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Math Help - Time-Distance Calculation using Ratio

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    Time-Distance Calculation using Ratio

    In covering distance the speed of A and B are in ratio 3:4 . A takes 30 min more than B to reach the destination .What is the time taken by A to reach the destination. Ans(2 hr)
    Could anyone please show me how this problem is solved ?
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    Re: Time-Distance Calculation using Ratio

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNoob View Post
    Could anyone please show me how this problem is solved ?
    Times are in ratio 4:3 so let a=As time and b=Bs time a/b=4/3 and a-b=1/2
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    Re: Time-Distance Calculation using Ratio

    Times are in ratio 4:3 so let a=As time and b=Bs time a/b=4/3 and a-b=1/2
    Thanks that clears it up
    Last edited by MikeNoob; July 1st 2012 at 08:15 AM.
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    Re: Time-Distance Calculation using Ratio

    The distance is the same for both. Think of a simpler example. If one speed was half the other then their time would be twice the other.
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