# SOLUTION: If Ali travels to his school at the speed of 5 mph, he is late by 20 min. If he travels at the speed of 6 mph, he is late by 4 min. What is the distance between Ali's home and his

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 Question 584141: If Ali travels to his school at the speed of 5 mph, he is late by 20 min. If he travels at the speed of 6 mph, he is late by 4 min. What is the distance between Ali's home and his school ( in miles) ? Thanks.Answer by richwmiller(9135)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!r*t=d 5*(t+20/60)=6*(t+4/60) 5*(t+1/3)=6*(t+1/15) 5t+5/3=6t+6/15 5t+25/15=6t+6/15 t=19/15 5*(19/15+20/60)=8 miles and 6*(19/15+4/60)=8 miles