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A police car is at rest beside a road, looking for speeders. A car passes going at a constant speed of 30.0 m/s. The police car starts up 4 seconds later and accelerates at 2 m/s sq. until it reaches a speed of 40m. If the police car maintains this speed until it catches up wit the speeding car, calculate the total distance in which he catches up with the speeder.

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    40 m is not a speed.

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    Probably a typo meant to say 40 m/s.

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