# Police Chasing Speeding Car

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A speeder passes a parked police car at 38.0 m/s. The police car starts from rest with a uniform acceleration of 2.29 m/s^2.
a) How much time passes before the speeder is overtaken by policeman? b) How far does the speeder get before being overtaken by the police car?

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Hey. I need help on this question. A walkthrough would be great. Thanks in advance!
A speeder passes a parked police car at 38.0 m/s. The police car starts from rest with a uniform acceleration of 2.29 m/s^2.
a) How much time passes before the speeder is overtaken by policeman? b) How far does the speeder get before being overtaken by the police car?

In order to overtake the speeder, to which displacement must the displacement of the police car be equal to? Which are the equations of diaplacement for the police car, and which ones are for the speeder?

confused... to which formulas are you referring, radou?