# More word problems

• Jul 3rd 2010, 02:02 PM
giggles30708
I have two more problems....I'm really not so good getting these word problems started!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...isc/trains.jpg

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• Jul 3rd 2010, 02:42 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by giggles30708

see this thread ...

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ving-time.html
• Jul 3rd 2010, 02:45 PM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by giggles30708

let B = lbs of soybean meal

C = lbs of cornmeal

.16B + .08C = .09(320)

B + C = 320

solve the system of equations for B and C

... btw, next time start a new problem with a new thread.
• Jul 3rd 2010, 03:14 PM
bjhopper
Hi giggles,
I was about to answer the second question but I see that that has been done by Skeeter. So to the first.Let's begin.

When train B the faster reachesthe station where is train A.It will down track how many miles. At what rate is B approaching A. Using these data calculate the time in minutes that they will meet.60 mph is how many mper minute

bjh
• Jul 3rd 2010, 03:16 PM
giggles30708
Thank you again I got these questions wrong on a quiz and wanted to be sure that I answered them correctly on the final. Thank you so much for your help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!