How do I solve this distance, rate , and time word problem??? PLZ HELP!

timer Asked: May 12th, 2015

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Two airplanes are flying towards each other from points 900 miles apart, at rates of 300 and 250 mph, respectively. When will they meet if they start at the same instant? Use the 5 steps method to solve. 

1. Make a graph to sshwo all values.

2. Write an equation to match the graph and problem.

3. Solve the equation for x.

4. Check your solution by inputing it into the equation to see if it works entirely.

5. Write a sentence telling the answer including what the question is asking.

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