Posted by Susie on .
A consultant traveled 9 hrs to a meeting. The return trip took only 8 hrs because the speed was 10 miles per hr faster. What was the consultants speed each way?

Pre Algebra 
PsyDAG,
Distance = Speed * time
The distance is equal both ways. Let s = speed
9s = 8(s+10)
Solve for s and then s +10.