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You can travel 40 miles on a motorcycle in the same time that it takes to travel 15 miles on a bicycle. If your motorcycle's rate is 20 miles per hour faster than your bicycle's rate, find the speed of the motorcycle and bicycle.

motorcycle = 32mph
bicycle = 12 mph

Are these correct?

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    15=BT (15/T)=b

    t= one and one fourth


    You are correct

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