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A plane flew at a constant speed between Denver and Chicago. It took the plane 1.5 hours to fly 915 miles. Map of the Midwest from Denver to Chicago Copyright Owner: American Fact Finder License: Public Domain Via: Original URL: (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  1. Complete the table.time (hours)distance (miles)speed (miles per hour)
  2. How far does the plane fly in one hour?
  3. How far would the plane fly in tt hours at this speed?
  4. If dd represents the distance that the plane flies at this speed for tt hours, write an equation that relates tt and dd.
  5. How far would the plane fly in 3 hours at this speed? in 3.5 hours? Explain or show your reasoning.