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# The number of miles traveled

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The number of miles traveled [#permalink]  09 Oct 2017, 02:41
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 Quantity A Quantity B The number of miles traveled by a car that traveled for four hours at an average speed of 40 miles per hour The number of miles traveled by a train that traveled for two and a half hours at an average speed of 70 miles per hour

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: The number of miles traveled [#permalink]  09 Oct 2017, 04:12
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 Quantity A Quantity B The number of miles traveled by a car that traveled for four hours at an average speed of 40 miles per hour The number of miles traveled by a train that traveled for two and a half hours at an average speed of 70 miles per hour

For QTY A we have

Dist = speed * TIme

= 40 * 4 = 160 miles.

For QTY B we have

Dist = speed * TIme

= 70 * 2.5 = 175 miles.

Therefore Option B
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