physics
posted by maddi on .
A car travelling 19.4m/s passes apolice car at rest.As it passes, the police car starts up, accelerating with a magnitude of 3.2m/s. Maintaining that acceleration, how long will it take the police car to catch up with the speeding motorist?

vt=at²/2
t=2v/a=2•19.4/3.2=121.25 s=2.02 min