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How long does it take an automobile traveling in the left
lane of a highway at 60.0 km/h to overtake (become even with)
another car that is traveling in the right lane at 40.0 km/h
when the cars’ front bumpers are initially 100 m apart?

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Let the positive direction be the direction of the motion of the car relative to th...

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VFS = VFE – VSE = (60 km/h) - (40km/h) = 20km/h

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