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The big collision

The big collision

Two spaceships follow a frontal collision path. One of them travels at 8 kilometers per minute and the other at 12 km / minute. Assuming that at this moment they are exactly 5,743 km away. away from each other, How long will they take a minute before crashing?

Solution

Since the distance to which they are one minute before crashing is requested, the data of 5,743 km.
It is irrelevant. The distance will be: 8 + 12 = 20 km which is the distance they will travel in the last minute before colliding.