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A matchbox car with mass M rolls down a ramp, starting from rest. It takes a time T to roll a distance L on the ramp. What is the car’s acceleration down the ramp?

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    assuming linear acceleration.

    avg velocity=L/T
    but avg velocity= 1/2 Vf

    Vf=2L/T

    but Vf=at
    2L/T=aT
    solve for a

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    Thank you for your help!

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