# An express train travels 80 kilometers per hour from Ironton to Wildwood. A local train, traveling at 48 kilometers per hour, takes 2 hours longer for the same trip. How far apart are Ironton and Wildwood?

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May 10, 2016

Since the distance is equal, we can state the following, where x is the time in hours the express train takes.

It takes 3 hours to make the trip.

The distance is