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Islands X and Y are located 360 km apart.

Boat A starts from X in the direction of Y at an average speed of 44 km/h.

Simultaneously, boat B starts from Y towards X at an average speed of 28 km/h.

(a) If both boats took the same route , after how much time will the two boats meet ?

(b) How far would boat A have travelled when it met boat B ?

(c) How far would boat B have travelled when it met boat A ?

 

Notes to student:

  1. If the question above has parts, (e.g. (a) and (b)), given that the answer for part (a) is 10 and the answer for part (b) is 12, give your answer as:10,12
The correct answer is : 5,220,140
(a)_____h, (b)_____km, (c)______km