Catching-up to problem

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Homework Statement



A cheetah can maintain its maximum speed of 100 km/hr for 30.0 seconds. What minimum distance must a gazelle running 80.0 km/hr be ahead of the cheetah to escape?

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What equation do i start his out with? I'm not even sure what to start lookinf or here.

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rl.bhat
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Find the relative speed between cheetah and gazelle.
Then the minimum distance = relative speed X time.
 

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