# SOLUTION: Two planes leave LA at the same time. One heads south to San Diego, the other heads north to San Francisco. The San Francisco plane flies 50 mph faster. In 1/2 hr, the planes ar

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 27196: Two planes leave LA at the same time. One heads south to San Diego, the other heads north to San Francisco. The San Francisco plane flies 50 mph faster. In 1/2 hr, the planes are 275 mi apart. That are their speeds?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!San F. plane = x+50 La plane = x 1/2hours = 0.5h 0.5(x+x+50)=275 x+25=275 x=250 250+50=300 Hence, the speed of one plane is 250mph and another is 300mph. Paul.