SOLUTION: A private airplane leaves Midway Airport and flies due east at a speed of 180 km/hr. two hours later, a jet leaves Midway and flies due east at a speed of 900 km/hr. how far from t

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 Question 326760: A private airplane leaves Midway Airport and flies due east at a speed of 180 km/hr. two hours later, a jet leaves Midway and flies due east at a speed of 900 km/hr. how far from the airport will the jet overtake the private plane?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Rate*Time=Distance . . . In that two hours, the first jet moved 360 km. Find the distance for each plane when they meet . 1. 2. From eq. 2, Substitute into eq. 1, km