Posted by Judy on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 11:52pm.
How do I work this problem? Flying with the wind, an airplane can travel 1080 miles in six hours, but against the wind, it goes 360 miles in half the time. Find the air speed and wind speed

11  SraJMcGin, Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 2:30am
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algebra  Steve, Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 12:56pm
plane's normal speed = s
wind speed = w
1080(s+w) = 6
360/(sw) = 3
6s + 6w = 1080
3s  3w = 360
12s = 1800
s = 150
w = 30
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