# SOLUTION: in a 500 mile race, car A averaged 100 mph , and car B averaged 90mph. apporx. how many miles from the finish line will the slower car be when the faster car completes the race?

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 Question 5739: in a 500 mile race, car A averaged 100 mph , and car B averaged 90mph. apporx. how many miles from the finish line will the slower car be when the faster car completes the race? Answer by Abbey(339)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!car A finished the race in 5 hours: distance/rate = time 500miles/100mph=5 hours car b is 10mph slower than car a 10mph*5 hours = 50 miles