SOLUTION: two planes leave from Dallas, Texas. The first plane travels east at a rate of 250 mph. The second plane travels west at a speed of 225 mph. How long will it take for them to be 28

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 Question 398224: two planes leave from Dallas, Texas. The first plane travels east at a rate of 250 mph. The second plane travels west at a speed of 225 mph. How long will it take for them to be 2850 miles apart? Answer by stanbon(57346)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!two planes leave from Dallas, Texas. The first plane travels east at a rate of 250 mph. The second plane travels west at a speed of 225 mph. How long will it take for them to be 2850 miles apart? --------------- They are separating at the rate of 250+225 = 475 mph --- time = distance/rate --- time = 2850/475 = 6 hrs. =========================== Cheers, Stan H.