A train is moving parallel and adjaceent to a highway with a constant speed of 33 m/s, initially a car is 37 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 47 m/s and accelerating at 5 m/s^2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train? Answer in units of m/s

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Basically I found that:

Vo= 47 m/s

a= 5 m/s^2

x= 37 m

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Somehow i found out that

t= .869919 s

Vf= 50.7838

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However my answer is incorrect. I know the train is still moving but I cant seem to figure out how to connect the train factor and the car factor. How would I go about to solving this question?

thanks

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# Homework Help: Car pass train

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