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Posted by on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 1:10pm.

During the first part of a trip, a canoeist travels 69 miles at a certain speed. The canoeist travels 2 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed 5 mph slower. The total time for the trip is 3 hrs. What was the speed on each part of the trip?

  • algebra - , Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 8:58pm

    T2 = 2mi / 5mi/h. = 0.4h.

    T1 = 3 - 0.4 = 2.6h.

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