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Posted by **test comin up** on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:00am.

Two cyclists start biking from a trail's start 3 hours apart. The second cyclist travels at 10 miles per hour and starts 3 hours after the first cyclist who is traveling at 6 miles per hour. How much time will pass before the second cyclist catches up with the first from the time the second cyclist started biking?

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**Writeacher**, Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:05amMath assistance needed.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:11amThe distance they travel is the same...

dfirst=6*time

dsecond=10*(time-3)

set the two equations equal, solve for time.

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