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anonymous
 5 years ago
flying to warsaw with a tailwind a plane averaged 231 km/h. on the return trip the plan only averaged 173 km/h while flying back into the same wind. find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
anonymous
 5 years ago
flying to warsaw with a tailwind a plane averaged 231 km/h. on the return trip the plan only averaged 173 km/h while flying back into the same wind. find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0speed = distance/time. since the distance stays the same, we can solve for the rest of it....somehow :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As + Ws = 231 As  Ws = 173 As = 231  Ws and As = 173 + Ws in other words: 231  Ws = 173 + Ws Solve for Ws....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0231  173 = Ws + Ws 58 = 2Ws 58/2 = Ws 29 = Ws The Wind speed should be 29 km/hour

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As + 29 = 231 As = 231  29 Air speed = 202 km/hr best double check me work tho :)
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