# SOLUTION: PLEASE HELP ME SOLVE THIS PROBLEM. THANK YOU. MOTION PROBLEMS: 1. A ship leaves a dock moving at 24mi/h. Three hours later a second ship sets out from the same dock at 32mi/h.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Unit Conversion Word Problems Question 627818: PLEASE HELP ME SOLVE THIS PROBLEM. THANK YOU. MOTION PROBLEMS: 1. A ship leaves a dock moving at 24mi/h. Three hours later a second ship sets out from the same dock at 32mi/h. How long will it take for the second ship to overtake the first? 2. Two cars 210km apart met each other in 2hrs. If one car traveled at 60km/h, then at what rate did the second car travel? Answer by solver91311(16885)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! During the 3 hour head start, the first ship travels 3 X 24 = 72 miles. The second ship is traveling 8 mph faster, so how long to cover 72 miles at 8 mph? John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it