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A polot flies 630 miles wit a tail wind of 35 miles per hour. Against the wind, he flies only 455 miles in the same amount of time. Find the rate of the plane in still air.

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  1. 630=(r+35)time
    455=(r-35)time

    Divide the second equation into the first...

    630/455= (r+35)/(r-35)

    solve for r.

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    bobpursley
  2. Thanks once again.. bobpursley

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  3. I am still not coming up with the correct answer can you show me how to work it out??? Help

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