# Question: three power boats in a 500 km handicap race leave...

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Three power boats in a 500 km handicap race leave at 5 hourly intervals. Boat A leaves

first and has a speed for the race of 20 km/h. Boat B leaves 5 hours later and travels at

an average speed of 25 km/h. Boat C leaves last, 5 hours after B, and completes the race

at a speed of 40 km/h.

a) Find the winner of the race.

b) Write a short description of what happened to each boat in the race.

c) When did C overtook B and A.