Posted by **Kelsie** on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 5:29pm.

During the race, Bernie ran 9 meters every 4 seconds, while Barnaby ran 2 meters evey second and got a 10 meter head start. If the race is 70 meters long, did Bernie ever catch with Barnaby? If so, when?

I have to use a proportion to solve this.

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