# SOLUTION: Two cars, A & B are 400 miles apart. They start to approach each other, car A at 50 miles per hour and car B at 30 miles per hour. A canary is on car A when they start out. It fl

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 608597: Two cars, A & B are 400 miles apart. They start to approach each other, car A at 50 miles per hour and car B at 30 miles per hour. A canary is on car A when they start out. It flies until it reaches car B, then flies back to A, then back to B and continues until the cars meet. If the canary flies at a rate of 60 miles per hour, how far will it fly until the cars meet?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Two cars, A & B are 400 miles apart. They start to approach each other, car A at 50 miles per hour and car B at 30 miles per hour. A canary is on car A when they start out. It flies until it reaches car B, then flies back to A, then back to B and continues until the cars meet. If the canary flies at a rate of 60 miles per hour, how far will it fly until the cars meet? : Let t = travel time when the two cars collide 50t + 30t = 400 80t = 400 t = 400/80 t = 5 hrs : Find how far the canary flies at 60 mph for 5 hrs 5 * 60 = 300 miles