find the speed of each train

Algebra
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Two high speed trains are 340 miles apart and traveling toward each other. They meet in 4 hours. If one trains speed is 20 miles per hour faster than the other, find the speed of each train

May 5th, 2015

340/4=85.

The trains have a combined speed of 85mph

85=x+(x+20)

85-x=x+20

65-x=x

2x= 65

x=32.5

Train one =52.5mph

Train two= 32.5mph

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