# A car is traveling at 44 mph. How long will it take to travel 99 miles?

Given the car's speed (s)= 44 mph

We need to determine the time ( t) that takes the car to travel 99 miles.

We are given the speed ( s) and the distance ( d). Then, we can use the distance formula to calculate the time required.

We know that:

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Given the car's speed (s)= 44 mph

We need to determine the time ( t) that takes the car to travel 99 miles.

We are given the speed ( s) and the distance ( d). Then, we can use the distance formula to calculate the time required.

We know that:

Speed ( mph)= distance ( mile) / time ( hour)

We will cross multiply:

==> speed * time = distance

Now we will divide by speed.

==> time = distance/ speed.

Now we will substitute with given values.

==> time = 99 / 44= 9/4 ( hour)

==> t= 2.25 ( hour) = 2: 15

Then, the time required for the car to travel 99 miles at 44 mph speed is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

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