Cross road

From the junction of two streets that are perpendicular to each other, two cyclists (each on another street) walked out. One ran 18 km/h and the second 24 km/h. How are they away from

a) 6 minutes,
b) 15 minutes?

Result

a =  3 km
b =  7.5 km

Solution:

Solution in text a =
Solution in text b =







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