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**brendacf06** PLEASE SOME ONE HELP ME SOLVE THIS PROBLEM !!!!!

A car is traveling at a constant speed of 65 mph along a road parallel to a railroad track. The car overtakes a mile long train (traveling in the same direction) traveling at a constant speed of 60 mph. How long does it take from the time the car passes the rear of the train until it passes the engine at the head of the train? Please write the equation and explain how you get the equation to solve the problem and solve the problem.