At 6 hours 40 minutes steamer sailed from the port at speed 12 km/h. At exactly 10 hours started sail motorboat at speed 42 km/h. When motorboat will catch steamer?


t = 11:20 hh:mm Wrong answer


12*(t-(6+40/60)) = 42*(t-10.00)

-1800t = -20400

t = 34/3 ≈ 11.333333

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