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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 longer than Smith's. How fast was each one traveling?

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    Suppose Smith's average speed was x mph.
    Then, Jones' average speed was (x + ...

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