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Starting at the same point, Angie and Payton jog in opposite directions. Angie can jog 1.5 miles per hour faster than Payton. After 2.5 hours, they are 20 miles apart. How fast can each person jog?

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    Let x = Payton's speed, then 1.5x = Angie's

    2.5(x+1.5x) = 20

    Solve for x, then 1.5x.

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