Skater 1 travels 10 km in the same amount of time it takes skater 2 to travel 8 km. The first


Skater 1 travels 10 km in the same amount of time it takes skater 2 to travel
8 km. The first skater travels 8.58 kmr.
a. Use the verbal model below to write an equation that relates the skating
timers of the skaters. The only variable should be x.
distance for skater 1 distance for skater 2
speed of skater 1
speed of skater 2
b. Solve the equation you got in (a). Write the speed of skater 1, a comma,
and the speed of skater 2.
c. How long did the skaters skate (in hours)? (Use the formula given
above.)


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