Two trains are approaching each other from opposite directions with the speeds 10 miles per hour and 20 miles per hour, and heading for a collision. If they are a quarter mile apart, how long will it take for them to collide?

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Correct Answer: **C.** *30 seconds*

The speed at which the two trains are closing the gap between them is 10 + 20 = 30 mph. At the is speed, it will take (0.25/30) × 3600 = 30 seconds to close a gap of 0.25 miles.

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