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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:


The hare and the tortoise start running together around a 300m track.

The hare runs at a constant speed of 15 km/h and the tortoise runs at a constant speed of 13.8 km/h.

On which of the hare's laps will she first pass the tortoise?


This problem is adapted from the World Mathematics Championships
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