anonymous
  • anonymous
Two cars start at the same time from cities that are 250 miles apart and travel towards each other. The rate of the faster car exceeds the rate of the slower car by 8 mph. After 1.6 hours the cars were still 104 miles apart. Find the speed of the slower car (round to the nearest hundredth).
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
do you have the correct answer in the back of the book?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Since two car are traveling toward each other one's velocity will be positive while other's will be nagative
anonymous
  • anonymous
Let x be speed of faster car Let -y be speed of slower car

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anonymous
  • anonymous
let y be speed of slower car y=(x-8)
anonymous
  • anonymous
-- correction y=-(x-8)
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