A bird of species​ A, when​ diving, can travel three times as fast as a bird of species B top speed. If the total speeds for these two birds is 144 miles per​ hour, find the fastest speed of the bird of species A and the fastest speed of the bird of species B. The fastest speed of the bird of species B is ? mph The fastest speed of the bird of species A is ? mph.

Ibrahim Rosales 2022-07-26 Answered
A bird of species​ A, when​ diving, can travel three times as fast as a bird of species B top speed. If the total speeds for these two birds is 144
miles per​ hour, find the fastest speed of the bird of species A and the fastest speed of the bird of species B.
The fastest speed of the bird of species B is ? mph
The fastest speed of the bird of species A is ? mph.
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Answered 2022-07-27 Author has 15 answers
Solution:
3 V B = V A V A + V B = 144 3 V B + V B = 144 V B = 36  mph V A = 108  mph

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