Twitter Problem 9-28-14

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Trip to work took 90 min including stopping b/c of accident for x min. Avg'd 30 mph overall; apart from delay, avg'd 50 mph. x=?

Answer: 36 min

Solution??

REFLECTIONS

Do rate-time-distance problems still appear on SAT and other standardized tests? Yes!

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