Rate of Wind Problem #2

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Rate of Wind Problem #2

Solves this rate of wind problem using 2 variables and 2 linear equations. A plane flying against the wind flew 270 miles in 3 hours. Flying with the wind, the plane traveled 260 miles in 2 hours. Find the rate of the plane in calm air and the rate of the wind. Video by Julie Harland http://yourmathgal.com<br />For more great math videos visit: www.youtube.com/user/videosbyjulieharland/videos<br />Aligned to Common Core State Standard: HSA-REI.6

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June 2013
Nice real world application of systems of equations