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Posted by on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:14pm.

Trains a and b are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks;Train a is traveling 40mph and train b is traveling 50mph. Train A passes a station at 8:15 am. If train b passes the same station at 8:27 am what time will train b catch up to train a?
I know this is a distant rate a time question but cannot seem to write out the correct formula and arrive at a correct answer.

  • Math story problem - , Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:37pm

    well... im not exactly a teacher but, if u subtract 8:15 and 8:27 you will find the time difference

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