Mathematics>Standard Multiple Choice
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Lisa gives her little brother Sam a 15-second (sec) head start in a 300-meter (m) race. During the race, Sam runs at an average speed of 5 m/sec and Lisa runs at an average speed of 8 m/sec, not including the head start. Which of the following best approximates the number of seconds that had passed when Lisa caught up to Sam?