# Places A and B are 80 km apart from each other.A car starts from A and other from B at the same time.If they move in the same direction,they meet in 8 hours and if they move in opposite direction they meet in 1 hour and 20 minutes.find speed ?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 2, 2018

#### Answer:

The speeds are

#### Explanation:

Let the speeds of the cars be

and

**Firstly, for the cars moving in the same direction**

Let the distance travelled by the second car be

Then,

Combining these

**Secondly, for the cars moving in the opposite direction**

Let the distance travelled by the second car be

Then,

Combining these

Solving equations