Posted by **Jayd** on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 7:59pm.

A car moving with a constant acceleration covers the distance between two points 60 m apart in 6.0 s. Its velocity as it passes the second point is 17 m/s.

a) What was the speed at the first point?

b) What is the constant acceleration?

c) How far behind the first point was the car at rest?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 8:15pm
You have two equations that help:

vf=vi+ at and'

vf=2ad set them equal and solve for a.

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**Jayd**, Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 8:54pm
When I solve for a I get the .061 and this is incorrect for the constant acceleration. I don't know what I am going wrong.

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