Problem Statement: EE Board October 1996
An automobile moving at a constant velocity of a 15 m/sec passes a gasoline station. Two seconds later, another automobile leaves the gasoline station and accelerates at a constant rate of 2 m/sec^2. How soon will the second automobile overtake the first?
- A. 15.3 sec
- B. 16.8 sec
- C. 13.5 sec
- D. 18.6 sec
The second automobile will overtake the first in 16.8 seconds.
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