How to find the time

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devildog6289
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A sports car that can accelerate at the rate pf 5.7 m/s^2 drag races agains a speedster that can accelerate at the rate of 4.53 m/s^2. the speedster gets a 1.41second head start.

Sports car acceleration:5.7 m/s^2

speedsters acceleration:4.53 m/s^2

how do i find the time it takes for the sports car to overtake the speedster?
 

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quantumdude
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https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=4825
 

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