Two friends leave their houses at the same time and run across town towards each other. The first friend runs at a speed of 8 miles per hour

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Two friends leave their houses at the same time and run across town towards each other. The first friend runs at a speed of 8 miles per hour. The second friend runs at a speed of 7 miles per hour. If they left at 6 p.m. and their houses are 20 miles apart, at what time will they meet?

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Skylar 1 week 2021-10-05T19:54:34+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-05T19:56:21+00:00

    Answer: They will meet at 7:17

    Step-by-step explanation:

    The second friend is slower so by the time she gets there the first friend will already be there. Therefore, since 60 divided by 7 simplified is 8 multiplied by 2 adds 17 minutes to that hour.

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