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**Sebba** hey,

i've just been caught up on a simple puzzle. I know its simple because it for the police exams here in Australia. and the other questions are all basic enough for me to answer but this one has me stumped. for the life of me i cannot work out how they have come up with teh answer. So if it not to much to ask help!

A train and a car are travelling in the same direction towards a bridge. The car has a head start of 43 meters. For every 3 meters the car travells, the train travells 5 meters. How far does the train have to travell (to the nearest decimal point) to reach teh bridge first?

A) 22 meters

B) 65 meters

C) 86 meters

D) 97 meters

E) 108 meters

i know the what the answer is. I just cant work it out for my self. if you know how to do it, please explain. I must know! other wise it will drive me mental all day!