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Linear Equations - Bonus Question

Identify the correct equation in order to determine the original speed X.

  • I was driving toward California at X miles an hour. I drove at this speed for 2 hours.
  • I doubled my speed to get there quicker and drove for 3 hours.
  • I had to stop for a half hour after getting pulled over by the highway patrol. I then reduced my speed to what it was before doubling and proceeded on for another 3 hours.
  • I got stuck in slow traffic and had to reduce my speed in half for 2 hours.
  • I stopped for 1 hour for lunch.
  • I resumed at my original speed of X miles an hour for 3 hours and arrived at my destination 1000 miles from where I started.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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