Train leaves NYC heading to LA

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A train leaves from New York City (NYC) heading towards Los Angeles (LA) at 100 mph. Three hours later, a train leaves LA heading towards NYC at 200 MPH. Assume there's exactly 2000 miles between LA and NYC. When they meet, which train is closer to New York City?

asked Mar 13, 2013 in Challenge / Quizzes by kidzsearch (87,280 points)


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When they meet they are both at the same spot, so then they are the same distance away, right?
answered Mar 13, 2013 by mathgeek36 (39,480 points)
selected Mar 19, 2013 by kidzsearch
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They're both at the same spot.

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answered Mar 17, 2013 by mystic_beauty (16,370 points)
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The train from New York City. When the two engines meet, the cars stretching back behind the train from New York are closer than all the cars from Los Angeles.
answered May 21, 2013 by anonymous
There is no train cars in the question, just the engines
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Both will be at same distance from NYC when they meet.

answered Feb 26, 2016 by Eklavy
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LA
answered Jun 2, 2016 by anonymous

??????!!!!!

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the 2nd train
answered Sep 23, 2016 by anonymous
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Da firt won duh!
answered May 20, 2017 by BreezyMoonDancer (5,020 points)

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