**Question description:**

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A 555-mile, 5-hour plane trip was flown at two speeds. For the first part of the trip, the average speed was 105 mph. Then the tailwind picked up, and the remainder of the trip was flown at an average speed of 115 mph. For how long did the plane fly at each speed?

Solved by F. F. in 7 mins

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User
17/07/2017 - 05:09

Not off hand.

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:09

Do you have a excel file?

User
17/07/2017 - 05:09

I don't. I just need help with this problme

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:10

I'll help

User
17/07/2017 - 05:10

Cool!

User
17/07/2017 - 05:10

Where do I start?

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:10

BUt please note this isn't a fixing formula category problem

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:10

so going forward don't post it that way

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:10

I am going to perform the following:

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:11

Excel sheet with formula to solve the problem

User
17/07/2017 - 05:11

okay ... I'm sorry

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:13

Solution

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:14

2 hours at 105

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:14

3 hours at 115mph

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:14

Attached is Excel

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User
17/07/2017 - 05:15

Thank you!

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:15

I’ve completed the solution, take a look if you would like. We can now continue to the discussion stage and I can answer any questions you may have with the solution I provided.

User
17/07/2017 - 05:16

I think I got it! Thanks!

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:16

If not, Please close the session and share your rating

Excelchat Expert
17/07/2017 - 05:16

Have a nice day!

User
17/07/2017 - 05:16

you too!