# SOLUTION: If city A is 450 miles east of city B, and car C leaves A for B at 50 miles an hour, and car D leaves City B for city A at 60 miles an hour, at what point does car C meet D?

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 Question 192843: If city A is 450 miles east of city B, and car C leaves A for B at 50 miles an hour, and car D leaves City B for city A at 60 miles an hour, at what point does car C meet D?Answer by stanbon(57956)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If city A is 450 miles east of city B, and car C leaves A for B at 50 miles an hour, and car D leaves City B for city A at 60 miles an hour, at what point does car C meet D? ----------------------- A to B DATA: rate = 50 mph ; time = x hours ; distance = 50x miles ------------------------- B to A DATA: rate = 60 mph ; time = x hours ; distance = 60x miles ------------------------- Equation: miles + miles = 450 miles 50x + 60x = 450 110x = 450 x = 4.09 hours ------------------ 50x = 50*4.09 = 204.55 miles from A toward B 60x = 60*4.09 = 245.45 miles from B toward A ================================================= Cheers, Stan H.