Yochanan walked from home to the bus stop at an average speed pf 5 mph.he immediately got on his school bus and traveled at an average speed of 60 mph until he got to school. The total distance from his home is 35 miles, and the entire trip took 1.5 hours. The following system of equations represents this: 5x+60y+35 x+y=1.5 Yochanan walked how many miles?

Accepted Solution

Yochanan walked 5 miles.

If you solve the equations, you will get 1 for x and 0.5 for y. You can do this will substitution or the elimination method.Β 

If he walked for 1 hour at a speed of 5 miles per hour, then he walked for 5 miles.