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October 20, 2016

# Search: A car initially traveling at 34.4 m/s undergoes a constant negative acceleration of magnitude 1.50 m/s2 after its brakes are applied.

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Physics
Your friend's car is parked on a cliff overlooking the ocean on an incline that makes an angle of 16.9° below the horizontal. The brakes fail, and the car rolls from rest down the incline for a distance of 36.3 m to the edge of the cliff, which is 61.1 m above the ocean, and, ...
January 28, 2012 by Matthew

Physics
A police car is traveling east at 40.0 m/s along a straight road, overtaking a car ahead of it moving east at 30.0 m/s. The police car has a malfunctioning siren that is stuck at 992 Hz. What is the wavelength behind the police car in meters?
December 6, 2009 by Keith

physics
A block of mass m1 = 3.2 kg rests on a frictionless horizontal surface. A second block of mass m2 = 1.9 kg hangs from an ideal cord of negligible mass that runs over an ideal pulley and then is connected to the first block. The blocks are released from rest a) Find the ...
February 12, 2013 by tsubasa

Physics
A dragster travels 1/4 mile in 6.1 seconds. Assuming the acceleration is constant and the dragster is initially at rest, what is the velocity when it crosses the finish line?plese explain.
August 26, 2012 by Cin

mechanics
Q2. A block of massmrests on the left edge of a block of larger massM. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the two blocks is , and the surface on which the larger block rests is frictionless. A constant horizontal force of magnitude F is applied to the block of mass m...
December 9, 2010 by sana

math
Quinn and Karen are traveling towards each other from points that are 420 miles apart. If Karen is traveling 18 mph faster than and they meet after 7 hours, how fast was each traveling?
January 17, 2016 by g

Kaplan
Ricardo and Jessica are traveling towards each other from points that are 603 miles apart. If Jessica is traveling 9 mph faster than and they meet after 9 hours, how fast was each traveling?
August 24, 2016 by Cindy

physics!!
A skateboarder, starting from rest, rolls down a 14.0-m ramp. When she arrives at the bottom of the ramp her speed is 7.40 m/s. (a) Determine the magnitude of her acceleration, assumed to be constant. (b) If the ramp is inclined at 20.5° with respect to the ground, what is the...
October 5, 2010 by michelle

Physics
A uniform disk with mass m = 8.54 kg and radius R = 1.35 m lies in the x-y plane and centered at the origin. Three forces act in the +y-direction on the disk: 1) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the +x-axis, 2) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the –y-axis, and ...
November 10, 2014 by stewart

Physics
A race car can be slowed with a constant acceleration of -11 m/s^2 a. If the car is going 55 m/s, how many meters will it travel before it stops? b. How many meters will it take to stop a car going twice as fast? I know you use the equation d = Vit +1/2 at^2 but to find the ...
December 26, 2009 by Priscilla

College Physics
A car moving at constant velocity of 14 m/s passes a gasoline station. two seconds later, another car leaves the gasoline station and accelerates at the constant rate of 2m/s^2. How soon will the second car overtake the first?
May 12, 2016 by Patrick

physics
A car speed up from 18m/s to 34 m/s in 2 seconds A) find the cars acceleration must write down all given information and show the work B) What does this acceleration tell us about the motion of the car?
May 3, 2012 by lisa

Mechanics
Two blocks with equal masses m1 = m2 3.2 kg are connected via a pulley as shown in the above figure. Take the coefficent of kinetic friction to be 0.3 and the angle of the incline to be 40 degrees. Find the acceleration given that (Note: enter a negative value if the ...
October 14, 2016 by Kevin

science
Newton’s Second Law of Motion is expressed as F = ma. If you are pushing a lawn mower in your backyard and suddenly double the pushing force, what will happen to the lawn mower's rate of acceleration? The mass of the lawn mower is constant. A. The acceleration will double. B. ...
February 8, 2013 by katie

Physics
A speeder passes a parked police car at a constant speed of 23.9 m/s. At that instant, the police car starts from rest with a uniform acceleration of 2.21 m/s 2 . How much time passes before the speeder is overtaken by the police car? Answer in units of s How far does the ...
September 4, 2012 by Momo

