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A traveled 5 times the sum of number of hours B traveled and 2.  Together they travelled 20 hours.  Find hours each one travelled.

Aug 21st, 2015

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let the number of hours travelled by B be x

hence for A is 5x +2

x+5x+2=20

6x=18

x=3

B travelled for 3 hours

A travelled for 17 hours

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Aug 21st, 2015

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