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Problem 1173

Two cars are traveling 40 and 50 miles per hour, respectively. If the second car starts out 5 miles behind the first car, how long will it take the second car to overtake the first car?

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It will take the second car 0.5 hours or 30 minutes to overtake the first car.

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