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princess1

  • 3 years ago

A passenger train, traveling at 60 miles per hour, leaves Fairfax station at 2:00 PM and heads for Springbrook, 200 miles away. At the same time, a freight train, traveling 80 miles per hour, leaves Springbrook heading for Fairfax. When will the two trains meet? Show steps thnk you pls i will give you the highest medal there exists so pls pls with a cherry on top answer this question will also become Fan

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  1. rahul91
    • 3 years ago
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    the time taken by both the trains to travel the distances where they meet wiil be same .agree?

  2. princess1
    • 3 years ago
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    agree but how do you tell/solve?

  3. rahul91
    • 3 years ago
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    ok take the distance traveled by the passenger train = x . so the distance traveled by the freight train = 200-x now can you solve? equating the time

  4. princess1
    • 3 years ago
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    Yes thnk you sooooooo much 1 fan & 1 gold metal listed above :)

  5. rahul91
    • 3 years ago
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    :) i'm happy that u got it easily

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