# SOLUTION: If a group of people walk about 3mph and they are led by a car traveling 5mph -How far apart will they be at 1/4mile?

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 Question 523880: If a group of people walk about 3mph and they are led by a car traveling 5mph -How far apart will they be at 1/4mile?Found 2 solutions by ankor@dixie-net.com, Alan3354:Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15660)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If a group of people walk about 3mph and they are led by a car traveling 5mph -How far apart will they be at 1/4mile? : Let t = time for them to be 1/4 mi behind the car : Write a distance equation, dist = speed * time : car dist - walker dist = 1/4 mi 5t - 3t = 2t = multiply both sides by 4 4(2t) = 1 8t = 1 t = hr Or: *60 = 7.5 minutes : : : Check this 5/8 - 3/8 = 2/8 Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!When who's a 1/4 mile from what?