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A car passes a landmark on a highway traveling at a constant rate of 55 kilometers per hour. One hour later, a second car passes the same landmark traveling in the same direction at 63 kilometers per hour. How much time after the second car passes the landmark will it overtake the first car?

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  1. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    Let t = time for the 2nd car to catch the 1st From the information given, we know that the first car is 55 km ahead of the 2ndcar when it passes the marker. : write a distance equation, dist = speed * time

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    63t=55t+55 8t=55 t=6.875

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    thank you so much!!!

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    your welcome!

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    welcome to openstudy!!!!!!!

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