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A private plane leaves an airport and flies due east at 192 miles per hour. Two hours later, a jet leaves the same airport and flies due east at 960 miles per hour. How long will the private plane fly until it is passed by the jet?

960t  192(2) = 192t
960t  384 = 192t
384 = 192t 960t
384 = 768t
t = .5
.5 hour
1/2 hour
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