Solution: How long will it take the second jogger to catch the first?

A jogger starts a course at a steady rate of 8 kph. Five minutes later, a second jogger starts the same course at 10 kph. How long will it take the second jogger to catch the first?

How long will it take the second jogger to catch the first?

Problem Statement: EE Board April 1997

A jogger starts a course at a steady rate of 8 kph. Five minutes later, a second jogger starts the same course at 10 kph. How long will it take the second jogger to catch the first?

Problem Answer:

It will take 20 minutes for the second jogger to catch the first.

Solution:

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