# Cars P and Q are approaching each other on the same highway.

Cars P and Q are approaching each other on the same highway. Car P is moving at 46 mph northbound and Car Q is moving at 54 mph southbound. At 2:00 pm, they are approaching each other and 190 miles apart. Eventually they pass each other. At what clock time are they moving away from each other and 35 miles apart?

## Answer/Solution

4:15 pm

### Steps/Work

Total distance, which should be covered by both cars is 190+35=225 miles.

Let t be the time so the equation will be 46t+54t=225 thus,

t=2.25 hours

Answer: D

Let t be the time so the equation will be 46t+54t=225 thus,

t=2.25 hours

Answer: D