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A car and a truck are heading directly toward one another on a straight and narrow street, but they avoid a head-on collision by simultaneously applying their brakes at t = 0. The resulting velocity-versus-time graphs are shown in FIGURE 2-38. What is the separation between the car and the truck when they have come to rest, given that at t = 0 the car is at x = 15 m and the truck is at x = - 35 m? In figure 2-38




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