# SOLUTION: two cars leave the same point traveling in opposite direction. the second car travels 10 mph fasterthan the first and after 3 hours they are 330 miles apart. how fast is each car t

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 Question 41086: two cars leave the same point traveling in opposite direction. the second car travels 10 mph fasterthan the first and after 3 hours they are 330 miles apart. how fast is each car traveling?thanks very muchAnswer by fractalier(2101)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the slower car travel at a rate of r. The faster travels at a rate of r+10. We always use rate*time = distance in these travel problems. Here their combined distance after 3 hours is 330 miles...so 3r + 3(r+10) = 330 3r + 3r + 30 = 330 6r + 30 = 330 6r = 300 r = 50 r+10 = 60