Enrique and Taylor are 280 feet apart when they start walking toward one another. Taylor walks twice as fast as Enrique so whenever Enrique travels x feet, Taylor travels 2x feet. Let x represent the number of feet Enrique has traveled since he started walking toward Taylor.Write an expression in terms of x to represent the total number of feet Enrique and Taylor have walked toward one another?    Write an expression in terms of x to represent the distance (in feet) between Enrique and Taylor?    Let dd represent the distance (in feet) between Enrique and Taylor. Write a formula that expresses dd in terms of x?

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Enrique and Taylor are 280 feet apart when they start walking toward one another. Taylor walks twice as fast as Enrique so whenever Enrique travels x feet, Taylor travels 2x feet. Let x represent the number of feet Enrique has traveled since he started walking toward Taylor.

  1. Write an expression in terms of x to represent the total number of feet Enrique and Taylor have walked toward one another?

        

  2. Write an expression in terms of x to represent the distance (in feet) between Enrique and Taylor?

        

  3. Let dd represent the distance (in feet) between Enrique and Taylor. Write a formula that expresses dd in terms of x?

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Expert Answer

Step 1

a. Enrique travels x feet, Taylor travels 2x feet.

Total = x+2x=3x feet

Answer(a): 3x feet

Step 2

b. Total distance between them was 280 feet. They have walked 3x feet. 

So,...

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