PHYSICS
A speeder passes a parked police car at a constant speed of 25.1 m/s. At that instant,the police car starts from rest with a uniform acceleration of 2.86 m/s^2. 1) How much time passes before the speeder is overtaken by the police car? Answer in units of s 2) How far does the ...
September 13, 2012 by Willow Newman

physics
A speeder passes a parked police car at a constant speed of 25.8 m/s. At that instant, the police car starts from rest with a uniform acceleration of 2.68 m/s^2. How much time passes before the speeder is overtaken by the police car? Answer in units of s How far does the ...
September 14, 2014 by Mar

physics help!
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 32.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.8 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds...
September 2, 2009 by Adam

Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 36.8 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 13.9 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? What was the acceleration during the first 10 seconds in the previous problem?
July 8, 2010 by Me

physics
A 33.0 kg box initially at rest is pushed 5.95 m along a rough, horizontal floor with a constant applied horizontal force of 145 N. If the coefficient of friction between box and floor is 0.300. find: the work done by the applied force the increase in internal energy in the ...
October 14, 2011 by gene

physics
A 4.00-m length of light nylon cord is wound around a uniform cylindrical spool of radius 0.500 m and mass 1.00 kg. The spool is mounted on a frictionless axle and is initially at rest. The cord is pulled from the spool with a constant acceleration of magnitude 2.86 m/s2. (a) ...
March 19, 2012 by Mike

PHYSICS!!!
The flywheel of a steam engine runs with a constant angular velocity of 220 rev/min. When steam is shut off, the friction of the bearings and of the air stops the wheel in 2.7 h. (a) What is the constant angular acceleration, in revolutions per minute-squared, of the wheel ...
March 5, 2008 by greg

Physics
Suppose that the coefficient of kinetic friction of the rubber of a car tire and the street is Uk = 0.8. What is the deceleration of the car on a flat street if the driver brakes sharply, so all the wheels are locked and skidding?
October 23, 2010 by Lisa

physics
A car travels in a straight line for 4h at a constant spped 73km/h. What is its acceleration? Answer in units m/s^2
September 10, 2013 by paul

science
If a car has a constant acceleration of 4 m/s˛, starting from rest, how far has it travelled by the time it reaches the speed of 40 m/s?
March 28, 2015 by Barry

Physics
A 9500kg car traveling at 16m/s strikes a second car. The two stick together and move off with a speed of 6.0m/s. What is the mass of the second car?
October 22, 2007 by Eddie

Physics
A 1000Kg car is traveling at 40 m/s. a.) if the car stops in 20 seconds, what is the deceleration rate? b.) what friction force will stop the car in 20 seconds?
December 1, 2015 by Ellen

Physics
A 2.42kg block starts from rest at the top of a 22.9◦ incline and accelerates uniformly down the incline,moving 2.41m in 2.14s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81m/s2. a) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the block? Answer in units of m/s2 b) What is the coe...
October 21, 2012 by Alex

A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 32.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.8 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? What was the acceleration during the first 10 seconds in the previous problem?
September 2, 2009 by Siri

physics
A 1200kg car travels at a constant speed of 12 m/s around a horizontal, circular track with a radius of 45m. What is the magnitude of the centripetal for
February 14, 2014 by taylor

physics question
Your friends car is parked on a cliff overlooking the ocean on an incline that makes an angle of 17.0° below the horizontal. The brakes fail, and the car rolls from rest down the incline for a distance of 29.0m to the edge of the cliff, which is 55.0m above the ocean, and, ...
August 17, 2016 by himel

Physics
Suppose the coefficient of static friction between the road and the tires on a car is 0.60 and the car has no negative lift. What speed will put the car on the verge of sliding as it rounds a level curve of 29.3 m radius?
February 18, 2010 by Andrew

Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 25.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.4 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? What was the acceleration during the first 10 seconds?
January 24, 2012 by Julie

Physics
A roller-coaster car has a mass of 1170 kg when fully loaded with passengers. As the car passes over the top of a circular hill of radius 16 m, its speed is not changing. (a) What are the magnitude and direction of the force of the track on the car at the top of the hill if ...
October 28, 2009 by joann

College Physics
If m_A=15.0kg and m_B =3.0kg, determine the magnitude of the acceleration of each block. If initially m_A is at rest 1.300m from the edge of the table, how long does it take to reach the edge of the table if the system is allowed to move freely? If m_B=1.0, how large must m_A...
September 23, 2009 by Alyssa

