# mat/116 week one

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a driver who drives at a speed of r mph for t hr will travel a distance d mi given by d = rt miles. How far will a driver travel at a speed of 58 mph for 5 hr?

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Is it possible to multipy the speed x time?

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distance = rate times time
You're looking for the distance (d).
The rate is 58 mph. The time is 5 hours.

d = r * t
d = 58 * 5
d = ? hours

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290

• mat/116 week one -

290 miles

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