Posted by El on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:30pm.
The stopping distance D of a car after the brakes have been applied varies directly as the square of the speed s. A certain car traveling at 70 mi/h can stop in 343 ft. What is the maximum speed it can be traveling if it needs to stop in 160 ft?

PreCalculus  Michelle, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:01pm
The stopping distance D of a car after the brakes have been applied varies directly as the square of the speed s. A certain car traveling at 70 mi/h can stop in 343 ft. What is the maximum speed it can be traveling if it needs to stop in 160 ft?