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Mike can run the mile in 6 minutes, and Dan Can run the mile in 9 minutes. If mike gives Dan a head start of 1 minute, how far from the start will mike pass Dan? How long does it take?

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    They run the same distance.

    Mikedistance=1mile/6min * (time-1)
    Dandistance=1mile/9min * time
    set the two distance equal

    1mile/6min (time-1)=1mile/9min (time
    you do it from here.
    time will be in minutes.
    How far? use either distance equation.

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