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Question:

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?

A 8 miles
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.