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.

mharrigan920 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

ElectricPavlov Feb 10, 2020

#1**+2 **

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