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Posted by **````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````** on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 7:46pm.

A SHIP TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK TO SOUTHAMPTON ENGLAND AT 33 MILES PER HOUR. A PLANE TRAVELING 605 MILES PER HOUR TAKES 104 HOURS LESS TIME TO MAKE THE SAME TRIP. HOW FAR APART ARE THE TWO CITIES?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 7:51pmhttp://www.indo.com/cgi-bin/dist?place1=New+York%2C+NY&place2=Southampton%2C+UK

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 8:46pmlet the time taken for the ship be t hours

then the time taken by the plane is t-104 hours

so 605(t-104) = 33t

solve for t, then evaluate 33t