Today’s mathematic lesson is a lesson in truck during relative to speed depending upon a series of independent variables.
If we take the speed limit as a base, we can assign the following values to each variable:
Dodge deduct 0 mph
Chevrolet deduct 1 mph
Ford deduct 2 mph
Nissan deduct 3 mph
For each model year prior to 2000, deduct 0.5 mph
If windows are open deduct 2 mph
If truck is red deduct 3 mph
If driver is wearing a cap deduct 3 mph
Using the above information, solve the following word problem….
If the speed limit is 55, how fast will a red 1998 Nissan truck with the windows open and a cap wearing driver be traveling?
Answer – slowly enough to make my eye twitch.