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anonymous
 5 years ago
A long distance trucker traveled a 180 miles during a snow storm in one direction. The return trip on a rainy day at double the speed it took 3 hours less. Find the speed going
anonymous
 5 years ago
A long distance trucker traveled a 180 miles during a snow storm in one direction. The return trip on a rainy day at double the speed it took 3 hours less. Find the speed going

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you try to figure out how to solve it?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0say the speed going is v. say it too time t to reach the destination while going. express v and t in terms of the distance.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nikki, we need you to give us some feedback in order to help you.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, solving your math homework is not the point of Openstudy

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did try...I ended up with 2 different variables and cannot solve.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Write down what you got. We can correct you

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got for the return trip 180=2r(t3)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0r is the speed and t is time

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, what is the going trip formula?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do not know the time to figure out the speed

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If im not mistaken the original should be 180 = r* (t)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok but how do you figure out the time to get the rate?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why did you write 180 = r(t+3)? Does the trucker take 6 extra hours on the way to the destination?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well simplify the second equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first define what t is.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because I added three hours to the time of the return trip

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0define what t is. what do you mean by t?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0t is time taken to do what?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the time for the total distance of 180

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0time for total distance of 180? what does that mean? how can time be for distance?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nikki, t represents the time of the going trip

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What it the time of the going back trip?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it takes t amount of time to go 180 miles on the going trip, and it takes t3hours on the return trip. im confused on how to find t because i need t to find r

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think this is a classic mechanic problem. So you can use the velocity formula (V=d/t)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, so it takes t amount of time, going at speed r to reach 180 miles.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is what I am using i learned it as d=rt which the same thing with only the distance in a different spot

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay while returning, the speed is 2r, and the time take to travel back the same distance reduces by 3 hours. so 180 = 2r(t3)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i have that. but how do you find the speed from that with another variable

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so, lets call 180 = tr  equation 1 180 = 2r(t3)  equation 2. from equation 1 we have t = 180/r, correct?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes!!! thank you i got it from here!!! much thanks

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so substitute t = 180/r in equation 2 and post what you got.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright, you are welcome.
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