You are driving your car while following a fire truck by 32 m. Both your car and the truck are traveling at 110 km/h. Your attention diverts from the truck for 2.0 s At the beginning of that 2.0 s, the truck begins emergency braking at 5 m/s2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

1)What is the separation between the two cars when your attention finally returns?

I converted the velocitys to m/s and got that 110 km/h was 275/9 m/s. Then I tried to find the displacement after two seconds and got that the car traveled approximately 61 m and the truck 73.6m. Taking into account the 32m they were orginally separated by, i got that the answer was 45 m.

This is wrong and I don't know what I did.Please help if possible.

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