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A kayaker travels x miles per hour downstream for 2 hours. On the 4-hour return trip, the kayaker travels 4 mile per hour slower. How far did the kayaker travel in total?

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asked by trish
  1. since distance=speed*time,

    2x = 4(x-4)
    x = 8

    so, the distance is 2*8 = 16 miles each way

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    posted by Steve
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  4. I just noticed that the gerbil in my !@#$%^& died.

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