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Problem
Driving at a constant speed, Sharon usually takes minutes to drive from her house to her mother's house. One day Sharon begins the drive at her usual speed, but after driving of the way, she hits a bad snowstorm and reduces her speed by miles per hour. This time the trip takes her a total of minutes. How many miles is the drive from Sharon's house to her mother's house?
Solution
Let total distance be . Her speed in miles per minute is . Then, the distance that she drove before hitting the snowstorm is . Her speed in snowstorm is reduced miles per hour, or miles per minute. Knowing it took her minutes in total, we create equation:
Solving equation, we get .
Video Solution
~savannahsolver
See Also
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