Ships

At 8:40 the ship set sail at 12 km/h. At 19:10 followed by at 29 km/h sail boat. When sail boat catches up the ship?

How many minutes will catch up took?

Result

hour of catch-up:  2
minute of catch-up:  35
duration of catch-up:  445 min

Solution:

Solution in text duration of catch-up:=







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