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July 5th, 2010, 04:52 PM   #1
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Re: Jet Speed & Wind Speed

Let s be the speed of the plane, h be the speed of the wind, t_1 be the time spent travelling to Bismark (2 hrs) and t_2 be the time spent travelling back to Fargo (5/4 hrs).

distance = speed * time, so two equations may be formed:

180 = (s - h) * t_1 and 180 = (s + h ) * t_2. Can you solve it now?
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