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Asked Dec 23, 2019
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Two particles begin at the same point and move at different speeds along a circular path of circumference 280 ft. Moving in opposite directions, they pass in 10 sec. Moving in the same direction, they pass in 70 sec. Find the speed of each particle.

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Given: Two particles begin at the same point and move at different speeds along a circular path of circumference 280 ft. Moving in opposite directions, they pass in 10 sec. Moving in the same direction, they pass in 70 sec.

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Distance Speed= time

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Let the speed of particle-1 is x and particle-2 is y and given the circumference of circular path is 280 ft. for moving ...

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Distance (Speed of particle-1)+(Speed of particle-2)=- time Circumference x +y = time 280 x + y = 10 ..(i) x + y = 28

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