# Answer to Question #32794 in Mechanics | Relativity for Tony Nguyen

Question #32794

A car and a truck start from rest at the same instant, with the car initially at some distance behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2.10m/s2 , and the car an acceleration of 3.31m/s2 . The car overtakes the truck after the truck has moved a distance 49.0m .

a.How much time does it take the car to overtake the truck?

b.How far was the car behind the truck initially?

c.What is the speed of the truck when they are abreast?

d.What is the speed of the car when they are abreast?

a.How much time does it take the car to overtake the truck?

b.How far was the car behind the truck initially?

c.What is the speed of the truck when they are abreast?

d.What is the speed of the car when they are abreast?

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