Posted by **Amir** on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 8:29pm.

A bus and a car leave the same place and travel in opposite directions. If the bus is traveling at 50 mph and the car is traveling at 55 mph, in how many hpurs will they be 210 miles apart.

Again please help me with the boxes, Im in advanced math and I'm not good with the boxes...

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 8:39pm
Boxes?

The have a relative veloicty of 105, and cover a distance of 210mi.

time=distance/velocity

I have no idea what "boxes" means here.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 8:42am
Very similar to the other one I showed you

for your bus columns:

distance = x miles

rate = 50 mph

time = x/50 hours

for your car columns:

distance = 210-x miles

rate = 55 mph

time = (210-x)/55 hours

Don't both of them travel for the same period of time ??

so .. x/50 = (210-x)/55

cross-multiply and solve

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**Ganjina**, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 12:21pm
A bus travels at 90km/h. how far will it have traveled after 210 minutes?

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