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Wahida and Parthib live <math>13</math> miles apart. Yesterday Wahida started to ride his bicycle toward Parthib's house. A little later Parthib started to ride his bicycle toward Wahida's house. When they met, Wahida had ridden for twice the length of time as Parthib and at four-fifths of Parthib's rate. How many miles had Parthib ridden when they met? | Wahida and Parthib live <math>13</math> miles apart. Yesterday Wahida started to ride his bicycle toward Parthib's house. A little later Parthib started to ride his bicycle toward Wahida's house. When they met, Wahida had ridden for twice the length of time as Parthib and at four-fifths of Parthib's rate. How many miles had Parthib ridden when they met? | ||
− | <math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 2\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 5\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } | + | <math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 2\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 5\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 3\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 6\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 4 </math> |
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Problem
Wahida and Parthib live miles apart. Yesterday Wahida started to ride his bicycle toward Parthib's house. A little later Parthib started to ride his bicycle toward Wahida's house. When they met, Wahida had ridden for twice the length of time as Parthib and at four-fifths of Parthib's rate. How many miles had Parthib ridden when they met?
Solution
Let be the distance in miles that Parthib rode.
Since Wahida rode for twice the length of time as Parthib and at four-fifths of Parthib's rate, he rode miles.
Since their combined distance was miles,
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