Anonymous asked : Two trains travel toward each other on the same track, beginning 100 miles apart. One train travels at 40 miles per hour; the other travels at 60 miles an hour. A bird starts flight at the same location as the faster train, flying at a speed of 90 miles per hour. When it reaches the slower train, it turns around, flying the other direction at the same speed. When it reaches the faster train again, it turns around -- and so on. When the trains collide, how far will the bird have flown?
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- smstext said: while the bird will change direction, assuming the changes in direction don’t slow it down any, it will have flown 90 miles, though it will double back on itself. the harder question would be how far it is from its starting point
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