February 21, 2017

Homework Help: Science

Posted by Gabe on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 11:04pm.

Megan, Jose, Austin, and Timothy are driving from Atlanta to Orlando which is a total of four hundred miles. They each left at 6:45 a.m. Everyone has been driving at different average speeds.

Figure out the average speed of each driver.

1. Jose's friend is driving from Orlando to Atlanta at fifty-six mph. His friend started from Orlando at the same time Jose left from Atlanta. At 7:54 a.m. they will be about 260 miles apart.

2. After two hours, Timothy has car troubles and had to drive the rest of the way at an average speed which is ten mph slower than his average speed for the first two hours. At 2:50 p.m. Timothy arrived in Orlando.

3. Austin drove at an average speed that was eight mph faster than Megan. Austin arrived in Orlando at 1:05 p.m.

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