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HELP with question, I can't come up with the answer.by bradycat
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Sep1610, 04:48 AM

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I have a problem and I can't solve it. Do I have enough info?
Two knights on horseback start from rest 88.0m apart and ride directly toward each other to do battle. Horse A accelleration has a magnitude of 0.300 m/s^2, while Horse B has a magnitude of 0.200 m/s^2. Relative to Horse A's starting proint, where do the horses collide? I am not sure what to do here. Can you tell me what formula or formulas I need to use to figure this out. Just a work question and have no clue. Do I have enough info tho?? Please let me know ASAP, thanks for looking and helping if you do. Joanne This is what I came up with, but not sure, still can't get the answer. of 52.8m 


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Sep1610, 08:09 AM

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This one appears to not have enough knowns to deal with, but look closer.
Your equations would be: d = 1/2at^2+v_{o}t v = v_{o} + at If the riders start at from 0, that gives you v_{o}=0. Does that help? 


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