# SOLUTION: The Yankee Clipper leaves the pier at 9:00 a.m. at 8 knots. A half hour later , The River Rover leaves the same pier in the same direction traveling 10 knots . At what time will

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 Question 518333: The Yankee Clipper leaves the pier at 9:00 a.m. at 8 knots. A half hour later , The River Rover leaves the same pier in the same direction traveling 10 knots . At what time will the River Rover overtake the Yankee Clipper? Answer by richwmiller(9135)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!r*t=d 8t=10*(t-.5) 8t=10t-5 5=2t 2.5=t They will meet at 11:30 am