## Rosemary is driving to Chicago, and she is 84 miles away. She wants to arrive in 1.5 hours. What rate of speed will she have to maintain to

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Rosemary is driving to Chicago, and she is 84 miles away. She wants to arrive in 1.5 hours. What rate of speed will she have to maintain to arrive in that time?

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Rosemary needs to maintain 126 mph.

Rosemary needs to maintain 65 mph.

Rosemary needs to maintain 56 mph.

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Answer:56 mph

Step-by-step explanation:Process of elimination. 126 mph is much too high because it’s more than the distance and they will arrive too early. 65 + 65 ÷ 2 = 97.5, that’s more than 84 miles. The reason we divide by 2 is because of the .5. Now all we have is 56 mph. To check, 56 + 56 ÷ 2 = 84