Posted by **Marie** on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 5:52pm.

Police use a formula s = S √1/L , where S is the test-car speed and L is the test-skid length, to find the actual speed s in an accident which left a skid mark of l. Find the actual speed s (nearest whole mph) when S=45 mph, 1=150 ft, L=100 ft.

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