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    Two cyclists, one averaging 10 miles per hour and the other 12 miles per hour, start from the same town at the same time. If they travel in opposite directions, after how long will they be 66 miles apart?
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    Quote Originally Posted by j_dryden View Post
    Two cyclists, one averaging 10 miles per hour and the other 12 miles per hour, start from the same town at the same time. If they travel in opposite directions, after how long will they be 66 miles apart?
    Distance=10x+22x=22x

    66=22x\Rightarrow{x=3}

    Verify 12*3+10*3=36+30=66
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