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Two towns are 420 miles apart. A car leaves the first town traveling toward the second town at 55 mph. At the same time, a second car leaves the other town and heads toward the first town at 65 mph. How long will it take for the two cars to meet?

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    the distance traversed is 420miles
    the combined velocity is 120


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    If you don't visualize that, here is a more traditional approach.
    the first car travels=55*t
    the second car travels=60t
    they both travel 420

    or t=420/120

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    thank you, i have trouble "translating" a word problem to an equation, but thanks!

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