SOLUTION: two cars start at the same place and time, and travel in opposite directions. One car is traveling 15kph faster than the other. After 5 hours, the two cars are 275 km apart. Find t

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 Question 270961: two cars start at the same place and time, and travel in opposite directions. One car is traveling 15kph faster than the other. After 5 hours, the two cars are 275 km apart. Find the speed of each car.Answer by rfer(12730)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x+x+15=275/5 2x+15=55 2x=40 x=20 mph x+15=35 mph