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Train A leaves the station at 5PM and travels North at the

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Train A leaves the station at 5PM and travels North at the [#permalink]  13 Jul 2007, 11:19
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Train A leaves the station at 5PM and travels North at the speed of 50 mph. If Train B leaves at the same station some time later, at what time will Train B overtake Train A?

1) Train B leaves the same station at 6:00
2) Train A travels at 5/6 the speed of Train B
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Re: DS - Trains [#permalink]  13 Jul 2007, 11:26
leeye84 wrote:
Train A leaves the station at 5PM and travels North at the speed of 50 mph. If Train B leaves at the same station some time later, at what time will Train B overtake Train A?

1) Train B leaves the same station at 6:00
2) Train A travels at 5/6 the speed of Train B

E. where does the train B heads?
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Interesting, if we assume Train B travels north, the answer is C. But I guess it doesn't say that...
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E. Which direction is the train B heading?
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dfotlm wrote:
E. Which direction is the train B heading?

Come on guys. I agree GMAT tries to trick u but not at this level. I will be stunned if E is the OA.
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dahcrap wrote:
dfotlm wrote:
E. Which direction is the train B heading?

Come on guys. I agree GMAT tries to trick u but not at this level. I will be stunned if E is the OA.

That's what I thought. But this question comes off of the GMAT Club Challengessss (eerie music suddely playes in the background, lightning suddenly strikes outside your window). Whooaaaaahhahahahah...

To be real, are we going to see a question of this level of trickiness on the real GMAT?
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