# "Miles Per Hour" Essays and Research Papers

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### Miles Per Hour

should remain 65 miles per hour as currently posted on the roadways. Body: I. Negative aspects : "What's wrong?" Significant subject: There are numerous problems associated with raising the speed limit. Currently, the legal speed limit is 65 miles per hour on rural four-lane highways. Many people believe it is okay to go about five miles per hour over this posting (The news gazette). Raising the speed limit to 70 miles per hour will have people believe 75 miles per hour is acceptable (Legal...

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### Classification: Drivers

Usually once in your day you can say that you have been caught up in one of the following types of drivers. My favorite kind of driver and the type that aggravates me the most are the slow elderly type. You can find this type going at least 10 miles per hour under the speed limit, thus creating a traffic flow issue. I don’t recommend speeding over the speed limit, but going under the speed limit is ridiculous. Often times this kind of driver is referred to as a ‘white knuckle driver.’ They grip the...

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### Speed Worksheet

Period _____ 1. If Steve throws the football 50 meters in 3 seconds, what is the average speed (velocity) of the football? 2. If it takes Ashley 3 seconds to run from the batters box to first base at an average speed (velocity) of 6.5 meters per second, what is the distance she covers in that time? 3. Bart ran 5000 meters from the cops and an average speed (velocity) of 6 meters/second before he got caught. How long did he run? 4. If Justin races his Chevy S-10 down Highway 37 for 2560...

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### Consumer Math test 2

﻿Student ID: 22087885 Exam: 986093RR - Business Math, Part 2 1. Ann works 51/2 hours, Mary works 61/3 hours, and John works 41/4 hours. How many combined hours have they worked? A. 165/12 *B. 161/12 C. 151/12 D. 155/12 2. You pay the following for supplies: \$19.36 for pens; \$21.75 for notepads; and \$32.26 for computer paper. What is your total? A. \$73.73 B. \$77.37 C. \$77.73 *D. \$73.37 3. How many liters will a U.S. 6-quart container hold? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. A. 6.11 liters...

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### quick essay

it took 15-20 miliseconds to fully deploy, most airbags deploy at 150 miles per hour, the airbag did more harm than good, and it left people with major bruises and fractures in the peoples body. There is an estimate of 2.6 million cars around the world with airbag malfuction. People say there is no need in wearing a seatbelt if you go really slow, but the reallity is that most crushed happen at a speed of under 40 miles per hour. Why do people wear seatbelts? There are roughly 40,000 people who...

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### “Why Shouldn’t You Speed in a School Zone?”

limits are placed, and active during the times that the school is open. These school zone speed limits are extended within a mile away from the school. Speed limits are much lower than average speed limits, so the children going and coming from school are safe. Once you go over the speed limit provided in a school zone, you put a child’s life in danger. During school hours many children may cross a street without looking both ways, with each driver going the proper speed limit, they would be aware...

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### what if earth stop spinning

system was formed billions years ago from a spinning cloud of gas and dust. Nowadays, the Earth is turning at more than 16 hundreds kilometers an hour, bus it’s gradually slowing down about two seconds every one hundred thousand years. BUT WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THAT SLOWDOWN SPEEDS UP? If the speed of rotation were reduced by about one kilometer per hour, traffic air would face serious consequences. Most commercial aircrafts navigate with the help of GPS, which rely on a series of satellites that...

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### Comparison of Hawk and Falcon

skin called the cere. They are swift fliers, with some attaining a speed of over 150 mph when diving”. ( Unknown author, n.d) They eat rats, shrews, ducks, toads, frogs, snakes, rabbits, and other birds. They hunt by day and can “see their prey two miles away their eyesight is the best in the animal kingdom.”(Unknown author, 2011) “The size of the hawk ranges from 19 inches long to 22 inches long. The biggest hawk, the rough- legged hawk has a wingspan of more than 55 inches.” (Unknown author, 2011)...

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### Eagle Airlines A Case Study

commuter service between several cities in eastern Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart, Launceston and smaller communities in the area). Scheduled flights constituted approximately 60% of Eagle’s flights, averaging about 2 hours of flying time and a distance of some 700 kilometres. The remaining 40% of flights were chartered. The mixture of charter flights and short scheduled flights had proved profitable, and Keith felt that he had found a niche for his company. However...

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### Effects of Speeding

traffic school, and on top of that, make their insurance rates rise. Not only does speeding affect just you, it affects others as well. If a roads speed limit is 45, people will expect you to go around that speed. Say someone is traveling at 100 miles per hour down this road. A driver sees them down the road and they think they have enough time to pull out in front of them. But they were wrong because the other guy was doing 100 down the road and they collided. Other drivers expect people to obey the...