# SOLUTION: A train travels at a rate of (4x+5) miles per hour. How many miles can it travel at that rate in (x-1) hours? i have tried this question multiple times and eneded up getting the

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 294598: A train travels at a rate of (4x+5) miles per hour. How many miles can it travel at that rate in (x-1) hours? i have tried this question multiple times and eneded up getting the same 4 answers: 3x-4 miles 5x-4 miles 4x(squared)+x-5 miles and 4x(squared)-9x-5 milesAnswer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Use: d = r*t where d = distance (miles), r = rate (mph), and t = time of travel (hrs). d = r*t Substitute r = (4x+5)mph and t = (x-1)hrs. d = (4x+5)*(x-1) Use FOIL to multiply. d = 4x^2-4x+5x-5 Simplify. d = 4x^2+x-5 miles.