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I have a problem which has two soccer players starting from rest, 51m apart. They run directly toward each other. The first players acceleration is 0.50 m/s^2. The second player's accelration is 0.30m/s^2.

(a) How much time passes before they collide?

(b) At the instant they collide, how far has the first player run?

Ok so here's what I know:

Both players initial velocity is 0m/s.

Both players initial distance is 51m.

Player one has an acceleration of 0.50m/s^2.

Player two has an acceleration of 0.30m/s^2.

So I calculated the velocity of both players. Now calculating the time, is where I begin to loose focus. Do I find each players total time? If so, how does that tell me when they collide?

Thanks for any help

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# Homework Help: Calculating time

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