SOLUTION: two cars, 325 kilometers apart, travel toward each other. one car travels at a rate of 70 km/h and the other at 60km/h. after how many hours will they meet?

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 Question 253129: two cars, 325 kilometers apart, travel toward each other. one car travels at a rate of 70 km/h and the other at 60km/h. after how many hours will they meet?Found 2 solutions by stanbon, richwmiller:Answer by stanbon(57282)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!two cars, 325 kilometers apart, travel toward each other. one car travels at a rate of 70 km/h and the other at 60km/h. after how many hours will they meet? --------------- The closing speed is (70+60)= 130 km/h ------------------ time = distance/rate time = 325/130 = 2.5 hours. ================================== Cheers, Stan H. Answer by richwmiller(9135)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!70t+60t=325 rt=d in this case rt+rt=d t=5/2=2.5 hours check 2.5*70+2.5*60=325 140+35+120+30=325 260+65=325 325=325 ok