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You are keeping pace with another runner, at 4 minutes per mile, but are 16 m behind her when she is 130m from the finish line.At what pace will you be running at the finish?

*Express your answer using two significant figures.

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    Also, what is the constant acceleration do you need to catch her at the finish if she maintains a constant speed?

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