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A caterpillar and snail are 300 ft apart. They meet face to face in 5 hours. What were their speeds?

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    hard to say. All we know is that their combined speed is 60 ft/hr

    They could both have traveled 30 ft/hr

    or, the snail could have traveled 10 ft/hr and the caterpillar 50 ft/hr

    or lots of other combinations.

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