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# Victor biked from his home town to a neighboring city in 5 hours?

Victor biked from his home town to a neighboring city in 5 hours. He biked back to his home town in 3 hrs. His speed on the return trip was 2 miles per hour faster than his speed on the first trip. How far apart are the two cities.

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- jamesLv 58 years ago
Distance=Speed * Time

first part D= R*5

second: D=(R+2)*3

we know the D is the same...so...

5R=(R+2)*3

5R=3R+6

2R=6

R=3

so the first is D= 3*5 or 15,

the next is (3+2)*3 which is 15

so 15 miles!

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