# To express: the given quantity in terms of the indicated variable. ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071 ### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.6, Problem 16E
To determine

## To express: the given quantity in terms of the indicated variable.

Expert Solution

t=d55hrs .

### Explanation of Solution

Given:

The given quantity is “the time in hours to travel a distance at 55 mi/hrs”.

d is the given distance (in mile).

Concept used:

Distance is the product of speed and time is given by d=st .

Calculation:

According to question,

s=55mi/hrsd=distancecovered

Therefore, total time taken is

t=distancespeed=d55hrs .

Hence,total time taken is t=d55hrs .

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