# SOLUTION: A bus leaves a station at 1p.m., traveling west at an average rate of 44 mi/h. One hour later a second bus leaves the same station, traveling east at a rate of 48 mi/h. At what tim

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 29629: A bus leaves a station at 1p.m., traveling west at an average rate of 44 mi/h. One hour later a second bus leaves the same station, traveling east at a rate of 48 mi/h. At what time will the two buses be 274 mi apart?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the time be x Equation: 44(x+1)+48(x)=274 44x+44+48x=274 92x=230 x=2.5 Hence, aafter 2.5 hours the busses will be 274 milies apart. Paul.