A tortoise can run with a speed of 10.3 cm/s, and a hare can run 19.7 times as fast. In a race, they both start at the same time, but the hare stops to rest for 119 seconds. The tortoise wins by a shell (18.2 cm). How long does the race take?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2. Relevant equations

The only thing we've even covered so far is speed = d/t and v=delta x/delta t

3. The attempt at a solution

This is my first time ever taking a physics course and I just don't seem to be getting it. Can anyone help me set up some sort of equation that I would use to solve this problem? I've tried setting up two equations and then using substitution to try to solve for t, but my answers seem to come out to negative numbers. Am I even on the right track with this? Thanks so much

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