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Two cars are traveling along a straight road. Car (A) maintains a constant speed of 74.0 km/h; car (B) maintains a constant speed of 103 km/h. At t = 0, car (B) is 45.0 km behind car A. How far will car (A) travel from t = 0 before it is overtaken by car (B)?

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