Problem: An automobile traveling 95 km/h overtakes a 1.10-km-long train traveling in the same direction on a track parallel to the road.If the trains speed is 75 km/h, how long does it take the car to pass it? See the figure .How far will the car have traveled in this time?What is the time if the car and train are traveling in opposite directions?How far will the car have traveled if the car and train are traveling in opposite directions?

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An automobile traveling 95 km/h overtakes a 1.10-km-long train traveling in the same direction on a track parallel to the road.

If the trains speed is 75 km/h, how long does it take the car to pass it? See the figure .

How far will the car have traveled in this time?

What is the time if the car and train are traveling in opposite directions?

How far will the car have traveled if the car and train are traveling in opposite directions?

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