Melissa drove at an average speed of 45 mi/h from her home in Memphis to visit her sister in Atlanta. She stayed in Atlanta 10 hours, and on the trip back averaged 60 mi/h. She returned home 43 hours after leaving. How many miles is Memphis from Atlanta?

a) Write an equation using the information as it is given above that can be solved to answer this question. Use t as your varible to represent the amount of time Melissa spent driving from Memphis to Atlanta.

Equation:

b) How many miles is Memphis from Atlanta?

Answer: miles

Give your answer to the nearest mile

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whats they equation? plz

equqtion????

Use d/45 + d/60 = 33. This becomes 7d = 5940 after applying the LCD of 180 to all three terms.

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