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By​ air, the distance from city A to city B is

3004

miles less than the distance from city C to city D. If the total of these two distances is

7866

​miles, find the distance from city C to city D.

 Mar 6, 2023
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this is a simple system of equations. we will call the distance from a to b x, and c to d y. We have the x = y - 3004, and that x+y = 7866. solving the second equation with substituion gives y - 3004 + y = 7866. Solve for y and you get y = 5435.

Hope this helps!
 Mar 6, 2023

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