Brian and Alice depart at the same time from Boston for a cross country trip to a friend’s house in California. Brian is driving a sports car. Alice is driving a mini-van.
Use the reading aid to determine if there is sufficient data in the two statements below to answer this question: Does Brian arrive first?
Statement (1) Brian’s odometer shows that he drove 2,997 miles when he arrived at their friend’s house at 4 p.m. on Friday.
Statement (2) Alice’s rate of speed was 80 miles per hour, not including a short side trip in the country when she traveled an average speed of 50 miles per hour.