Posted by **Ashley** on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 5:49pm.

The instant a traffic light turns green a car that has been waiting at the light starts forward with a constant acceleration of 10 ft/s^2. At the same instant a truck traveling at a constant 30 ft/s overtakes and passes the car.

1. how far beyond the starting point will the car overtake the truck.

2. how fast willl the car be traveling

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 5:52pm
The distance both travel is the same

dcar= 1/2 a t^2

dtruck=10 t

set those equal, and solve for t.

then, knowing t, you can find the velocity of the car (a t) and how far it went (1/2 a t^2)

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**anne**, Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 3:22am
pls ans. dis tnx

i need help:((

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