# SOLUTION: A freight train starts a trip from LA at 12 (noon). At 2 pm a passenager train starts over the same route at the speed of 30 mph faster than the freight train. If the passenger t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 482657: A freight train starts a trip from LA at 12 (noon). At 2 pm a passenager train starts over the same route at the speed of 30 mph faster than the freight train. If the passenger train takes over the freight train at 5 pm, find the average speed of each of the two trains.Answer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5(n)=3(n+30) 5n=3n+90 2n=90 n=45 The freight train traveled at 45 mph; the passenger train went 75 mph..