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Joe must travel a total of 225 kilometers to visit his aunt. He rides

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Joe must travel a total of 225 kilometers to visit his aunt. He rides his bike 5 kilometers to the bus station. He travels by bus to the train station. He then takes the train 10 times the distance he traveled by bus. How many kilometers did Joe travel by bus?

(A) 20
(B) 227/11
(C) 22
(D) 447/10
(E) 227/10

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New post 28 May 2017, 11:04
Distance travelled
Bike - 5 kms
Bus - assume X kms
Train - 10 . X kms

So 11. X = 225 - 5 = 220

So X = 20


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Joe must travel a total of 225 kilometers to visit his aunt. He rides his bike 5 kilometers to the bus station. He travels by bus to the train station. He then takes the train 10 times the distance he traveled by bus. How many kilometers did Joe travel by bus?

(A) 20
(B) 227/11
(C) 22
(D) 447/10
(E) 227/10


We can let the distance traveled by bus = b, and the distance traveled by train = 10b; thus:

5 + b + 10b = 225

11b = 220

b = 20

Answer: A
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