Asked • 05/18/20

Algebra homework help

Problem : Thomas and Jimmy go to school from home. Both walk for a while, then run the rest of the way. Thomas runs at a speed of 9 m/s and walks at a speed of 3 m/s and lives 1800 m from school. Jimmy runs at a speed of 10 m/s and walks at a speed of 4 m/s and lives 2200 m from school. Jimmy tends to run for 1400 meters.How long should Thomas run so that Jimmy arrives 5 minutes before Thomas?

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William W. answered • 05/18/20

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