Flying Between Two Trains
Library Home || Full Table of Contents || Library Help
|Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ|
|Two trains 150 miles apart travel toward each other along the same track, the first train at 60 mph, the second at 90 mph. A fly buzzes back and forth between the two trains until they collide. If the fly's speed is 120mph, how far will it travel?|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Word Problems, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)|
|Math Topics:||Equations, Sequences and Series|
© 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.