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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I waNT to know if my method works. lets say you have the red car at point A that goes 12 miles per hour and you have the blue car at point B that 8 miles per hour.the distance between them is 6 miles. if the blue and the red car are in motion on the same plane of course, how long will it take the red car to catch up to the blue care?,...

Now i havent done these distance problems for a while and i just decided to see if i can approach it with a crude or unconventional way of solving the problem. so i want to know if my method is on crack or another way to say it, is it plain insane. thank u

so here is what i did...i imediately moved point A to point B then i minus the distance that was between them.12-6=6 the 8 is over by 2..so i think the car has not caught up yet. then i....12/60=.2 of a mile per min(60)...2x5=1....1.mile= 5min..16x5=80min.i get the 16 from the original 8milesx2(2sets)so 80min=1.20min..

solution 1.20min..

so what do u think?lol

Now i havent done these distance problems for a while and i just decided to see if i can approach it with a crude or unconventional way of solving the problem. so i want to know if my method is on crack or another way to say it, is it plain insane. thank u

so here is what i did...i imediately moved point A to point B then i minus the distance that was between them.12-6=6 the 8 is over by 2..so i think the car has not caught up yet. then i....12/60=.2 of a mile per min(60)...2x5=1....1.mile= 5min..16x5=80min.i get the 16 from the original 8milesx2(2sets)so 80min=1.20min..

solution 1.20min..

so what do u think?lol