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    Smith bicycled 45 miles going east from Durango, and Jones bicycled 70 miles. Jones averaged 5 miles per hour more than Smith, and his trip took one-half hour (1/2 hr) longer tan Smith's.
    ? Write an expression for Jones' speed in terms of Smith's speed
    ? Write an expression for Smith's speed
    ? Write an expression for the time it takes Smith to travel 45 miles
    ? Write an expression for the time it takes Jones to travel 75 miles
    ? Write an expression for Jones' time in terms of Smith's time
    ? Write an equation for Jones' time in terms of Smith's time

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