Sunday, December 16, 2007

Math Challenge December 17

The Wright brothers used many calculations to create
their flying machine. The following formulas are
examples of some calculations commonly performed
by flight personnel today.

distance = rate x time
d = r t

This formula is used to find the distance a plane will
fly on a trip. It can also be used to find the speed of the
plane when the distance and time are given, or to find
the time when the distance and speed are given.

A plane travels at 375 knots (nautical miles per hour)
for 5 hours. How many nautical miles will the plane

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Good Luck!


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