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anonymous

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Mike and Jamal are 9 miles apart, and are planning to meet up. Mike is walking at an average speed of 3 miles per hour to meet Jamal. Jamal is driving at an average speed of 25 miles per hour to meet Mike.

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  1. misty1212
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    HI!!

  2. anonymous
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    Which equation can be used to find t, the time it takes for Mike and Jamal to meet? 25t – 3t = 0 25t – 3t = 9 25t + 3t = 1 25t + 3t = 9

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  3. misty1212
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    don't you hate word problems?

  4. misty1212
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    and look at those answers!!

  5. anonymous
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    Haha.. yeah. Sometimes they get a little difficult. But, I want to know how to do this properly so I don't mess up on my exam!

  6. misty1212
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    i would have said solve \[28t=9\] or just compute \[\frac{9}{28}\] but i guess they want you do pretend you are an idiot and not know that \(25t+3t=28t\)

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you! :) I got it now!

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