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anonymous
 5 years ago
if jim rides his bike to his office, he averages 12mph. if he drives his car, he averages 36mph. his time is 1/4 hours less then his time bicyling. how far is his office?
anonymous
 5 years ago
if jim rides his bike to his office, he averages 12mph. if he drives his car, he averages 36mph. his time is 1/4 hours less then his time bicyling. how far is his office?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can someone help me on this one please :(

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if he drives he takes an X amount of hours to get there and 1/4 X if he bikes.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Woops sorry if he bikes he takes an X amount of time but when he drives he makes 1/4 X of that time.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so both have something in common when you drive and bike. Do you know what that is?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well if you cant tell its how far they travel. Regardless if you use a car or a bike you travel a Y amount 1/4 X * 36 = Y X * 12 = Y you can do the rest. Tell me if you are still lost.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so do you add like terms?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Umm well want to know how far he travels which is Y but its really hard to do it with that X in there so what you can do is isolate X on each one and substitute

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you will have X = whatever for equation 1 X = whatever for equation 2 and you get whatever for equation 1= whatever for equation 2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok... lol im sorry im just really bad at these kind of problems

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok isolate X like I said and write it down

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so do i multiply w/ 1/4? (the second prob.)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0.. i guess im just really confused...
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