Physics
An object acted on by three forces moves with constant velocity. One force acting on the object is in the positive direction and has a magnitude of 6.1 ; a second force has a magnitude of 4.0 and points in the negative direction. Find the direction of the third force acting on...
September 15, 2009 by Maggie

Physics
A 39.0 kg box initially at rest is pushed 4.50 m along a rough, horizontal floor with a constant applied horizontal force of 135 N. If the coefficient of friction between box and floor is 0.300, find the following. (a) the work done by the applied force J (b) the increase in ...
April 28, 2013 by Vince

physics
The wheels of a certain roller coaster are both above and below the rails as shown in the figure so that the car will not leave the rails. The mass supported by this particular wheel is 117 kg and the radius of this section of track is 44 m. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 ...
January 25, 2015 by Jackie

Physics
A car is moving in the +x direction with the following position equation of motion: x = 5.41(m/s)t - 2.7(m/s^2)t^2. (a) What is the initial velocity of the car? 5.41 m/s (b) What is the acceleration of the car? -5.4 m/s^2 (c) At what time does the car come to rest? __________ ...
September 21, 2012 by arcos15

PHYSICS
A car is moving in the +x direction with the following position equation of motion: x = 5.41(m/s)t - 2.7(m/s^2)t^2. (a) What is the initial velocity of the car? 5.41 m/s (b) What is the acceleration of the car? -5.4 m/s^2 (c) At what time does the car come to rest? __________ ...
September 21, 2012 by arcos15

Chemistry
In the first order, reaction A yields products, A=0.400M initially and 0.250M after 15.0 min. What is the value of the rate constant, k?
January 21, 2013 by Jeremy

Physics
Using the following equations as a guide (some may be used, some may not-choose wisely) y1 OR x1= initial position x2 or Y2 =final position V1 or Vi= Initial velocity V2 or Vf- Final velocity a= Acceleration T- time Equation 1.) x2=x1 +vt Equation 2.) v2= v1+at Equation 3.) ...
January 6, 2016 by Lindsey

Physics
A 1200 kg car pushes a 2100 kg truck that has a dead battery to the right. When the driver steps on the accelerator, the drive wheels of the car push against the ground with a force of 4500 N . What is the magnitude of the force the car applies to the truck? What is the ...
November 1, 2011 by Help Physics college

Physics
Describe the path of a moving body whose acceleration is constant in magnitude at all times and is perpendicular to the velocity.
January 24, 2010 by anne

Physics
Two forces, and , act at a point, as shown in the picture. has a magnitude of 8.00 and is directed at an angle of = 65.0 above the negative x axis in the second quadrant. has a magnitude of 6.00 and is directed at an angle of = 53.2 below the negative x axis in the third ...
February 25, 2012 by Miche

Physics
A car acclerates at 4m/s/s for 5s and then drove at its final velocity for 8s. It then decelerates at 2m/s/s for 2s. Draw a velocity-time graph and use the graph to find the distance covered during the 15s described. Would I plot (5,8) and then draw a line from the orgin to ...
September 19, 2006 by Anna

Algebra! Help needed!
I'm having a little trouble with this problem... Please try and walk me through the problem, too: #1. A motorboat leaves a dock and travels at an average speed of 15 mi/h toward an island. The average speed on the return trip is 10 mi/h. How far is the island from the harbor ...
November 20, 2008 by Celina

Physics
A proton is released from rest inside a region of constant, uniform electric field E1 pointing due North. 14.8 seconds after it is released, the electric field instantaneously changes to a constant, uniform electric field E2 pointing due South. 8.07 seconds after the field ...
January 23, 2016 by Joe

physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...
February 2, 2011 by mely

physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...
February 2, 2011 by andrea

Forces of 11.1N north, 19.9N east, and 14.0N south are simultaneously applied to a 3.62kg mass as it rests on an air table. What is the magnitude of its acceleration? I already did this part and i got 5.56 m/s^2 BUT PLEASE HELP ME WITH part b!! b)What is the direction of the ...
October 31, 2012 by Angie

Algebra
My answer *** What is the product of (–6.8)2? a. –13.6 b. 46.24*** c. –46.24 d. 13.6 2.   Simplify the expression - Square root 196 . a. 98 b. –14*** c. 14 d. 392 3.   Simplify the expression square root 100/49 . a. 10/7 b. 17*** c. 5/7 d. 20/7 4.   Find the quotient. –7 ÷ 14/...
September 28, 2016 by c

