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SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND MATRICESMaxSolving a word problem using a system of linear equations of the...EspañolAn air traffic controller is tracking two planes. To start, Plane A is at an altitude of 3094 feet and Plane B is just taking off. Plane A is gaining altitude at 20.25feet per second and Plane B is gaining altitude at 75.5 feet per secondHow many seconds will pass before the planes are at thesame altitude?secondsWhat will their altitude be when they're at the samealtitude?feet?X

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SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND MATRICES
Max
Solving a word problem using a system of linear equations of the...
Español
An air traffic controller is tracking two planes. To start, Plane A is at an altitude of 3094 feet and Plane B is just taking off. Plane A is gaining altitude at 20.25
feet per second and Plane B is gaining altitude at 75.5 feet per second
How many seconds will pass before the planes are at the
same altitude?
seconds
What will their altitude be when they're at the same
altitude?
feet
?
X
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SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS AND MATRICES Max Solving a word problem using a system of linear equations of the... Español An air traffic controller is tracking two planes. To start, Plane A is at an altitude of 3094 feet and Plane B is just taking off. Plane A is gaining altitude at 20.25 feet per second and Plane B is gaining altitude at 75.5 feet per second How many seconds will pass before the planes are at the same altitude? seconds What will their altitude be when they're at the same altitude? feet ? X

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Step 1

Let after t seconds they will have same altitude. 

A is gaining altitude at 20.25 feet per second. And it already had 3094 ft height 

So after t seconds it is (3094+20.25t) ft.

Step 2

B is gaining altitude at 75.5 feet per second.

It started from ground....

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