# SOLUTION: A bus and a car leave from the same city traveling in opposite directions. The bus leaves 2 hours before the car does. The bus travels at a steady speed of 50 mph while the car tra

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 Question 359662: A bus and a car leave from the same city traveling in opposite directions. The bus leaves 2 hours before the car does. The bus travels at a steady speed of 50 mph while the car travels at 70 mph. After how many hours will the bus and car be 800 miles apart? If h represents the number of hours the bus travels, then which of the following expressions represents the number of miles the car travels? 70(h + 2) 70(h - 2) 70hAnswer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, *Note: distance = rate*time If h represents the number of hours the bus travels question states: bus leaves 2 hours before the car does. therefore # hours the car travels is(h-2) car travels at 70 mph. 70(h-2) represents the number of miles the car travels ```