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# If Julia is traveling along a highway at a constant speed of 50 miles per hour, how far does she travel in two hours and 30 minutes?

Upper level algebra
If Julia is traveling along a highway at a constant speed of 50 miles per hour, how far does she travel in two hours and 30 minutes?

## Expert Answers (2)

2021-05-21
2021-08-04

The distance travelled dd is the rate rr multiplied by time tt:
$$\displaystyle{d}={r}{t}$$
Substitute r=50 miles per hour and t=2.5 hours (2 hr 30 min):
$$\displaystyle{d}={\left({50}\right)}{\left({2.5}\right)}$$
$$\displaystyle{d}={125}\ {m}{i}le{s}$$