To find: The time Wendy spend on the train.
Wendy spends 4 hr on the train.
Distance from Davenport to Omaha is 300 mi. Wendy travel some part by train and other part by Bus. The bus averaged 40 mi/h and train averaged 60 mi/h. The entire trip took .
Distance formula is,
Let the distance travelled by train be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x.
The distance covered by train is 240 mi.
From distance formula, the time is calculated as shown below.
Substitute for distance and 60 for rate in the above equation, to find time Wendy spends on the train,
Thus, Wendy spends 4 hr on the train.
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