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    Martin left kingston driving at 80 km/h on highway 401. Linda followed 2 h later, driving in the same direction at 100 km/h. How far down the road will linda pass martin?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soy View Post
    Martin left kingston driving at 80 km/h on highway 401. Linda followed 2 h later, driving in the same direction at 100 km/h. How far down the road will linda pass martin?
    martin gets a two hour head start, so he has traveled 160 km when linda leaves

    rate times time = distance , and they travel the same distance when linda passes

    160 + 80t = 100t

    solve for t, then determine the same distance each traveled
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