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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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Step 1

Let the two car A and car B meets after time "t" . 

The position of the cars before the overlap and after overlap is given as 

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Step 2

We now list the data given in the problem and assign the values

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Step 3

The distance traveled by car A is given as 

The distance trave...

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