Posted by **Jill** on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 3:49am.

a) A car is traveling at 50 mi/h when the brakes are fully applied, producing a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2. What is the distance covered before the car comes to a stop?

b) A car braked with a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2 and produced skid marks measuring 160 feet before coming to a stop. How fast was the car traveling when the brakes were first applied?

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