Posted by **Sindy** on Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 8:54pm.

Two bike riders X and Y both start at 2 pm riding towards each other from 40 km apart.

X rides at 30 km/h, Y at 20 km/h. If they meet after t hours, find when and where they meet.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 9:07pm
let the distance travelled by X be x km

then the distance travelled by Y has to be 40-x km

time taken by X = x/30

time taken by Y = (40-x)/20

but when they meet, they both took the same time, so

x/30 = (40-x)/20

take over ...

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**Sindy**, Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 9:12pm
Thanks!

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