Physics
A car has wheels with tyres on, which are 75cm in diameter. The car is travelling at a constant speed of 60km/hr. If no slipping is observed between the wheels(tyres) and the road, calculate the angular speed and the acceleration of a stone wedged in the thread of the tyre
December 2, 2015 by Vincent

Physics
A dock worker loading crates on a ship ﬁnds that a 18 kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 71 N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 46 N is required to keep it moving with a ...
March 21, 2013 by Aaron

physics
A dock worker loading crates on a ship ﬁnds that a 29 kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 90 N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 60 N is required to keep it moving with a ...
December 3, 2013 by sam

physics
A dock worker loading crates on a ship ﬁnds that a 29 kg crate, initially at rest on a horizontal surface, requires a 90 N horizontal force to set it in motion. However, after the crate is in motion, a horizontal force of 60 N is required to keep it moving with a ...
December 3, 2013 by sam

physics
A car is up on a hydraulic at a garage. The wheels are free to rotate, and the drive wheels are rotating with a constant angular velocity. Does a point on the rim of the wheel have (A) a tangential velocity, (B) a tangential acceleration and (C) a centripetal acceleration?
March 6, 2012 by Amy

Physics
A 4.00g bullet, traveling horizontally with a velocity of magnitude 410m/s , is fired into a wooden block with mass of 0.780kg , initially at rest on a level surface. The bullet passes through the block and emerges with its speed reduced to 220m/s . The block slides a distance...
October 15, 2014 by Stas

math
One car went 10 miles farther when traveling at 50 mph than a second car that traveled 2 hours longer at a speed of 40 mph. How long did the first car travel?
April 9, 2016 by Anonymous

math
One car went 10 miles farther when traveling at 50 mph than a second car that traveled 2 hours longer at a speed of 40 mph. How long did the first car travel?
April 9, 2016 by Anonymous

Math
The distance require to stop a car varies directly as the square of its speed. If 250 feet are required to stop a car traveling 60 miles per hour, how many feet are required to stop a car traveling 96 miles per hour!
May 8, 2014 by Angela

physics
the driver of a 1200kg car travelling 45km/h west on a slippery road applies the brakes, skidding to a stop in 35m. Determine the coefficient of friction between the road and the car tires
November 16, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
A 1580 kg car is traveling with a speed of 15.0 m/s. What is the magnitude of the horizontal net force that is required to bring the car to a halt in a distance of 50.0 m? Calculate the kinetic energy: E_{k} = 1/2 m v^2 Then use that The work performed by the force must ...
November 13, 2006 by tom

Physics (Mechanics)
Two blocks with equal masses m1 = m2 3.2 kg are connected via a pulley as shown in the above figure. Take the coefficent of kinetic friction to be 0.3 and the angle of the incline to be 40 degrees. Find the acceleration given that (Note: enter a negative value if the ...
October 17, 2016 by Kevin

engineering
In an electric car, regenerative braking is used to recharge batteries. The principle of regenerative braking involves converting the kinetic energy of the vehicle into energy stored in a battery. If a car is traveling at a speed of 30 km/h and is stopped completely by braking...
January 17, 2015 by Anonymous

A person is riding a bicycle, and its wheels have an angular velocity of 26.0 rad/s. Then, the brakes are applied and the bike is brought to a uniform stop. During braking, the angular displacement of each wheel is 17.6 revolutions. (a) How much time does it take for the bike ...
June 5, 2012 by Hannah

Physics
As a fish jumps vertically out of the water, assume that only two significant forces act on it: an upward force F exerted by the tail fin and the downward force due to gravity. A record Chinook salmon has a length of 1.50 m and a mass of 53.5 kg. If this fish is moving upward ...
May 3, 2013 by Abdullahi A.

