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a passenger train's speed is 60mi/h, and a freight train's speed is 40mi/h .The passenger train travels the same distance in 1.5 h less time than the freight train. how long does each train take to make the trip?

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    time for faster train --- t hours
    time for slower train === t + 1.5

    distance of faster train = 60t
    distance of slower train = 40(t+1.5)
    but the distances are the same .....

    can you take it from there.

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