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Two cyclist A and B traveled the same distance of 120 kilometers. A traveled 4 kilometers per hour faster than B and covered the distance in one hour less than B. Find the rate of each.
 2 years ago
Two cyclist A and B traveled the same distance of 120 kilometers. A traveled 4 kilometers per hour faster than B and covered the distance in one hour less than B. Find the rate of each.

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Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(x+4)\[\frac{ 120 }{ x+4 }=\frac{ 120 }{ x }+1\] x is the rate at which B is travelling (ie. xkm/h)

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Wait it's incorrect for some reason. I made a mistake.

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Tried solving it, but nothing came out.

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1120/(x+4) =120/x +1 120/(x+4) =(120+x)/x 120x =(120+x)(x+4) 120x =120x +480 +x^2 +4x x^2 +4x +480 =0

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1which has NO real SOLUTION

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It is should be 120/(x+4) =120/x 1

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Beacuse A takes 1 hour less than B

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1358852927217:dw

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1U need to solve it

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah. A bit of confusion but we got there.

higiraffe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x is a imaginary number.

higiraffe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 + 21.82i or 221.82i

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 120 }{ x+4 }=\frac{ 120 }{ x }1\]

higiraffe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh really sorry, I have a mistake. x=24.

Azteck
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's incorrect still. Try again.

higiraffe
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0really?? . so, x=20, right??? Don't tell me it's still incorect ..:(
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