Messenger 3117

One messenger went 7 miles every day. When he had gone 64 miles, his master sent another messenger after him, who went 9 miles daily. How many days did the second messenger catch up with the first messenger?

Correct answer:

x =  32 d

Step-by-step explanation:

v1=7 min/d v2=9 min/d s1=64 mil  t1=s1/v1=64/7=7649.1429 d  v1 (x+t1)=v2 x 7 (x+9.1428571428571)=9 x  2x=64  x=264=32  x=32=32 d

Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!

Tips for related online calculators
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have a quadratic equation?
Do you want to convert length units?
Do you want to convert time units like minutes to seconds?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Units of physical quantities:

Themes, topics:

Grade of the word problem:

Related math problems and questions: