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

To save fuel, some truck drivers try to maintain a constant speed when possible. A truck traveling at 88.0 km/hr approaches a car stopped at the red light. When the truck is 125.3 meters from the car the light turns green and the car immediately begins to accelerate at 2.50 m/s2 to a final speed of 102.0 km/hr.

How close does the truck come to the car assuming the truck does not slow down?

How far from the stop light has the car travelled when the truck reaches its closest distance?

3. The attempt at a solution

I've tried solving this by finding how long it takes for the car to reach the same velocity as the truck, seeing how far it went, and getting the distance between them. But the answer isn't correct and I have no idea how else to proceed.

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# Homework Help: Finding distance with Kinematics

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