## which car traveled a greater distance? Car A traveled 25 miles/hour for 3 hours, stopped for an hour, and then traveled 35 miles/hour for 4

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which car traveled a greater distance? Car A traveled 25 miles/hour for 3 hours, stopped for an hour, and then traveled 35 miles/hour for 4 hours. Car B traveled an average speed of 43 miles/hour for 5 hours. Explain your answer.

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Distance cover by both the Car’s is equal

Step-by-step explanation:

Given as :

For car A

The initial speed = 25 mile per hour

The time taken = 3 hours

So, Discover cover = Speed × Time

I.e  D = 25 mile per hour × 3 hour

So, D = 75 miles

Again

The speed = 35 mile per hour

The time taken = 4 hours

So, Discover cover = Speed × Time

I.e d = 35 mile per hour × 4 hour

So, d = 140 miles

∴ Total distance cover by car A = D + d

or, Total distance cover by car A = 75 miles + 140 miles = 215 miles

For car B

The speed = 43 mile per hour

The time taken = 5 hours

So, Discover cover = Speed × Time

I.e x = 43 mile per hour × 5 hour

So, x = 215 miles

Or , Total distance cover by car B = 215 miles

Hence from the calculation it is clear that distance cover by both the Car’s is equal   . Answer