# Physics

posted by .

Man jogs 1.5 m/s.
Dog waits 1.8 s then runs at 3.7 m/s.
How far will they have each travelled when dog catches up to man?

• Physics -

distances are the same
distance = time*speed

1.5t = 3.7(t-1.8)
t = 3 sec

check:
1.5*3 = 4.5
3.7*1.2 = 4.44

accurate to within rounding

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

Hi: We have a homework problem that I have no idea even how to set up! please help! "A man jogs at a speed of 1.3 m/s. His dog waits 1.4s then takes off running at a speed of 2.8 m/s to catch the man. How far will they have to travel …
2. ### physics

Hi: We have a homework problem that I have no idea even how to set up! please help! "A man jogs at a speed of 1.3 m/s. His dog waits 1.4s then takes off running at a speed of 2.8 m/s to catch the man. How far will they have to travel …
3. ### physics

Okay, I have an example problem that I'm trying to solve that comes with the answer; I'm just trying to figure out what to do. A man jogs at a speed of 1.8 m/s. His dog waits 2 s and then takes off running at a speed of 4 m/s to catch …
4. ### physics

A man jogs along at 1.2 m/s. His dog, playing 36 m behind him, waits for 5 s, then takes off after him at 3.1 m/s. How far apart are they when the dog starts after his master?
5. ### Physics

A man jogs along at 1.2 m/s. His dog, playing 36 m behind him, waits for 5 s, then takes off after him at 3.1 m/s. How far apart are they when the dog starts after his master?
6. ### Physics

A man jogs along at 1.2 m/s. His dog, playing 36 m behind him, waits for 5 s, then takes off after him at 3.1 m/s. How far apart are they when the dog starts after his master?
7. ### physics

A man jogs at a spee of 1.1 m/s. His dog waits 1.6s and then takes off running at a speed of 3.8 m/s to catch up with the man. How far will they each have traveled when the dog catches up with the man?
8. ### Physics

A man jogs at a speed of 1.7 m/s. His dog waits 2.5 s and then takes oﬀ running at a speed of 4.1 m/s to catch the man. How far will they have each traveled when the dog catches up with the man?
9. ### physics

A man jogs at a speed of 1.7 m/s. His dog waits 1.4 s and then takes off running at a speed of 3.4 m/s to catch the man. How far will they have each traveled when the dog catches up with the man?
10. ### physics

A man jogs at a speed of 1.7 m/s. His dog waits 1.9 s and then takes off running at a speed of 2.7 m/s to catch the man. How far will they have each traveled when the dog catches up with the man?

More Similar Questions