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LeAnn01Xxx
 one year ago
Al goes 8 mph; Ben goes 22 mph in the opposite direction. How many hours has Ben traveled when they are 180 miles apart?
A. 15
B. 6
C. 12.86
LeAnn01Xxx
 one year ago
Al goes 8 mph; Ben goes 22 mph in the opposite direction. How many hours has Ben traveled when they are 180 miles apart? A. 15 B. 6 C. 12.86

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mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(speed = \dfrac{distance}{time} \) \(distance = speed \cdot time\) They both traveled the same time, t. Using the second equation, what distance did each one travel in t time?

LeAnn01Xxx
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have no idea. I failed this lesson of algebra.

Pawanyadav
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ben velocity relative to All =22(8)mph=30mph Due opposite direction Now time taken =180÷30hour=6hour

Pawanyadav
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is solved by Physics

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They both travelled for the same amount of time and reached a total distance of 180 miles. thus utilizing distance = speed*time you have distance = speed1*time+speed2*time let time =x and you have distance = speed1x + speed2x. or 180= 8x + 22x or 180 = 30x . solve for x and you have your time in hours.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Al goes 8 mph d1 = 8x Ben goes 22 mph in the opposite direction d2 = 22x The total distance traveled is d1 + d2, but we are told that is 180 miles, so 8x + 22x = 180 30x = 180 x = 6 Answer: 6 hours
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