This morning, Taryn drove 13 miles to the library and then returned home. In the afternoon, she drove 9 miles to the movies and returned home. How much farther did Taryn travel in the morning?

This morning, Taryn drove 13 miles to the library and then returned home. In the afternoon, she drove 9 miles to the movies and returned home. How much farther did Taryn travel in the morning?

Detailed Explanation

The total distance traveled in the morning was 13 × 2 = 26 miles. The total distance traveled in the afternoon was 9 × 2 = 18 miles. The difference between the two distances is 26 – 18 = 8 miles.