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Posted by **Bethany** on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 9:16pm.

How long after the trooper starts the chase does he overtake the speeding car? (answer in units of s)

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 9:50pmdistance car= 33m/s * time

distance cop= 1/2 a (t-1)^2

the distances are the same, set the two equal,and solve for t. You may need the quadratic equation.

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