# SOLUTION: Use an indirect proof to show that John exceeded the 55 mph speed limit if he left his house at 8:15 a.m. and arrived at his office 60 miles away at 9:00 a.m. Write the proof using

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry proofs Question 33738: Use an indirect proof to show that John exceeded the 55 mph speed limit if he left his house at 8:15 a.m. and arrived at his office 60 miles away at 9:00 a.m. Write the proof using the paragraph method.Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let assume that john stayed at 55mph. thoughout. And if this is true than he would have travelled: 0.75*55=41.25 milies. So hence, he did exceed 55mph. PAul.