# SOLUTION: The ambulance got a flat tire, so Action Man had to take Ed to the hospital. Action Man ran 22 mph, and Ed's dog followed behind, running 11 mph. If the dog took 7.5 minutes longer

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 268597: The ambulance got a flat tire, so Action Man had to take Ed to the hospital. Action Man ran 22 mph, and Ed's dog followed behind, running 11 mph. If the dog took 7.5 minutes longer than Action Man to get there, how far away was the hospital?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Action Man ran 22 mph, and Ed's dog followed behind, running 11 mph. If the dog took 7.5 minutes longer than Action Man to get there, how far away was the hospital? : Dog and man ran the same dist. write a dist equation: : Change 7.5 min to 7.5/60 = .125 hrs : Let t = Man's running time, then (t+.125) = dog's running time : 22t = 11(t+.125) 22t = 11t + 1.375 22t - 11t = 1.375 11t = 1.375 t = t = .125 hrs Dist = 22 * .125 = 2.75 mi to hospital