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8-13.

At $3\text{:}25$ p.m., a passenger train and a freight train both left Kalamazoo, Michigan. Right now, the passenger train is $61.5$ miles west of Kalamazoo. The freight train is now $49.5$ miles east of Kalamazoo. The passenger train averages $16$ miles per hour faster than the freight train. What time is it now? Homework Help ✎

Distance = (rate)(time)
Write a distance equation for each train.

Remember both trains travel the same time $t$. What do you have to do about the rates?