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

A car is waiting at a stoplight. Just as the light turns green and the car starts to accelerate, a truck passes at a constant velocity in the next lane. The truck passes at a velocity 25.0 m/s while the car accelerates 5.00 m/s^2 both in the same direction,

Calculate the distance travelled by the car before it overtakes the truck?

Car's speed as it overtakes the truck?

2. Relevant equations

I am a little confused on this one.

3. The attempt at a solution

I think you have to use the formula vf^2=Vi^2 +2ad but am not sure. Do you combine 2 formulas?

any help would be appreciated

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# Homework Help: Acceleration and velocity question-easy-need help

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