# SOLUTION: Two high-speed ferries leave at the same time from a city to go to the same island. the first ferry, the cat, travels at 37 miles per hour . the second ferry , the bird, travels at

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Evaluation Word Problems Question 485771: Two high-speed ferries leave at the same time from a city to go to the same island. the first ferry, the cat, travels at 37 miles per hour . the second ferry , the bird, travels at 27 miles per hour. in how many hours will the two ferries be 30 miles apart?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!cat 37 mph Bird 27 mph same direction in a straight line catch up speed = 37-27= 10 mph time = d/r d= 30 t= 30/10 =3 hours