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Homework Help: math unit rate question

Posted by marko on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 7:53pm.

Yolanda and Yoko ran in 100 yd dash. When Yolanda crossed the finish line, Yoko was 10 yrd behind her. The girls then repeated the race, with Yolanda starting 10 yrd behind the starting line. If each girl ran at the same rate as before, who won the race? By how many yards?
i say it would be a tie

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Assuming the girls run at the same rate as before, how far behind the starting line should Yolanda be in order for the 2 to finish in a tie?
10 yards

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