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Posted by ashley on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 10:48pm.

A hockey player is standing on his skates on a frozen pond when an opposing player, moving with a uniform speed of 12 m/s, skates by with the puck. After 2.0 s, the first player makes up his mind to chase his opponent. If he accelerates uniformly at 4.0 m/s2, determine each of the following.
(a) How long does it take him to catch his opponent?(b) How far has he traveled in that time?

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