# SOLUTION: At 2:00 pm, two cars start toward each other from towns 240 miles apart. If the rate of one car is 10 mph faster than the other, how fast does each car go, if they meet at 5:00 P.M

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 131960: At 2:00 pm, two cars start toward each other from towns 240 miles apart. If the rate of one car is 10 mph faster than the other, how fast does each car go, if they meet at 5:00 P.M.?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!240/3=x+x+10 2x+10=80 2x=80-10 2x=70 x=70/2 x=35 answer for the slower car. 35+10=45 answer for the faster car. proof: 3*35+3*45=240 105+135=240 240=240