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# A transportation company is interested in knowing the amount of time it takes for the different type of vehicles they own to travel certain

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A transportation company is interested in knowing the amount of time it takes for the different type of vehicles they own to travel certain distances based on their different speeds. A car travels 180 miles in the same time that a truck travels 120 miles. If the car’s speed is 20 miles per hour faster than the truck’s, find the car’s speed and the truck’s speed.

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2021-09-01T20:54:51+00:00
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Answer:Step-by-step explanation:Let the speed of the car = x and the speed of the truck = y

We have following equations:Simplify the first equation and substitute x:Find the value of x:Car’s speed60 mphTruck’s speed40 mph