# Word Problem : Distance and Speed

Not what you're looking for?

A man walking his dog along a straight country road spots a friend one mile away. His dog sprints ahead to greet her. When the dog reaches her it turns back to the man. when it reaches him it sprints back to the woman. The process continues until the two people meet. If each person walks at 2 MPH and the dog runs at 8 mph, how far does the dog run before the two people meet?

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

A distance and speed problem is solved.

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Solving quadratic inequalities

This quiz test you on how well you are familiar with solving quadratic inequalities.

##### Graphs and Functions

This quiz helps you easily identify a function and test your understanding of ranges, domains , function inverses and transformations.

##### Geometry - Real Life Application Problems

Understanding of how geometry applies to in real-world contexts

##### Know Your Linear Equations

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that will present you with a linear equation and then make 4 statements about that equation. You must determine which of the 4 statements are true (if any) in regards to the equation.

##### Exponential Expressions

In this quiz, you will have a chance to practice basic terminology of exponential expressions and how to evaluate them.