Problem: A cat is sleeping on the floor in the middle of a 3.4-m-wide room when a barking dog enters with a speed of 1.50 m/s. As the dog enters, the cat (as only cats can do) immediately accelerates at 0.85 m/s2 toward an open window on the opposite side of the room. The dog (all bark and no bite) is a bit startled by the cat and begins to slow down at 0.10 m/s2 as soon as it enters the room.How far is the cat in front of the dog as it leaps through the window?

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A cat is sleeping on the floor in the middle of a 3.4-m-wide room when a barking dog enters with a speed of 1.50 m/s. As the dog enters, the cat (as only cats can do) immediately accelerates at 0.85 m/s2 toward an open window on the opposite side of the room. The dog (all bark and no bite) is a bit startled by the cat and begins to slow down at 0.10 m/s2 as soon as it enters the room.

How far is the cat in front of the dog as it leaps through the window?

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