Posted by **help** on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:38pm.

A drivers distance varies directly as the amount of time traveled. After six hours, a driver had traveled 390 miles. How far had the driver traveled after 4 hours?

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**Steve**, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:41pm
4 is 2/3 of 6, so he traveled

2/3 of 390 = 260 miles

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**Reiny**, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:42pm
you can use a simple proportion

6/390 = 4/x

6x = 1560

x = 260

or

it looks like he is traveling at 65 mph

so in 4 hours he would go 260 miles

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**help**, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:46pm
Thank you guys!

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**Beric**, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:37pm
the table below displays the distance driven during each 1hour interval of a 4 hour trip. 1hour 55.25 miles. 2hour 64 3/4. 3hour 52 3/10. 4hour 67.89 Which is closest to the total distance driven?

A.235 miles

B 240 miles

C 245 miles

D250 miles

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