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Two boys on bicycles start from the same place and ride in opposite directions. One rides twice as fast as the other one. In 3 hours, they are 27 kilometers apart. What is the rate of speed for each boy?
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Two boys on bicycles start from the same place and ride in opposite directions. One rides twice as fast as the other one. In 3 hours, they are 27 kilometers apart. What is the rate of speed for each boy?
 one year ago
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countonme123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
help me out guys/girls. :)
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
27 = 3(x+2x) solve for x
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah so x is first boy speed in the equation. can u figure out second boys speed ?
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countonme123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes i see twice as much so (2)3 = 6
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countonme123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
please view my next question as well
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countonme123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is similar but i dont think its the same steps thank you
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok.. but did you get why we added the speeds in above case ?
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countonme123Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes because that was the total distance apart
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ganeshie8Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
cool.. post the next Q :)
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