problem02_72 solution

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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2.72: a) There are many ways to find the result using extensive algebra, but the most straightforward way is to note that between the time the truck first passes the police car and the time the police car catches up to the truck, both the truck and the car have
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Unformatted text preview: travelled the same distance in the same time, and hence have the same average velocity over that time. Since the truck had initial speed p 2 3 v and the average speed is v p , the truck’s final speed must be . p 2 1 v b)...
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