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14 July, 17:29

A Ferrari is heading south at a constant speed on Broadway (a north/south street) at the same time a Mercedes is heading west on Aloha Avenue (an east/west street). The Ferrari is 624 feet north of the intersection of Broadway and Aloha, at the same time that the Mercedes is 400 feet east of the intersection. Assume the Mercedes is traveling at the constant speed of 32 miles/hour.

Find the speed of the Ferrari so that a collision occurs in the intersection of Broadway and Aloha.

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  1. 14 July, 17:36
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    49.92 miles/hour

    Step-by-step explanation:

    32 miles/hour = 32 * 5280 = 168960 ft/hour

    For the collision to occur, both cars must arrive at the intersection at the same time.

    The time it takes for the Mercedes to travel 400 feet at the rate of 168960 ft/hour is 400 / 168960 = 0.002367 hours

    So the Ferrari should take the same time to travel 624 feet as well, its speed would be

    624 / 0.002367 = 263577.6 ft/hour or 263577.6 / 5280 = 49.92 miles/hour
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