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Homework Help: Finding the length of the circuit.

  1. Jun 9, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations
    D = rt

    3. The attempt at a solution

    This is my attempt

    let d= length of the circuit
    60/a mph --- speed for walking
    60/b mph ----speed for riding
    60/c mph ---- speed for driving


    From here I cannot continue. Kindly help me. Thanks!
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  3. Jun 9, 2016 #2


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    Use the information given in the problem for the times of the different routes, using some notation for the sides of the triangle.
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