Runners A and B are nearing the end of a race. The last portion of track before the finish line is straight. Both runners are moving at a constant speed of 5 m/s. When runner A is 50 m behind runner B, she starts to accelerate at a constant rate of 0.25 m/s 2 0.25 \text{ m/s}^2 .

At this moment, runner B, still going a constant speed, is 100 m from the finish line

Part a) Who wins the race?

B tie A

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Saraswati Sharma
Nov 2, 2016

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