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a.) At what time will runner B catch up with runner A?

b.) If the runners stop when B catches A, how far do they run?

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a.) At what time will runner B catch up with runner A?

b.) If the runners stop when B catches A, how far do they run?

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Do you know speed= distance/time so that distance = speed* time?

If you let the time A runs be "t", then the time B runs is "t- 5".

You know their speeds so using the times above what will be the two distances? Now set them equal and solve for t.

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