# Algebra

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Two cyclists leave towns 240km apart at the same time and travel toward each other. One cyclist travels 10km/h slower than the other. If they meet in 5 hours, what is the rate of each cyclisst?

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distance= rate*time
240=(v+v-10)*5hrs where v is the faster velocity
solve for v. The other rider is v-10.

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