To find: The speed of jet from Montreal to Los Angeles.
The speed of jet from Montreal to Los Angeles is 500 mi/h.
Distance between Montreal and Los Angeles is 2500 mi.
The average speed was 20% faster than outbound trip on return trip.
Time taken to complete the round trip is 9 h 10 min.
Let the speed of first cyclist be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|Montreal to LA||2500||x|
|LA to Montreal||2500||1.2x|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the speed of jet from Montreal to Los Angeles is 500 mi/h.
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