# Buses travelling in opposite direction with different speeds

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2 buses, 385 miles apart, are traveling directly toward each other on the same road. One is traveling 60 miles an hour and the the other is traveling 50 miles an hour. After how long will they meet?

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Let x be the number of hours needed for the buses to meet.

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<br>When they meet we know, that the total distance covered by both the buses is 385miles.

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<br>Thus ...

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