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The speed of train A is 6 mph slower than the speed of train B. Train A travels 200 miles in the same time it takes train B to travel 230 miles. Find the speed of speed of each train.

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  1. Train B travels X mi/h.
    Train A travels (x-6) mi/h.

    X*t/(x-6)t = 230/200, X/(x-6) = 230/200, 200x = 230x-1380, -30x = -1380, X = 46 mi/h, x-6 = 46-6 = 40 mi/h.

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