This is an exaggerated math words problem. It looks like this:

Hangar A and B are separated 190 miles apart. Ted, from Hangar A, drove a jet landsubmarinewithwheels to Hangar B andmetGunther, which rode a breathingscooterwithfeet, from Hangar B to Hangar A, at certain point between the two hangars. They both didn't start to travel at the same time. Gunther was earlier than Ted.

When they met, Gunther had traveled for twice the length of time as Ted and at two-fifteenth rate of Ted's speed.

How many miles had Ted driven the jet landsubmarinewithwheels when they met?

So, there're two options. The first one is to not do the problem and stare at blank for no reason.

Second, is as the typing below perhaps.

Linear motion

There's no acceleration mentioned in the problem, so they must travel in (uniform) linear motion -- with __constant velocity__.

Also, because the path of both were not mentioned, let's assume they went in a straight line.

In linear motion, the relationship between distance, rate, and time is:

distance=rate(velocity) ×time(duration)

Now, Gunther part

*When they met, Gunther had traveled for twice the length of time as Ted and at two-fifteenth rate of Ted's speed.*

Then the distance Gunther had traveled ► 2 × 2/15 = __ 4/15__ (of Ted's distance -- when they met).

Connect it to the total distance

*Hangar A and B are separated 190 miles apart.*

Therefore, when they met:

Gunther's travel distance + Ted's travel distance = 190 miles.

Create variable

Let's denote the Ted's mileage as T_{m}.

From the above step: Gunther's travel distance + Ted's travel distance = 190 miles.

Thus ► (4/15)T_{m} + T_{m} = 190

(19/15)T_{m} = 190

T_{m} = 190 × (15/19) = __150__

Then the answer is

**150 miles**

Ted had traveled __150 miles__ when he met Gunther on the way to Hangar B.

The late departure of Ted?

It's already included in the "calculation".

This fragment: *...Gunther had traveled for twice the length of time as Ted...*(implicitly, Ted's time is already "plus" his late departure).

Can we calculate the velocity of each?

No, because the exact time for either one was not mentioned in the problem. Only the __ratios__ were mentioned.

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