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Time-Distance problem solving explained clearly

I need assistance setting up equations for the following:

1. A 40-ounce can of cling peach sells for $2.80. At the same rate, what would a 10-ounce can sell for?

2. Two cars leave a town at the same time and travel in opposite directions. It seems that a family quarrel has erupted and the ladies have sped out of town. Grandma Jones averages 40 miles per hour and her mother, Great Grandma Jones, averages 20 miles per hour. After how long will they be 180 miles apart?


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8. A 40-ounce can of cling peaches (remember that episode of All in the Family?) sells for $2.80. At the same rate, what would a ...

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Solution clearly explains the concept of solving Time-Distance problem and also weight price problem.