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The speed of a passenger train is 18mph faster than the speed of a freight train. The passenger train travels 260 miles in the same it takes the same time it takes the freight train to travel 170 miles. Find the speed of each train.

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    s = f+18

    260/(f+18) = 170/f
    f = 34
    s = 52

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