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Star-Lord is on the straight road from his house to Tony Stark's house. To get to Stark's house, he can either walk directly there or go back home, grab his jet boots, and fly there. He flies fifteen times as fast as he walks, and both options require the same amount of time. What is the ratio of Star-Lord's distance from his house to his distance from Tony Stark's house?
 
Star-Lord is on the straight road from his house to Tony Stark's house. To get to Stark's house, he can either walk directly there or go back home, grab his jet boots, and fly there. He flies fifteen times as fast as he walks, and both options require the same amount of time. What is the ratio of Star-Lord's distance from his house to his distance from Tony Stark's house?
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Latest revision as of 13:58, 19 September 2020

Star-Lord is on the straight road from his house to Tony Stark's house. To get to Stark's house, he can either walk directly there or go back home, grab his jet boots, and fly there. He flies fifteen times as fast as he walks, and both options require the same amount of time. What is the ratio of Star-Lord's distance from his house to his distance from Tony Stark's house?

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