Racer

The first racer run at a speed 20 m/s and is 750 meters before the finish and ahead 79 meters before second competitor.

At what speed must run the second racer to catch first racer at the finish line?

Correct answer:

v2 =  22.11 m/s

Step-by-step explanation:

t1=t2 s1=750=v1t1 t1=750/20=37.5 s  v2=s1+s2t2 v2=v1s1+s2s1 v2=750+7937.5=22.11 m/s



We will be pleased if You send us any improvements to this math problem. Thank you!






avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have a quadratic equation?
Do you want to convert velocity (speed) units?
Do you want to convert time units like minutes to seconds?

Related math problems and questions:

  • Bob and Bobek
    bob_a_bobek At 10h 20min runs Bobek from hat at average speed 12 km/h. At what time must run out Bob at speed 18 km/h to catch him 9 kilometers from the hat?
  • Sprinter
    Sprinter Sprinter runs the relay 4 x 400 m to the handover at a speed of 42 km/h. A second runner is at the start of the handover area 20 m long and runs when it is the first sprinter at a distance of 10 m. Calculate the speed at which the second runner must run t
  • Motion 2
    motion2 At 10 o'clock started from place A car speed at 90 km/h. 20 minutes after started from the place B at speed 60 km/h another car. Distance places A and B is 120 kilometers. What time and where they meet?
  • Overtaking
    dopravni-znacka-zakaz-predjizdeni On the direct road, the passenger car overtakes the slower bus by starting to overtake 20 meters from the bus and after passing it ahead of it again 20 meters away. The car overtakes at a steady speed of 72 km/h, the bus goes at a steady speed of 54 km/h.
  • Skier
    skiing At this point, the first skier lead 20 km before the second skier and travels at a constant speed 19 km/h. The second skier rides at 24 km/h. How long take him to catch up the first?
  • Peleton
    tdf6 Cycling race was run at an average speed of 45 km/h. One cyclist lost with defect 8 minutes. How long and how far he must go at speed 51 km/h to catch peleton again?
  • Cars
    car_red Cars started at 7:00 AM. From point A car run at 40 km per hour, from B car run 70 km per hour. Between A and B is a 250 km long road. When and where will meet (measured from point A)?
  • Truck and car
    smetiari At 6h45min, the truck started at a speed of 36 km/h. At 7h30m behind it a passenger car. Find the passenger car's average speed to catch the truck 72 km away from the factory.
  • Two cars
    cars_racing Two cars started against each other at the same time to journey long 346 km. The first car went 53 km/h and the second 53 km/h. What distance will be between these cars 20 minutes before meet?
  • Cheetah vs antelope
    motion2 When the cheetah began chasing the antelope, the distance between them was 120 meters. Although the antelope was running at 72km/h, the cheetah caught up with it in 12 seconds. What speed was the cheetah running?
  • Two trains
    two-trains Two trains go at each other. First at speed 40 km/h and the second at speed 60 km/h. At what distance will be 30 minutes before they will meet?
  • Failure
    car Drivers of passenger cars have calculated that at a speed of 60 km/h arrives at destination within 40 minutes. After 20 km refrain five minutes due a technical failure. How fast must go the rest of the way to the finish came at the scheduled time?
  • Two trains
    vlak From station A, the freight train traveled at a speed of 40 km/h in 9h. When he drove 15km, the fast train started from station A in the same direction at a speed of 70km/h. When will it the freight train catch up?
  • Tourists
    hiking From the cottage started first group of tourists at 10:00 AM at speed 4 km/h. The second started after them 47 minutes later at speed 6 km/h. How long and how many kilometers from the cottage will catch the first group?
  • The shooter
    terc2 The shooter heard the impact of the bullet on the target in one second after the shot. The bullet was moving at an average speed of 500 m/s. Calculate with speed of sound of 340 m/s. Determine the distance of the target.
  • Vacation
    motion Parents piggybacking children on vacation to its grandmother and grandfather at a city distant 150 kilometers. They agreed to meet halfway. Parents will be travel at 90 km/h, grandmother and grandfather at 60 km/h. Parents depart at 12:00 hours. When gran
  • Car - road
    car Car started at 11:40 at speed 54 km/h from A and to B arrived at 12:20. Determine the distance A and B.