# SOLUTION: A car started out from Memphis toward Little Rock at the rate of 60 km/h. A second car left from the same point 2h later and drove along the same route at 75km/h. How long did it t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 18913: A car started out from Memphis toward Little Rock at the rate of 60 km/h. A second car left from the same point 2h later and drove along the same route at 75km/h. How long did it take the second car to overtake the first car?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A car started out from Memphis toward Little Rock at the rate of 60 km/h. A second car left from the same point 2h later and drove along the same route at 75km/h. How long did it take the second car to overtake the first car? Let the time be x 60(x+2)=75x 60x+120=75x 60x+120-60x=75x-60x 120=15x (divide both sides by 15) x=8