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 3 years ago
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.
 3 years ago
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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hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so distance1=71 speed1=x distance2=10 speed2=x5 since speed=distance/time we can write it like this time=distance/speed following me?

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since total time is 50 we can write equation as 50=(71/x)+(10/x5)

mathtard
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so am I suppse to solve or just write the equation?

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ill solve it for u dont worry but do u understand it? lemme know if u wanna solve it urself

mathtard
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I understand. No go ahead.

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0gimme a minute i think i made a calc error trying to go through what i go wrong

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0noooooooo ok ill check calc again

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry once again if i wasnt helpful

AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0helo me in doing physics

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if he was going at 17.03 then u subtract 5 u should get 12.03

hahd
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then subtracted 5 to get 0.27 i dont know how u would get 17.03

mathtard
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry didn't mean to ditch you.
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