Acceleration and Deceleration

Acceleration and Deceleration problem 36

A police officer on a motorcycle is driving on a level road at a speed of . At some point, he is overtaken by a car at a speed of . The policeman runs after him with an acceleration of the moment the fast car overtakes him.

  • How long does it take the police officer to catch up with the car?

  • What is the speed of the police officer as at when he catches up with the car?

  • How far does the police officer go to catch up with the car?


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