Kinematics question -- 2 runners racing with different acceleration rates

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0.75(t-2)^2=0.6t^2
Solving using the quadratic formula gave me 18.9 and 1.1.
OK, but with Mark running for only t-2 seconds, what do you think t=1.1 means?
 
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OK, but with Mark running for only t-2 seconds, what do you think t=1.1 means?
Right haha. Really late where I am. Thanks for the help!
 

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