# SOLUTION: MARTINA LEAVES HOME AT 9 A.M. BICYCLING AT A RATE OF 24 MI/H. TWO HOURS LATER JOHN LEAVES DRIVING AT THE RATE OF 48 MI/H. AT WHAT TIME WILL JOHN CATCH UP WITH MARTINA? THANKS

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 108128: MARTINA LEAVES HOME AT 9 A.M. BICYCLING AT A RATE OF 24 MI/H. TWO HOURS LATER JOHN LEAVES DRIVING AT THE RATE OF 48 MI/H. AT WHAT TIME WILL JOHN CATCH UP WITH MARTINA? THANKS JMSAnswer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!ASSUMING THEY ARE GOING IN THE SAME DIRECTION THEN: 24T=48(T-2) 24T=48T-96 24T-48T=-96 -24T=-96 T=-96/-24 T=4 HOURS AFTER 9 THEY WILL MEET. PROOF. 24*4=48*2 96=96