Mathematics
brendalicius98
2016-04-12 09:53:27
Tom took a trip 1020 miles.he traveled by train at 55 miles an hour and the same number of hours by plane at 285 mph.how many hours did the trip take
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LidiaDevick232
2016-04-12 10:00:43

55t+285t=1020  combine like terms on left side 340t=1020  divide both sides by 340 t=3 hours However that t is for the amount of time spent on the train and the same amount of time spend on the plane.  So the total time for the trip is 2 times t, which is: 6 hours.

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