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If you are flying to a city 400 miles away, what will be the difference in flight times between flying into a 40-mph headwind and flying with a 40-mph tailwind if the plane's maximum speed with no wind is 160 mph?

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  1. Distance = rate * time

    400 = (160-40) * time

    400 = (160+40) * time

    Calculate times and compare.

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