Pipestone, Marshall, and Worthington are three cities. Pipestone is 36 miles west of Marshall, and Worthington is 77 miles north of Marshall.
Bert and Tre leave Pipestone at the same time. Bert goes straight to Worthington at a speed of 20
miles per hour. Tre goes from Pipestone to Marshall to Worthington at a speed of 30 miles per hour.
Who will get to Worthington first?
'Tre will get to Worthington first.
Straight Diagonal Distance between Pipestone & Worthington as travelled by Bert= Sqrt ( 36X36 + 77 X 77 ) = 85 miles
Dist between Pipestone & Marshal + that between Marshal & Worthington as travelled bt Tre = 36 + 77 = 113 miles
So times taken by Bert to reach Worthington= 85/20 = 4.25 hrs
Time taken by Tre to reach Worthington = 113/30 = 3.76hrs