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During the first part of a trip, a canoeist travels 44 miles at a certain speed. The canoeist travels 2 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed 5mph slower. the total time for the trip is 4 hrs. what was the speed on each part of the trip

- jonesbetty
**Posts:**5**Joined:**Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:00 pm

you can see how to do this here. using that method gives you this:

44 = rt

2 = (r-5)(4-t)

then you solve

44 = rt

2 = (r-5)(4-t)

then you solve

- buddy
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