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Two cars start out together from the same place. They travel in opposite​ directions, with one of them traveling

10 miles per hour faster than the other. After two hours, they are 280 miles apart. How fast is each car​ traveling?

The slower car travels at

_____???

miles per hour and the faster car travels at

_____??

miles per hour.

 Feb 10, 2020

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x = speed of slower car

x+10 = faster car

 

rate  *  time = distance

 

(x   + x+10 )  * 2 hrs = 280 miles    solve for 'x' = slower car   then   x+10 = faster car

 Feb 10, 2020
 #1
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Best Answer

x = speed of slower car

x+10 = faster car

 

rate  *  time = distance

 

(x   + x+10 )  * 2 hrs = 280 miles    solve for 'x' = slower car   then   x+10 = faster car

ElectricPavlov Feb 10, 2020

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