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  • one year ago

Yumi and Juan pick up litter along the highway at the same rate. Yumi picks up litter for 3 miles and takes two hours longer than Juan, who picks up litter for 2 miles. If it took Juan x hours, how long did it take Yumi? 1 hour 20 minutes 3 hours 20 minutes 4 hours 6 hours

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  1. Here_to_Help15
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  2. anonymous
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    rate = distance/time Juan's rate = 2/x Yumi's rate = 3/(x+2) The rates are equal so, \[\frac{ 2 }{ x }=\frac{ 3 }{ x+2 }\]

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