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i have problems with word problems....a girl drove 250 miles in the same amount of time it took a turbopeller plane to travel 1050 miles. The speed of the plane was 160 mph faster than the speed of the car. find the speed of the plane?? HELP

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  1. anonymous
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    ok, you know s=v*t where s is distance, v is speed, t is time. lets draw a table car plane s 250 1050 v x x+160 t t = t t=s/v so 250/x = 1050/(x+160) then solve this equation :)

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    your a lifesaver! thanks!

  3. anonymous
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    np :D

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