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During the first part of a trip,a canoeist travels 71 miles at a certain speed. The conoeist travels 10 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed of 5mph slower. The total time for the trip is 5 hours. What was the speed of each part of the trip.
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mathtard Group Title
During the first part of a trip,a canoeist travels 71 miles at a certain speed. The conoeist travels 10 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed of 5mph slower. The total time for the trip is 5 hours. What was the speed of each part of the trip.
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ok so distance1=71 speed1=x distance2=10 speed2=x5 since speed=distance/time we can write it like this time=distance/speed following me?
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since total time is 50 we can write equation as 50=(71/x)+(10/x5)
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mathtard Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so am I suppse to solve or just write the equation?
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ill solve it for u dont worry but do u understand it? lemme know if u wanna solve it urself
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mathtard Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think I understand. No go ahead.
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hahd Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
gimme a minute i think i made a calc error trying to go through what i go wrong
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mathtard u there?
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it says wrong
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noooooooo ok ill check calc again
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sorry if its not 5.27
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then i dont know
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5.27 and 0.27 make sense
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sorry once again if i wasnt helpful
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hahd can u help me?/
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hey did u ditch me
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mathtard Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no im here
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is the answer right?
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helo me in doing physics
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hahd Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok aravind post question
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mathtard Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
17.03 and 5.27
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tht doesnt make sense
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if he was going at 17.03 then u subtract 5 u should get 12.03
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Still Stuck?
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hahd Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got 5.27 saifoo
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then subtracted 5 to get 0.27 i dont know how u would get 17.03
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saifoo u there u?
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got ditched again
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mathtard Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry didn't mean to ditch you.
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