# SOLUTION: Kevin flies in his private plane from Los Angeles to San Francisco, a distance of 450 miles, in 3 hours. He flies back in 2 7/19 hours. If the wind is blowing from the north at a s

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 Question 518322: Kevin flies in his private plane from Los Angeles to San Francisco, a distance of 450 miles, in 3 hours. He flies back in 2 7/19 hours. If the wind is blowing from the north at a steady rate during both flights, find the airspeed of the plane and the velocity of the wind.Answer by richwmiller(9143)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3(s-w)=450 2 7/19*(s+w)=450 s=170 speed of plane w=20 speed of wind