# SOLUTION: an express train travels 600 mi in the same amount of time it takes a freight to travel 360 mi. the rate of the express train is 20 mph faster than that of the freight train. find

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 Question 447456: an express train travels 600 mi in the same amount of time it takes a freight to travel 360 mi. the rate of the express train is 20 mph faster than that of the freight train. find the rate of each train.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Freight train x ---360 miles Express x+20--- 600 miles 360/x=600/(x+20) Cross multiply 360(x+20 )=600* x 360x+7200=600x 600x-360 x=7200 240x=7200 /240 x=30 mph Freight train 50 mph Express m.ananth@hotmail.ca