# SOLUTION: Lauren and david, two cyclists leaev from philadelphia traveling in opposite directions. David travels 5mph faster than lauren, after 3 hours, they are 25miles apart, what are the

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 473294: Lauren and david, two cyclists leaev from philadelphia traveling in opposite directions. David travels 5mph faster than lauren, after 3 hours, they are 25miles apart, what are the rates of each?Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Lauren and david, two cyclists leave from philadelphia traveling in opposite directions. David travels 5mph faster than lauren, after 3 hours, they are 25 miles apart, what are the rates of each? ---------------------- Lauren rate = x mph David rate = x+5 mph ------- Combined rate = 2x+5 mph ------- Solve rate * time = distance (2x+5)3 = 25 6x+15 = 25 6x = 10 x = 5/3 mph ---- Note: That's awfully slow for a bicycle. Please check the statement of your problem. ================ Cheers, Stan H. ================