To find: The speed of vehicle from Tortula to Cactus.
The speed of vehicle from Tortula to Cactus is 50 mi/h.
The distance from Tortula to Cactus is 250 mi and distance from Cactus from Dry Junction is 360 mi.
Kiran increases the speed in second leg by 10 mi/h. Total time for complete the trip is 11h.
Distance formula is,
Let the speed of vehicle from Tortula to Cactus be x ft/s.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|Tortula to Cactus||250||x|
|Cactus to Dry Junction||360|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Factor the above equation.
The speed cannot be negative, so the speed is 50 mi/h.
Thus, the speed of vehicle from Tortula to Cactus is 50 mi/h.
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