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A police car at rest is passed by a speeder traveling at a constant 36 m/s. The police officer takes off in hot

pursuit, accelerating at a constant 2.00 m/s2. (a) How long does it take for the police officer to overtake the speeder? (b) Calculate the speed of the police car at the overtaking point.

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