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Homework Help: Math

Posted by Michael on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 6:10pm.

Runner A crosses the starting line of a marathon and runs at an average pace of 5.6 miles per hour. Half an hour later, Runner B crosses the starting line and runs at an average rate of 6.4 miles per hour. If the length of the marathon is 26.2 miles, which runner will finish ahead of the other?Explain.

Ok, is the equation this:

5.6+6.4(x+30)=26.2

If not, can you help me?

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