algebra

posted by .

two trains leave at the same time from two different stations 284 miles apart, traveling toward each other at 33 mph and 38 mph respectively. how long will it take for them to meet?

  • algebra -

    33x + 38x = 284

    Solve for x.

  • algebra -

    THIS IS EASY MAN

    33X+38X=284 ADD VARIABLES "X"
    71X=284 SIMPLIFY
    X=284/71 SIMPLE DIVISION
    X=4

    CHECK YOURS ANSWER. IS THIS CORRECT FOR X? ASK YOURSELF

    ORIGINAL EQUATION IS 33X+38X=284
    PUT THE VALE OF X=4 IN THE EQUATION
    33(4)+38(4)=284
    132+152=284
    284=284
    HENCE PROVED THAT L.H.S= R.H.S
    LIFT HAND SIDE = RIGHT HAND SIDE

  • algebra -

    33x+38x=284
    71x=284
    71x/71=284/71
    x=284/71
    x=4

  • algebra -

    how many ways can you make this equation true 24 x 18 = 432 x

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Help!...Math...

    Two cars leave town going opposite directions. One car is traveling 55 mph, and the other is traveling 65 mph How long will it take before they are 180 miles apart?
  2. math

    two trains leave at the same time from stations 284 miles apart, traveling toward each other at 33mph and 38 mph respectively. how long will it take them to meet?
  3. Algebra 2

    two people, john and mary, are 200 miles apart and leave at the same time to meet. They are driving toward each other at constant rate on the same straight road. John is traveling at 45 mph and Mary is traveling at 35 mph. When they …
  4. Simple Math Question

    two people, john and mary, are 200 miles apart and leave at the same time to meet. They are driving toward each other at constant rate on the same straight road. John is traveling at 45 mph and Mary is traveling at 35 mph. When they …
  5. Algebra

    You and your friend live 12 miles apart. You leave home at the same time and travel toward each other. You walk at a rate of 4 mph and your friend bicycles at a rate of 11 mph. A) How long after you leave home will you meet?
  6. Math

    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 …
  7. Algebra 1

    Two bullet trains leave the station at the same time traveling in opposite direction. The northbound train goes 125 mph and the southbound train goes 120 mph. After how long will they be 735 miles apart?
  8. math

    two trains are at stations that are 800 miles apart. if they start traveling toward each other at the same time one averaging 67 mph and the other averaging 53 mph in how many hours will they pass each other?
  9. Algebra

    Two trains are 450 miles apart, and are traveling toward each other at the same time. They meet 6 hrs later. The speed of the first train is 25 mph faster than that of the second train. What is the speed of each train?
  10. Math

    Two cars leave the same place at the same time and travel in the same direction. One car is traveling at 65 mph, and the other car is traveling at 50 mph. How long will it take for the two cars to be 97.5 miles apart

More Similar Questions