Posted by **Mimi** on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:28pm.

After 35 minutes of running, at the 8-{\rm km} point in a 9-{\rm km} race, you find yourself 200m behind the leader and moving at the same speed.

What should your acceleration be if you are to catch up by the finish line? Assume that the leader maintains a constant speed throughout the entire race.

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