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anonymous
 5 years ago
Two boats leave a port at the same time, one going north and other traveling south. The northbound boat travles 16 mph faster than the southbound boat. If the southbound boat is traveling at 47 mph, how long will it be before they are 1430 miles apart?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Two boats leave a port at the same time, one going north and other traveling south. The northbound boat travles 16 mph faster than the southbound boat. If the southbound boat is traveling at 47 mph, how long will it be before they are 1430 miles apart?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No i am im in elementry algerbra

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you help me with this, its a little confusing

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know i have tried to solve it many times let me keep trying

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I am here sorry, How did you do it?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so the first thing you want to do is compare the two and make a relationship

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are two things that the boats have in common the the rate unit and the distance right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the formula that ties speed, time, and distance is d=st

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0distance = speed times time

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, I forgot to put the formula

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0time can also be represented as a rate in this case we have mph

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so would you now set the equation up

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0therefore it would be appropriate to say distance= speed times rate

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so one boat is going x mph the other boat is going 16+x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the only thing that ties these two boats together is the distance so we can assume the equation will be equal to 1430 or the distance

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the other side would be related because it shares a common unit the rate or mph

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the rates are 63 mph and 47 mph

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the final equation looks like 1430=63t+ 47t

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, your welcome if you have any other questions i can help

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay Well that was my last problem though But if I have anymore question I will ask away!
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