Posted by rodney on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 7:39pm.
Carlos and maria drove a total of 258 miles in 5 hours. Carlos drove the first part of the trip and averaged 53 miles per hr maria drove the remainder of the trip and averaged 51 miles per hr for how many hrs did maria drive

8th grade math  drwls, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 1:53am
Let X be the hours Maria drove. 5X hours were then driven by Carlos.
53 X + 51(5X) = 258 miles covered
53X  51X = 2X = 258  255 = 3
X = 3/2 hour
Carlos did most of the driving.

8th grade math  jeremiah, Friday, April 9, 2010 at 7:54pm
x=3\2

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