## 4. Two cars leave town at the same time going in the same direction. One travels 55 mi/h and the other travels 48 mi/h. In how m

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Answer:7 hours

Step-by-step explanation:The difference in speed of the cars is

55 mph – 48 mph = 7 mph

How long does it take for a difference of 7 mph to yield a difference in distance of 49 miles?

speed = distance/time

distance = speed * time

time = distance/speed

time = 49 miles/7 mph

time = 7 hours