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Truck word problem

At 9:00 a.m. a truck leaves the truck yard and travels west at a rate of 45 mi/hr. Two hours later, a second truck leaves along the same route, traveling at 55 mi/hr. When will the second truck catch up to the first?

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Suppose the first truck travels T hours, at which point the second truck catches up to it; then the ...

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This provides an example of working with a word problem regarding when one truck will overtake another.