Posted by **john** on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 10:34am.

two trains leave at the same time from two different stations 284 miles apart, traveling toward each other at 33 mph and 38 mph respectively. how long will it take for them to meet?

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 11:40am
33x + 38x = 284

Solve for x.

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**I. Kan**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 12:37pm
THIS IS EASY MAN

33X+38X=284 ADD VARIABLES "X"

71X=284 SIMPLIFY

X=284/71 SIMPLE DIVISION

X=4

CHECK YOURS ANSWER. IS THIS CORRECT FOR X? ASK YOURSELF

ORIGINAL EQUATION IS 33X+38X=284

PUT THE VALE OF X=4 IN THE EQUATION

33(4)+38(4)=284

132+152=284

284=284

HENCE PROVED THAT L.H.S= R.H.S

LIFT HAND SIDE = RIGHT HAND SIDE

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**Sandy**, Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 1:32pm
33x+38x=284

71x=284

71x/71=284/71

x=284/71

x=4

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7:38pm
how many ways can you make this equation true 24 x 18 = 432 x

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