# SOLUTION: Ellen and Kate are traveling from the school to the library. The both left at 3:00 and followed the same path. Ellen is traveling at 12mph Kate is traveling at 9mph Ellen arriv

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 163701: Ellen and Kate are traveling from the school to the library. The both left at 3:00 and followed the same path. Ellen is traveling at 12mph Kate is traveling at 9mph Ellen arrives 15 minutes before Kate What time does Kate arrive? I tried but couldn't get too far. Rate (r) Time (t) Distance (d) Kate 9 MPH t 9t Ellen 12 MPH t-15 Min 12t-15 Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!they travel the same distance, so the two quantities are equal __ the rates are in hours, so all other times must match __ t and t-.25 __ 12(t-.25)=12t-3 9t=12t-3 __ 3=3t __ 1=t Kate arrives @ 4:00