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No Slowing Down for a Stop at the Station?

A train runs at a uniform rate between two points 280 miles apart. If it ran 5 miles per hour faster, it would make the distance in 1 hour less time. Find the rate of the train.


Source: F. Durell & E.Arnold's Elementary Algebra, 1911, p. 278