# SOLUTION: two cars leave town at the same time going in opposite directions. one car travels 44mi/h and the other travels 55mi/h. in how many hours will they be 297 miles apart?

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 Question 393433: two cars leave town at the same time going in opposite directions. one car travels 44mi/h and the other travels 55mi/h. in how many hours will they be 297 miles apart?Found 2 solutions by stanbon, rfer:Answer by stanbon(57337)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!two cars leave town at the same time going in opposite directions. one car travels 44mi/h and the other travels 55mi/h. in how many hours will they be 297 miles apart? --- They are separating at the rate of 44+55 = 99 mph --- time = distance/rate tim = 297/99 = 3 hrs ================================ Cheers, Stan H. Answer by rfer(12657)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!moving apaprt at 99 mph 297/99=3 hrs