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

A car is at a stop light, when the light turns green a truck blows through the intersection at 22 m/s, and remains constant. The car begins to accelerate (assume at the exact same time as the truck goes through intersection) at a rate of 3.55 m/s/s.

A) How far away from its initial point is the car when it passes the truck?

B) How fast is the car going?

2. Relevant equations

I would think something like v^{2}= V_{o}^{2}+ 2a(x-x_{o}) because time is not given. But this doesn't seem right.

3. The attempt at a solution

I have tried the above equations. We just learned this stuff today so I'm still not sure what "V_{o}" actually is.

If someone could give me the "dumb" version of how to figure this one out, I would greatly appreciate it.

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# Homework Help: Constant Acceleration

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