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One day we decided to dive from town A to town B. In order to get there we had to drive through town B and then town C. it is 10 miles farther from town A to town B then it is to town B to C. It is 10 miles farther from town B to town C than it is from town C to town D. It is 330milesfrom town A to town D . how far is it from town A to town B?

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  1. I think you have a typo and meant to say "One day we decided to dive from town A to town D" , or else why would you drive from A to B and then to C to get from A to B.
    I also assume that the town are along the same road.

    Let BC = x
    then AB = x+10
    CD = x-10

    x+10 + x + x-10 = 330
    3x = 330
    x =110

    AB = 120

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