Uniform and Non-Uniform Acceleration

Uniform and Non-Uniform Acceleration problem 12

At , a car passes through a traffic light at a speed of . At the same time, another car starts and accelerates at until it catches up with the first car.

  • Draw the speed-time, v{t} and distance-time, s{t} graphs for both cars up to their meeting point.

  • When do the two cars have the same speed?

  • When will the second car catch up with the first?

  • At what distance from the traffic light does the second car catch up with the first car?


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