Two people, $A$ and $B$, walk from P to Q and back. $A$ starts 1 hour after $B$, overtakes him 2 miles from Q, meets him 32 minutes later, and arrives at P when $B$ is 4 miles off. Find the distance from P to Q.
I really cannot think of anything to solve this problem. I tried drawing a diagram to model the situation, but that didn't seem to help very much. The problem I am having is translating the English to mathematical language; which is really what makes me struggle with word problems in general.
Even if I could just have the equations to describe the problem, that would help tremendously; my problem is forming the equations, but solving them is easy for me. If I could also get some tips for how to form equations based on the word problems, that would be much help. Thanks.