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Posted by **Joe** on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 8:26pm.

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How long after the trooper starts the chase does he overtake the speeding car?

Answer in units of s

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**drwls**, Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:36amWrite equations for the distance travelled by each car after the car passes at t = 0. Set the two distances equal and solve for t.

X1 = 39.6 t

X2 = (2.25/2)(t-1)^2

X1 = X2

Solve for t. The time they are asking for is t-1.

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