# SOLUTION: An airplane flew for 6 hours with a 22-km/h tail wind. The return flight against the same wind took 8 hours. Find the speed of the plane in still air.

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 Question 70287This question is from textbook : An airplane flew for 6 hours with a 22-km/h tail wind. The return flight against the same wind took 8 hours. Find the speed of the plane in still air.This question is from textbook Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!6*(S+22)=8*(S-22) 6S+132=8S-176 6S-2S=-176-132 -2S=-308 S=-308/-2 S=154 KM/H WAS THE SPEED OF THE AIRPLANE IN STILL AIR.