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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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  1. hahd Group Title
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    give me a sec

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  2. mathtard Group Title
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    ok!

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  3. hahd Group Title
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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 following me?

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    since total time is 50 we can write equation as 50=(71/x)+(10/x-5)

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  5. mathtard Group Title
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    ok so am I suppse to solve or just write the equation?

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  6. hahd Group Title
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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.

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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?

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  11. mathtard Group Title
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    it says wrong

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  12. hahd Group Title
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    noooooooo ok ill check calc again

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  13. mathtard Group Title
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    k

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  14. hahd Group Title
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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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    no im here

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    is the answer right?

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  22. hahd Group Title
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    5.27

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  23. hahd Group Title
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    and 0.27

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    helo me in doing physics

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  25. hahd Group Title
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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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  28. hahd Group Title
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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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  31. hahd Group Title
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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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  34. mathtard Group Title
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    sorry didn't mean to ditch you.

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