# Maths

Nina, Shanti and Belle run a 1000 m race at a constant speed. When Nina crossed the finish line first, she was 200 m ahead of Shanti and 400 m ahead of Belle. When Shanthi crossed the finish line, how far ahead of Belle was she?

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1. What seems to be a reasonable answer for you?

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Ms. Sue
2. I haven't been able to come up with an equation to solve this but the answers say it's 9km/h

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3. That answer doesn't make sense to me. It doesn't answer the question -- how far ahead of Belle was she?

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Ms. Sue
4. This is the exact question from my textbook. It is very confusing

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Ms. Sue
6. I just checked the question and there is no typo. This is the exact question. Could you please help me

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7. When Shanthi crossed the finish line, she was 200 meters ahead of Belle.

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Ms. Sue
8. The answer was 250 metres though

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