# engineering mechanics

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A police officer observes a motorist who is approaching at a uniform speed of 80km/h he in his patrol car starts chasing it as it just crosses him.after accelerating for 8 seconds at a constant rate he attains his top speed of 120km/h how long does it take to overtake the motorist and at what distance?

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Just look at the solved problems linked below. This problem may be the most common in all of algebra and beginning physics :) Remember and hour is 3600 seconds.

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