An airplane takes off miles south of a city and flies due north at a constant speed of . . .

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An airplane takes off miles south of a city and flies due north at a constant speed of 12 and a half miles per hour. What is the plane’s position relative to the city after 45 minutes?

Aug 13th, 2015

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(12.5-(180/1*hours)=distance

1 hour=60 minutes

45minuts=3/4 of 60

the plane flew 3/4 hour

180*3/4=540/4=135miles traveled

(12.5-135=122.5 miles away from the city

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