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    There are 20 traffic cones with a constant distance between each cone. A Vectra takes 24 seconds to reach the 12th cone. How long will it take to reach the last cone?

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    I take it the speed is a constant?

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    Or the acceleration (from a standing start)?

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    Impossible to tell from the information given.

    You need to specify where the start point is and if speed is constant. You could have driven 200 metres to get to the first cone etc.

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    If speed is constant and distance is constant then 40seconds to reach the 20th cone.
    If it's a trick question then...............

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    speed is constant and you start from the first cone. It's not 40 seconds.

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    What size is the Vectra engine? Are all the cones stacked up on top of each other?

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    Assuming the Vectra starts at the first cone and is instantly doing a constant speed then time to the 20th cone is 41.454545 secs

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealM View Post
    Assuming the Vectra starts at the first cone and is instantly doing a constant speed then time to the 20th cone is 41.454545 secs
    We have a winner!

    Someones had the calc out...

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