# physics

On the once popular show “Knight Rider,” the tricked-out car (for the 80s, anyway), Kit, 1. drives up a ramp and into the back of a semi truck while the truck is moving. A viewer once expressed disbelief that this is possible. Assuming that Michael Knight (the driver) can steer very accurately, and modeling Kit as a particle, explain whether this would be possible if the semi truck is moving at constant speed of 85 mph and Kit is moving at 90 mph when he approaches the truck.

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