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2 cars are in a race the first car is 200m ahead of the second car.the first car is moving with a uniform velocity of 30m/s while the second car starts from rest and accelerate to a rate of 4m/s how far and how long will it take the second car to meet the first car

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    Write equtions for distance travelled vs time for each car. Set them equal and solve for t.

    Use that value of t in either X(t) equation to get the location.

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