this is one of many sample problems i have for homework and i dont understand them at all, can someone tell me how to do it so i can atleast try the rest? We have a test on this friday and i would like to know what im doing. thankss
- A speeder driving down the road at a constant 20 m/s, passes a patrolman parked roadside. The patrolman waits 3 secs, then pursues the speeder accelerating at a constant 4.0m/s(squared).
a. How long does it take for the patrolman to catch the speeder?
b. How far has he traveled before doing so?