Ashley drove at an average speed of 60mi/h from her home in San Francisco to visit her sister in Tampa. She stayed in Tampa 10 hours, and on the trip back averaged 40mi/h. She returned home 44 hours after leaving. How many miles is San Francisco from Tampa?

a) Write an equation using the information as it is given above that can be solved to answer this question. Use r as your varible to represent the amount of time Ashley spent driving from San Francisco to Tampa.

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b) How many miles is San Francisco from Tampa?

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