# SOLUTION: In a car race, Car A starts 1 mile behind Car B. Car A is traveling 65 miles per hour, while Car B is traveling at 55 miles per hour. How long will it take for Car A to overtake Ca

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 Question 79167: In a car race, Car A starts 1 mile behind Car B. Car A is traveling 65 miles per hour, while Car B is traveling at 55 miles per hour. How long will it take for Car A to overtake Car B.Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1=65t-55t: t being the time to overtake the slower car. 1=10t t=1/10 t=.1 hour or 6 minutes. proof 1=65*.1-55*.1 1=6.5-5.5 1=1