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?
I would think something like v2= Vo2 + 2a(x-xo) because time is not given. But this doesn't seem right.
The Attempt at a Solution
I have tried the above equations. We just learned this stuff today so I'm still not sure what "Vo" actually is.
If someone could give me the "dumb" version of how to figure this one out, I would greatly appreciate it.