To find: The speed of vehicle from Ajax to Barrington.
The speed of vehicle from Ajax to Barrington is 50 mi/h or 240 mi/h.
The distance from Ajax to Barrington is 120 mi and distance between Barrington to Collins is 150 mi.
Salesman increases his speed by 10 mi/h in his second leg and in second leg he take 6 min more than first leg.
Distance formula is,
Let the speed of vehicle from Ajax to Barrington be x ft/s.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|Ajax to Barrington||120||x|
|Barrington to Collins||150|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Factor the above equation.
Thus, the speed of vehicle from Ajax to Barrington is 50 mi/h or 240 mi/h.
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