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

A jet flys at a constant speed of 240 m/s past an antiaircraft missile battery. A time 2.326e+01 s later, an intercepter missile is launched (from rest). The missile has an acceleration of 40 m/s^2.

How much time (from the instant the missile is launched) does it take the missile to catch up to the jet?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I honestly dont even know where to begin. I believe i will at some point have a quadratic formula to work with, is this correct?? I think i need to find where the distances are equal then find the time.

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