# An airplane travels 3600 miles from city A to city B. On the way back, the airplane speed was 50% more than its outbound speed. If the total time for the trip was 10 hours what was the outbound speed?

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An airplane travels 3600 miles from city A to city B. On the way back, the airplane speed was 50% more than its outbound speed. If the total time for the trip was 10 hours what was the outbound speed?

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Step 1

Concept Used: Rate = distance / time or Time = Distance /rate

Step 2

Here the distance one way is 3600 miles. Let the outbound speed = x. So the inbound speed = 1.5x

Step 3

Now using the formula for time we get Time taken from A t...

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