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Two cars drive on a straight highway. At time t = 0, car 1

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Problem 54P

Problem 54P

Two cars drive on a straight highway. At time t = 0, car 1 passes mile marker 0 traveling due east with a speed of 20.0 m/s. At the same time, car 2 is 1.0 km east of mile marker 0 traveling at 30.0 m/s due west. Car 1 is speeding up with an acceleration of magnitude 2.5 m/s2, and car 2 is slowing down with an acceleration of magnitude 3.2 m/s2, (a) Write x-versus-t equations of motion for both cars, taking east as the positive direction, (b) At what time do the cars pass next to one another?

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For the given set of cars, we need to write the position time equation and the at which both car meet during the journey. The given problem can be pictorially represented as shown below

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Textbook: Physics with MasteringPhysics
Edition: 4
Author: James S. Walker
ISBN: 9780321541635

This full solution covers the following key subjects: Car, east, cars, due, traveling. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 32 chapters, and 3833 solutions. Physics with MasteringPhysics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321541635. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Physics with MasteringPhysics, edition: 4. The answer to “Two cars drive on a straight highway. At time t = 0, car 1 passes mile marker 0 traveling due east with a speed of 20.0 m/s. At the same time, car 2 is 1.0 km east of mile marker 0 traveling at 30.0 m/s due west. Car 1 is speeding up with an acceleration of magnitude 2.5 m/s2, and car 2 is slowing down with an acceleration of magnitude 3.2 m/s2, (a) Write x-versus-t equations of motion for both cars, taking east as the positive direction, (b) At what time do the cars pass next to one another?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 99 words. Since the solution to 54P from 2 chapter was answered, more than 1241 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 54P from chapter: 2 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 07/27/17, 10:59AM.

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