A police ar traveling a constant 90 km/h is passed by a speeder travelig 130 km/h. 1.00s after the speeder passes, the policeman steps on the accelerator. If the police car's acceleration is 2.00 m/s^2, how much time elapses after the police car is passed until it overtakes the speeder (assumed moving at a constant speed)
The Attempt at a Solution
This is my first encounter with these types of problems, at the level where I need to solve it without trial and error graphing.
Could someone provide a bit of guidance because I'm not sure how to do this problem.