# SOLUTION: A car enters the highway at point a and travels west at a constant speed of 55 miles per hour. One hour later, another car enters the highway at point a and travels west at a const

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 265339: A car enters the highway at point a and travels west at a constant speed of 55 miles per hour. One hour later, another car enters the highway at point a and travels west at a constant speed of 65 miles per hour. How long does it take the second car to overtake the first? Answer by richwmiller(9135)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!55*(t+1)=65t 55t+55=65t 10t=55 t=55/10=5.5 hrs