# SOLUTION: Two cars leave a city at the same time and travel along straight highways that differ in direction by 80º. One car averages 60 miles per hour and the other averages 50 miles per ho

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Travel -> SOLUTION: Two cars leave a city at the same time and travel along straight highways that differ in direction by 80º. One car averages 60 miles per hour and the other averages 50 miles per ho      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Word Problems: Travel and Distance Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 602460: Two cars leave a city at the same time and travel along straight highways that differ in direction by 80º. One car averages 60 miles per hour and the other averages 50 miles per hour. How far apart will the cars be after 30 minutes? Round to the nearest tenth of a mile.Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!using the Law of Cosines x^2 = 30^2 + 25^2 - [2 * 30 * 25 * cos(80º)]