILES ARE THERE IN 7.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS. Penny Nom lui répond. 





What was the ostrich's speed in miles per hour? 
20080303 

jacob pose la question : If it took an ostrich 2.5 seconds to travel 110 feet and the average speed is 44 feet/ seconds, what was the ostrich's speed in miles per hour? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The distance around a building 
20080206 

olivia pose la question : If you walk around a building that is 102,869 sq ft, how many miles is that? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Meters per second to miles per hour 
20071108 

Niecey pose la question : If Greg was timed at 0.91 seconds for 10 meters running the 100 meter dash, at that speed, could he pass a car traveling 15 miles per hour in a school zone? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Metres per minute to miles per hour 
20070920 

Angela pose la question : If a person is traveling 150 meters per minute, what is their speed in miles per hour? Stephen La Rocque and Harley Weston lui répond. 





What is the bearing from the port to the ship? 
20070718 

fhay pose la question : A ship leaves a port and sails for 4 hours on a course of 78 degrees at 18 knots. Then the ship changes its course to 168 degrees and sails for 6 hours at 16 knots. After 10 hours(a) what is the distance of the ship from a port and (b) what is the bearing from the port to the ship? Harley Weston lui répond. 





How many acres is 1.8 sq miles? 
20070619 

Jordanne pose la question : How many acres is 1.8sq miles? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Walk around a 14 acre perimeter 
20070224 

Maria pose la question : How many times would you have to walk around a 14 acre perimeter in order to walk 1 mile? Penny Nom lui répond. 





converting square miles into square meters 
20070127 

Susan pose la question : how do you convert square miles into square meters Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Miles, square feet and acres 
20061218 

Emily pose la question : How do you convert miles to square feet? I have to convert 2.86 miles to square feet and then convert 72.5 acres to square feet and add them together. I looked on your website and what does the word hence mean? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many miles has he walked? 
20060819 

Ed pose la question : If a man is mowing a 100' x 100' yard with a 20" push mower, how many miles has he walked when the yard is completely mowed? Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many miles are there in 30 furlongs? 
20060722 

Jennifer pose la question : If there are 8 furlongs in a mile, how many miles are there in 30 furlongs? Steve La Rocque and Paul Betts lui répond. 





5 square miles or a 5mile square? 
20060503 

Rosemary pose la question : I am an interpreter in our Historical Museum. From what I received, I have always told my guests that when the Connecticut Land Company sold the Western Reserve land, 5 square miles constituted a township. I was corrected yesterday by someone who said it should have been a 5mile square. What is the difference? Hope you can help. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How wide is this runway? 
20060427 

Sam pose la question : A runway is 3.75 miles long and covers a total of 5.6 acres. What is the width of the runway? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





George and his car 
20060310 

Catrina pose la question : George's car gets 3 more miles per gallon during highway driving that it does during city driving. Recently he drove 112 miles on a highway and 150 miles in the city and used exactly 10 gallons of gas. How many miles per gallon does his car get during city driving? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





51 acres 
20060115 

A landowner pose la question : i just wanna know how many miles are surrounding my 51 acres? a simple answer will do. thanks:) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Blocks in a mile in Phoenix Arizona 
20051130 

Rita pose la question : How many blocks are there in a mile in our city of Phoenix, Az.? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles? 
20050915 

Roly pose la question : ANDROMEDA Galaxy is 2,500 light years away. A light year is 6 trillion miles. What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles in a mathematical number? Penny Nom lui répond. 





One square mile 
20050911 

Rudy pose la question : I know that there are 27,878,400 sq ft in a square mile and that there are 640 acres in a sq mile. But how do I figure out the measurement of each acre. If I could make every acre a square what would it's measurement be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A typical farm 
20050901 

Pagedi pose la question : A typical farm is about 700 acres. How many square miles is this? Please show me the work so, that I will know I to perform this problem myself. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Acres and miles 
20040811 

A student pose la question : How many acres are in 1 mile? Penny Nom lui répond. 





The number of blocks in a mile 
20040718 

Valerie pose la question : I don't know if you can help me but I was wondering how many blocks are in a mile in Ocean City, New Jersey? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Acres and square miles 
20040217 

Richard pose la question :
How many acres are in .17 square miles? and How many acres are in .6 square miles?
The two areas I am requesting information about are Vatican City and San Marino, the two smallest countries in the world. If I can transfer the sq. miles into acres , I can relate the size of these countries to our school grounds and the students will better understand their sizes.
Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the speed of the automobile? 
20040120 

Rita pose la question : An automobile travels toward Nashville from Cookeville. It takes 33 minutes to travel from Cookeville to Manchester, which is a 36 mile distance. If the driver continues at this pace, what is the speed of the automobile? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic furlongs 
20040111 

A student pose la question : 1 mile=8 furlongs, how many cubic furlongs in a cubic mile? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A radio controled car 
20030608 

Robert pose la question : I have a radio controled car (scale size 1/43). This car can travel 490 ft. per minute. I would like to know how fast that is at that scale size in miles per hour (and Kilometers per hour)? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A section of land 
20030225 

Bev pose la question : How many acres in a section of land? How many square miles is in a secion of land? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Miles per hour 
20021128 

Liz pose la question : If a car has traveled 16 miles in 30 minutes, how many miles per hour did they go? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Kilometers to miles 
20021009 

A student pose la question : how many miles are in 16 kilometers? Leeanne Boehm lui répond. 





How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? 
20020830 

William pose la question : How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Miles and kilometers 
20020122 

Dennis pose la question : I'm in the middle of purchasng a vehicle and it was built in Canada. Therefore it is in kilometers and not in miles. I forgot how many kilometers are in a mile. It registers as 183,049 kilometers. Penny Nom and Judi McDonald lui répond. 





Acres 
20011010 

Allison pose la question : how many feet are there in an acre? Chris Fisher lui répond. 





How many acres are in a square mile? 
20010504 

Terri pose la question : How many acres are in a square mile? Judi McDonald lui répond. 





Conversions 
20010124 

Tanya pose la question : I have 2 questions  covert 628 kilometers to miles.(round off your answer to two decimal places.)
 a new clerk in your office is to earn $200 per week. If she works 30.5 hours each week, what is her hourly rate? (round off your answer to the nearest hundreth, that is, to the nearest cent.)
Penny Nom lui répond. 





The number of city blocks in a country mile 
19991124 

Gloria Hearst pose la question : For years my family has had an on going debate on the number of city blocks in a country mile. We vary from a minmum 8 blocks per mile to a maximum of 12 blocks per mile. Nadine Griffiths and Penny Nom lui répond. 





The number of acres in a square mile 
19990709 

Rita Murphy pose la question : What is the # of acres in square mile Harley Weston lui répond. 

