MATH SOLVE

3 months ago

Q:
# A car travels 2 1/3 miles in 3 1/2 minutes at a constant speed. Write an equation to represent the car travels in miles and minutes

Accepted Solution

A:

Find the rate at which the car travels. It is 2 1/3 miles divided by 3 1/2 minutes:

7

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3

--------- = 2/3 mile per minute.

7

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2

Then y = (distance traveled) = (2/3 mile per minute)x, where x is the number of minutes involved.

7

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3

--------- = 2/3 mile per minute.

7

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2

Then y = (distance traveled) = (2/3 mile per minute)x, where x is the number of minutes involved.