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Finding the maximum speed

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Homework Statement


Magna is travelling at 110 kph, and realises Commodore in front of him is travelling at 80kph. To avoid a collision, what is the max speed the Magna can have as it reaches the commodore?

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The Attempt at a Solution


I am not sure how to approach this.
 

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I am not sure how to approach this
Hi,

One way to approach this is to try a few numbers. Not extremely sophisticated, but it works to get a feeling. 100 ? 50 ?
 

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