# Simpson drives his car with an average velocity of 48.0 km/h to the east. How long will it take him to drive 144 km on a straight highway?

Nov 5, 2017

It take him $3.0 h$to drive 144 km on a straight highway going east.

#### Explanation:

In $1 h$ Simpson goes $48.0 k$ east.
In $H$ Simpson goes $144 k$ east.

Then: $\frac{1 h}{H} = \frac{48.0 \cancel{k}}{144 \cancel{k}}$

$1 h \times 144 = H \times 48.0$

$H = \frac{144 h}{48.0} = 3.0 h$