MATH SOLVE

5 months ago

Q:
# You are traveling to Chicago for a job interview. You leave Toledo, Ohio, at 5:45 A.M. and arrive in Elkhart, Indiana, at 8:15 A.M.. The distance from Toledo to Elkhart is 136 miles; the distance from Toledo to Chicago is 244 miles. The speed limit is 65 mph. What is the minimum speed you must maintain in order to arrive in Chicago before 10:30 A.M.

Accepted Solution

A:

The minimum speed will be calculated as follows:

Time taken from Toledo to Elkhart=(8.15-5.45)=2 1/2 hours

Distance=136 miles

thus the speed between Toledo and Elkhart= 136 miles/2.5=54.4 mph

Distance between Toledo and Chicago is 244 miles

Distance between Elkhart and Chicago=244-136=108 miles

time taken to travel between Elkhart and Chicago assuming that I left Elkhart at exactly 8:15 and reach at 10.30:

=10:30-8:15=2.25 hours

thus the speed will be:

speed=(108)/(2.25)=48 mph

Thus for us to get to Chicago by 10:30 a.m we should drive at 48 mph

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Time taken from Toledo to Elkhart=(8.15-5.45)=2 1/2 hours

Distance=136 miles

thus the speed between Toledo and Elkhart= 136 miles/2.5=54.4 mph

Distance between Toledo and Chicago is 244 miles

Distance between Elkhart and Chicago=244-136=108 miles

time taken to travel between Elkhart and Chicago assuming that I left Elkhart at exactly 8:15 and reach at 10.30:

=10:30-8:15=2.25 hours

thus the speed will be:

speed=(108)/(2.25)=48 mph

Thus for us to get to Chicago by 10:30 a.m we should drive at 48 mph

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