# SOLUTION: Two rainstorms occurred in one week in a certain area. In the first storm 30mL of rain fell per hour, and in the second storm 20mL of rain fell per hour. Rain fell that week for a

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 Question 317964: Two rainstorms occurred in one week in a certain area. In the first storm 30mL of rain fell per hour, and in the second storm 20mL of rain fell per hour. Rain fell that week for a total of 55 hours for a total rainfall of 1250mL . How long was each storm? Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!30x+20(55-x)=125 30x+110-20x=125 10x=125-110 10x=15 x=15 hours for the 30 ml rain fall. 55-15=30 hours for the 20 ml rain fall. Proof: 30*15+.20*35=125 45+70=125 125=125