# SOLUTION: Train A leaves a station traveling at 20 miles per hour. Eight hours later train B leaves the same station traveling in the same direction at 30 miles per hour. How long does it ta

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 Question 24109: Train A leaves a station traveling at 20 miles per hour. Eight hours later train B leaves the same station traveling in the same direction at 30 miles per hour. How long does it take for train B to catch up to train A ? Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!LEt the number of hours be x 20(x+8)=30x 20x+160=30x 10x=160 x=16 Hence 16 hours. Paul.