# SOLUTION: At 9:00 a.m. a truck leaves the truck yard and travels west at a rate of 50 mph. At 11:00 a.m., a second truck leaves along the same route, traveling at 75 mph. When will the secon

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 Question 404678: At 9:00 a.m. a truck leaves the truck yard and travels west at a rate of 50 mph. At 11:00 a.m., a second truck leaves along the same route, traveling at 75 mph. When will the second truck catch up to the first?Found 2 solutions by Alan3354, rfer:Answer by Alan3354(31518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!At 9:00 a.m. a truck leaves the truck yard and travels west at a rate of 50 mph. At 11:00 a.m., a second truck leaves along the same route, traveling at 75 mph. When will the second truck catch up to the first? ------------------------ The 1st truck is 100 miles away (50 x 2) The 2nd truck gains on the 1st at 25 mph (75- 50) 100/25 = 4 hours 11:00 + 4 = 1500 hours Answer by rfer(12730)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A has 100 mi lead over take speed is 25 mph 100/25=4 hrs 11:00 + 4= 3:00 pm