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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Becky on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 11:33pm.

A motorist drives along a straight road at a constant speed of 16.5 m/s. Just as she passes a parked motorcycle police officer, the officer starts to accelerate at 3.50 m/s2 to overtake her. Assume that the officer maintains this acceleration.

(a) Determine the time it takes the police officer to reach the motorist.

(b) Find the speed of the officer as he overtakes the motorist.

(c) Find the total displacement of the officer as he overtakes the motorist.

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