# Can someone help with this physics question?

A lion and a pig participate in a race over a 1.70 km long course. The lion travels at a speed of 17.0 m/s and the pig can do 3.30 m/s. The lion runs for 1.360 km and then stops to tease the slow-moving pig, which eventually passes by. The lion waits for a while after the pig passes and then runs toward the finish...
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A lion and a pig participate in a race over a 1.70 km long course. The lion travels at a speed of 17.0 m/s and the pig can do 3.30 m/s. The lion runs for 1.360 km and then stops to tease the slow-moving pig, which eventually passes by. The lion waits for a while after the pig passes and then runs toward the finish line. Both animals cross the finish line at the exact same instant. Assume both animals, when moving, move steadily at their respective speeds.

(a)

How far (in m) is the pig from the finish line when the lion resumes the race?

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After the faster animal resumes the race, they both travel for the same amount of time to the end of the race. How far does the faster animal travel during this time? If we represent the distance the slower animal has traveled by D, how far does the slower animal travel? m

(b)

For how long in time (in s) was the lion stationary?

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We need to find the time between when the faster animal stops and then resumes the race.

We know the distance and speed the faster animal travels before stopping and hence can find the time t.

We know the distance and speed the slower animal travels before the faster animal resumes the race and hence can find the time t'. The time of interest is

Δt = t' − t.

(a)

How far (in m) is the pig from the finish line when the lion resumes the race?

Incorrect: Your answer is incorrect.

After the faster animal resumes the race, they both travel for the same amount of time to the end of the race. How far does the faster animal travel during this time? If we represent the distance the slower animal has traveled by D, how far does the slower animal travel? m

(b)

For how long in time (in s) was the lion stationary?

Incorrect: Your answer is incorrect.

We need to find the time between when the faster animal stops and then resumes the race.

We know the distance and speed the faster animal travels before stopping and hence can find the time t.

We know the distance and speed the slower animal travels before the faster animal resumes the race and hence can find the time t'. The time of interest is

Δt = t' − t.

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