An aircraft flies over Boondock Air Force Base at 10:20 a.m. At 10:32 a.m, the plane passes over Sea Side Naval Air Station, 120 miles away. How fast is the aircraft traveling?
600 mph.
400 mph.
500 mph.
700 mph.
Detailed Explanation
The aircraft travels 120 miles in 12 minutes, which is 1/5 of an hour. Therefore, in 55 (one) hour, it would travel 5 × 120, or 600 miles. The aircraft is traveling 600 miles per hour.
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