I have a problem in my D.E. class that is driving me nuts.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Two drivers, A and B are in a race. Beginning from a standing start they both proceed at a constant acceleration. Driver A covers the last 1/4 of the distance in 3 seconds. Driver B covers the last 1/3 of the distance in 4 seconds. Who wins and by how much time?

I am assuming the distance is 1320ft or 1/4 mile.

I know that driver B wins by .594 seconds but I don't know how that number was reached. Can anyone help?

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# Homework Help: Drag racing problem

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