(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

a car moving 95 km/hr is 110 meters behind another car going 75 km/hr. how long does it take for the faster car to catch up?

2. Relevant equations

kinematic equations

3. The attempt at a solution

so i manipulated the kinematic equations to yield an expression for the change in time, but my problem is finding which is initial velocity and which is final. do i have to consider the motion of both cars SEPARATELY? or maybe take the difference of the two velocities and use that as the velocity for the change in distance? any help here would be greatly appreciated. (i also note that the velocities must be converted to m/sec.)

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# Homework Help: A car catching up to another car

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