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# Stolyar and Val are racing their sailboats from Miami,

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Stolyar and Val are racing their sailboats from Miami, [#permalink]  15 Oct 2003, 00:21
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Stolyar and Val are racing their sailboats from Miami, Florida to Georgetown, Grand Cayman. At 1 P.M., Stolyar passes a cruise ship that is anchored 160 miles away from Georgetown. Stolyar is traveling at 20 miles per hour. At 2 P.M., Val passes the anchored cruise ship. Val is traveling at 24 miles per hour. If they continue traveling at the same rates, when will Val overtake Stolyar ?

A. 7 P.M.
B. 6 P.M.
C. 5:45 P.M.
D. 8 P.M.
E. 6:30 P.M.
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At 7pm, right? The difference of their speeds is 4 miles an hour and Solyar is ahead of Val 20 miles. therefore Val will catch Stolyar in 5hrs
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Re: PS : Val , Stolyar and Sailboats [#permalink]  15 Oct 2003, 18:56
praetorian123 wrote:
Stolyar and Val are racing their sailboats from Miami, Florida to Georgetown, Grand Cayman. At 1 P.M., Stolyar passes a cruise ship that is anchored 160 miles away from Georgetown. Stolyar is traveling at 20 miles per hour. At 2 P.M., Val passes the anchored cruise ship. Val is traveling at 24 miles per hour. If they continue traveling at the same rates, when will Val overtake Stolyar ?

A. 7 P.M.
B. 6 P.M.
C. 5:45 P.M.
D. 8 P.M.
E. 6:30 P.M.

Agree with 7pm

20(t+1) = 24t
t = 5
2pm + 5 hours = 7pm
Re: PS : Val , Stolyar and Sailboats   [#permalink] 15 Oct 2003, 18:56
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