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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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give me a sec
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ok!
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ok so
distance1=71 speed1=x
distance2=10 speed2=x-5
since speed=distance/time
we can write it like this
time=distance/speed
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since total time is 50
we can write equation as
50=(71/x)+(10/x-5)
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ok so am I suppse to solve or just write the equation?
hahd
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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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I think I understand. No go ahead.
hahd
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gimme a minute i think i made a calc error trying to go through what i go wrong
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is tht right?
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mathtard u there?
mathtard
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it says wrong
hahd
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noooooooo ok ill check calc again
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k
hahd
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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
AravindG
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hahd can u help me?/
hahd
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hey did u ditch me
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no im here
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is the answer right?
hahd
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5.27
hahd
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and 0.27
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helo me in doing physics
hahd
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ok aravind post question
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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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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?
hahd
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got ditched again
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sorry didn't mean to ditch you.