How long does it take you to get to the other side of town? How long does it take to get to the other side of the country? If you were planning a road trip from New York City to Los Angeles,
how long would it take? How would your trip change if you flew instead? When you plan a trip or vacation, it is useful to first estimate your travel time. Travel time depends on the vehicle
you use, how fast you travel, the route you take, and even the terrain. For example, driving over rugged mountains can take longer than driving over flat farmland. With this information, you
can plan your trip so you arrive at your final destination on time.