Strategies and Hints
b for Boyd's speed on the bicycle and c for Carlene's
speed in the car, the two distances are bh for Boyd and ch
Passing to Finish, Boyd covers a distance ch
and Carlene covers bh.
the times are not equal. From Passing to Finish, Boyd
travels 25 times as long as Carlene.
ratio of Boyd's time to Carlene's time can be written in two ways:
25:1 and .
Set the two ratios equal and then find the ratio b:c.