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Two small planes start from the same point and fly in the opposite directions. The first plane is flying 35 mph slower than the second plane. In 2 hrs, the planes are 530 mi apart. Find the rate of the slow plane.

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    separation speed = v + v + 35 =2v+35

    (2v+35)(2) = 530
    You should be able to take it from there.

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    Thank you

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    You are welcome :)

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    How would you do it if the planes were goin in the same direction?

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