Physics
posted by john .
Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting line 1.00 s before Kathy. Assume Stan moves with a constant acceleration of 3.45 m/s2 and Kathy maintains an acceleration of 5.10 m/s2.
(a) Find the time it takes Kathy to overtake Stan.
(b) Find the distance she travels before she catches him.
(c) Find the speeds of both cars at the instant she overtakes him.
Kathy's speed =
Stan's speed=
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Grade 12 Physics
A young woman named Sassy Sue purchases a sports utility vehicle that can accelerate at the rate of 4.88m/s^2. She decides to test the car by dragging with another speedster, McSpeedy. Both start from rest, but experienced McSpeedy … 
Physics (When will Kathy overtake Stan if )
Kathy has a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 4.90m/s^2. She races with Stan. Both cars start from rest but experienced Stan leaves starting line 1.00s before her. Stan moves with a constant aceleration of 3.90m/s^2 and … 
physics
Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 5.00 m/s2. She decides to test the car by racing with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting line 1.00 s before … 
Physics
Stan takes a trip, driving with a constant velocity of 81.5 km/h to the north except for a 22 min rest stop. If Stan's avg velocity is 66.80 km/h to the north, how long does the trip take? 
Physics
A young woman named Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 4.77 m/s2. She decides to test the car by dragging with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting … 
Physics
A young woman named Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 4.6 m/s2. She decides to test the car by dragging with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting … 
physics
A young woman named Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 4.16 m/s2. She decides to test the car by drag racing with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting … 
Physics
A young woman named Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 4.53 m/s2. She decides to test the car by dragging with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the starting … 
Physics
A young woman named Kathy Kool buys a sports car that can accelerate at the rate of 5.14 m/s 2 . She decides to test the car by drag racing with another speedster, Stan Speedy. Both start from rest, but experienced Stan leaves the … 
physics
A runner is at the starting gate and hears the starting gun. He begins running with a constant acceleration ai = 0.55 m/s2. He crosses the finish line at d = 100 m and then begins slowing down. It takes him tr to cross the finish line. …