# Algebra

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Two planes are 4,800 miles apart, and their speeds differ by 200 mph. They travel toward each other and meet in four hours. Find the speed of the slower plane. HELP!!!!!

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F+S=distance/time
S+200+S=4800/4
solve for S, then solve for F

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