# SOLUTION: If ellen and sue leave school for the library at 3pm. Ellen is going 12 miles per hour n sue is going 9 miles an hour. Ellen gets there 15 mins before sue. What time does ellen get

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 Click here to see ALL problems on test Question 346746: If ellen and sue leave school for the library at 3pm. Ellen is going 12 miles per hour n sue is going 9 miles an hour. Ellen gets there 15 mins before sue. What time does ellen get there. How far is the libraryAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If ellen and sue leave school for the library at 3pm. Ellen is going 12 miles per hour n sue is going 9 miles an hour. Ellen gets there 15 mins before sue. What time does ellen get there. How far is the library : Change 15 min to .25 hr : Let d = distance to the library : Write a time equation; time = dist/speed : Sue's time - Ellen's time = 15 min - = .25 Multiply both sides by 36, results: 4d - 3d = .25(36) d = 9 mi is the distance to the library : Find Ellen's time to get to the library = hr which is 45 min 3:00 + :45 = 3:45 time when Ellen get's there