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      05-15-2012, 06:44 PM   #7
MFGJR
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Originally Posted by O-cha View Post
Sorry but that's not how it works, Cars 20 feet apart don't travel an extra 20 feet to become side by side.

Do a simple right angle triangle calculation, over 1/3rd mile you're talking about a tenth of a foot to move over 20 feet.

Also calculating the time delta using linear acceleration will never be remotely accurate.
Actually, it's 0.11478 feet... my bad, typo in my math--that's what I get for applyling the Pythagorean Theorem before my morning coffee!
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