Asked Feb 11, 2020

Two men are traveling in opposite directions at the rate of 20 and 30 miles an hour at the same time and from the same place. In how many hours will they be 300 miles apart?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Let after x hours they will be 300 miles apart.

We are going to use the formula:

Distance = Speed * time


Speed of the first man= 20 miles per hour.

So in x hours he will cover = 20x miles



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