# SOLUTION: A plane makes the trip from Acton to Banville at 800 km/h. The return, at 1000 km/h, takes 1/2 hour less than the initial flight. Find the distance between the towns.

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 Question 555001: A plane makes the trip from Acton to Banville at 800 km/h. The return, at 1000 km/h, takes 1/2 hour less than the initial flight. Find the distance between the towns.Answer by josmiceli(9697)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = time in hours for 1st flight Let = distance between towns in km Equation for A to B: Equation for B to A: ---------------------------- Bt substitution: hrs and, since The distance between the towns is 6,000 km check: OK