Karen L.

asked • 03/16/14

one car is traveling at 70mph..the second car is 50 miles behind the first car in 2.5 hours..what rate is the second car going

rate x time equals distance
my problem is:
car a is traveling at 70mph car B is 50 miles behind car a in 2.5 hours..what rate is B traveling at?

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Vivian L. answered • 03/16/14

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Karen L.

vivian,how do you get the 50? 125 x 2.5 isnt 50
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03/16/14

Vivian L.

125 DIVIDED BY 2.5 is 50.
s=vt
s/t=v
distance=(velocity)(time)
(distance)/(time)=velocity
miles/hour=miles/hour
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Karen L.

ahhh...divide.thanks so much vivian.
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03/16/14

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