anonymous
  • anonymous
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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anonymous
  • anonymous
give me a sec
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok!
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so distance1=71 speed1=x distance2=10 speed2=x-5 since speed=distance/time we can write it like this time=distance/speed following me?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
since total time is 50 we can write equation as 50=(71/x)+(10/x-5)
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so am I suppse to solve or just write the equation?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ill solve it for u dont worry but do u understand it? lemme know if u wanna solve it urself
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think I understand. No go ahead.
anonymous
  • anonymous
gimme a minute i think i made a calc error trying to go through what i go wrong
anonymous
  • anonymous
is tht right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
mathtard u there?
anonymous
  • anonymous
it says wrong
anonymous
  • anonymous
noooooooo ok ill check calc again
anonymous
  • anonymous
k
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry if its not 5.27
anonymous
  • anonymous
then i dont know
anonymous
  • anonymous
5.27 and 0.27 make sense
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry once again if i wasnt helpful
AravindG
  • AravindG
hahd can u help me?/
anonymous
  • anonymous
hey did u ditch me
anonymous
  • anonymous
no im here
anonymous
  • anonymous
is the answer right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
5.27
anonymous
  • anonymous
and 0.27
AravindG
  • AravindG
helo me in doing physics
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok aravind post question
anonymous
  • anonymous
17.03 and 5.27
anonymous
  • anonymous
tht doesnt make sense
anonymous
  • anonymous
if he was going at 17.03 then u subtract 5 u should get 12.03
saifoo.khan
  • saifoo.khan
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i got 5.27 saifoo
anonymous
  • anonymous
then subtracted 5 to get 0.27 i dont know how u would get 17.03
anonymous
  • anonymous
saifoo u there u?
anonymous
  • anonymous
got ditched again
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry didn't mean to ditch you.

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