# SOLUTION: Jill is 8 kilometers away from Joe. Both began to walk toward each other at the same time, Jill walks at 1. kilometers and hour they meet in two hours, how fast is Joe walking

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Length-and-distance Question 72962: Jill is 8 kilometers away from Joe. Both began to walk toward each other at the same time, Jill walks at 1. kilometers and hour they meet in two hours, how fast is Joe walkingAnswer by ptaylor(2048)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Distance(d) = rate(r) times time(t) or d=rt and r=d/t Let r= Joe's rate (how fast he's walking) In 2 hours Jill walks 2 kilometers (d=1*2) that leaves 6 kilometers (8-2) for Joe to walk in 2 hours r=6/2=3 kilometers/hour-----------------------------------Joe's speed CK 1 kilometer/hour times 2 hours plus 3 kilometers/hour times 2 hours =8 kilometers 8 kilometers=8 kilometers Both together walked 8 kilometers Hope this helps-----ptaylor