Rate and Distance (2/3)
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### Lecture Description

Word problems are challenging, but rewarding once you learn how they're done! Let's take a look at another word problem. In this problem we'll find the speed of a driver by comparing their driving time, distance, and speed of another driver.

Problem Text: It takes 1 1/4 hours more time for Jim, traveling at 12 miles per hour, to ride two miles farther than Tom, who travels at 16 miles per hour. How long (in time) did each ride?

### Course Description

Your favorite school teacher Michel van Biezen introduces you to solving word problems in Algebra, touching on a variety of practical applications including: mixture problems, sum of consecutive integers, calculating age, number problems, rate and distance problems, percentages, investment calculations, rates of performing work, determining the equation based on two points, finding the slope and X and Y intercepts, solving word problems with two variables, and much more.

His videos are short and straight-forward, presenting the problems clearly, with explanation, and a thorough solution.