Posted by **snuggles** on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 2:06pm.

Train A and B are traveling in the same direction on a parallel track. Train A is traveling at 100 miles per hour and train B is traveling at 120 miles per hour. Train A passes a station at 2:20 pm. If train B passes the same station at 2:35pm, at what time will train B catch up to train A?

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**TchrWill**, Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 10:24am
What interval of time passes between train A passing the station and train B reaching the station?

How far does train A travel in the time it takes train B to reach the station.?

How far is train A from train B when train B passes the station, or what distance between the two trains must train B close when train B passes the station?

If train B is traveling at 120mph and train A 100mph, at what net speed is train B overtaking train A?

Being D miles apart when train B passes the station and train B overtaking train A at Vmph, the increment ot time required for train B to overtake train A becomes T = D/V making the time of meeting 2:35 PM + T.

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