# SOLUTION: A cyclist leaves Las Vegas riding at the rate of 18 mph. One hour later, a car leaves Las Vegas going 45 mph in the same direction. How long will it take the car to overtake the cy

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 Question 560442: A cyclist leaves Las Vegas riding at the rate of 18 mph. One hour later, a car leaves Las Vegas going 45 mph in the same direction. How long will it take the car to overtake the cyclist? Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A cyclist leaves Las Vegas riding at the rate of 18 mph. One hour later, a car leaves Las Vegas going 45 mph in the same direction. How long will it take the car to overtake the cyclist? : Let t = travel time of the car then (t+1) = travel time of the bike : When car catches bike they will have traveled the same distance A simple distance equation : 45t = 18(t+1)