# SOLUTION: A race car driver traveled 240 miles in 2 1/2 hours his rate of speed was A 100 mph B 120 mph C 96 mph D 90 mph

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Square-cubic-other-roots Question 335929: A race car driver traveled 240 miles in 2 1/2 hours his rate of speed was A 100 mph B 120 mph C 96 mph D 90 mphAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28715)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Distance = Rate * Time Note: Rate is the same as speed So we have the formula d=rt Since we're given that "A race car driver traveled 240 miles in 2 1/2", we know that and or So plug these values into the given formula to get . Then multiply both sides by 2 to get and then divide both sides by 5 to get So the driver's speed is 96 mph. So the answer is C) If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, feel free to check out my website. Jim