physics
As a fish jumps vertically out of the water, assume that only two significant forces act on it: an upward force F exerted by the tail fin and the downward force due to gravity. A record Chinook salmon has a length of 1.50 m and a mass of 49.5 kg. If this fish is moving upward ...
October 9, 2016 by Evette

physics
Suppose the coefficient of static friction between the road and the tires on a car is 0.749 and the car has no negative lift. What speed will put the car on the verge of sliding as it rounds a level curve of 31.7 m radius?
March 17, 2016 by Anonymous

physics
A car is traveling at 55.1 km/h on a ﬂat highway. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s 2. a) If the coeﬃcient of kinetic friction between the road and the tires on a rainy day is 0.116, what is the minimum distance needed for the car to stop b) What is the ...
December 24, 2010 by jay

science- physics
A car is traveling at a steady 90 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. A police motorcycle takes off at the instant the car passes it, accelerating at a steady 7.3 m/s/s.How much time elapses before the motorcycle is moving as fast as the car? How far is the motorcycle from the car when it...
September 27, 2015 by Laura

physics!!!!!! (The questions are actually short)
CAn an object be increasing its speed with negative acceleration-----explain why or why not give an example of when both velocity and acceleration are neg. can the magnitude of a vector ever equal or be less than one of its components? If you are riding a train that speeds ...
October 24, 2010 by Kavi

Physics
A car starts from rest accelerate uniformly until it reaches a velocity of 30m/s after 5s.it traves with uniform velocity for 15s and is being brought to rest in 10 with a uniform retardation.dEtermine the following (a) the acceleration of the car.(b) the retardation. (c) the ...
March 14, 2016 by Omotola

physics
A 1500 kg automobile travels at a speed of 105 km/h along a straight concrete highway. Faced with an emergency situation, the driver jams on the brakes, and the car skids to a stop. (a) What will be the car's stopping distance for dry pavement (µ = 0.85)? (b) What will be the ...
September 20, 2010 by Tom

Physics
A hunter game in the woods keeps. Track of his movements from his car he travels 1/2 mile down a trail into the woods that leads directly north east. From there he bushwacks 3500 paces directly north before stopping for a drink. As he is putting his flask away he hears a noise...
December 20, 2012 by kat

Math story problem
Melissa and Emily leave by car from the same location traveling in opposite directions. Melissa leaves at 4:00 traveling at 55mph. Emily leaves at 5:00 traveling at 60 mph. At what time will they be at 325 miles apart?
December 13, 2012 by David

physics
Posted by sandhu on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 4:29am. The firetruck goes around a 180°, 162 m radius circular curve. It enters the curve with a speed of 12.6 m/s and leaves the curve with a speed of 38.8 m/s. Assuming the speed changes at a constant rate, what is the ...
November 24, 2010 by sandhu

Physics
An upward force of 35 N is applied via a string to lift a ball with a mass of 2.1 kg. (a) What is the net force acting upon the ball? magnitude 1 N direction 2 ---Select--- upward downward (b) What is the acceleration of the ball? magnitude 3 m/s2 direction 4 ---Select--- ...
February 20, 2012 by Mina

dynamics
a motorcycle traffic police starts from rest at point A two seconds after a car speeding at the constant rate of 120 km/h passes point A (where speed limit is 100 km/h only) if the policeman accelerates at the rate of 6 m/s^2 until he reaches the speed of 150 km/h and ...
April 1, 2013 by mahdi

Physics
A flat go-kart track consists of two straightways 100 m long with semicircular ends which have a radius of 25.0 m. A go-kart executes the curved end with a constant tangential acceleration while SLOWING from 12.5 m/s to 5.0 m/s. Determine the magnitude of the total ...
September 12, 2014 by Mia

physics
An Australian emu is running due north in a straight line at a speed of 13.0 m/s and slows down to a speed of 9.80 m/s in 3.10 s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the bird’s acceleration? (b) Assuming that the acceleration remains the same, what is the bird’s ...
June 16, 2013 by louis aaaaa

Physics
An Australian emu is running due north in a straight line at a speed of 13.0 m/s and slows down to a speed of 10.9 m/s in 3.70 s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the bird’s acceleration? (b) Assuming that the acceleration remains the same, what is the bird’s ...
September 2, 2013 by Brianna

school
An Australian emu is running due north in a straight line at a speed of 13.0 m/s and slows down to a speed of 11.0 m/s in 2.40 s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the bird’s acceleration? (b) Assuming that the acceleration remains the same, what is the bird’s ...
October 1, 2016 by Anonymous

AP Physics
At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 98 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.38. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the driver slammed on (and locked) the brakes.
October 21, 2009 by Breana

physics
At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 78 m long.It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.38. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the driver slammed on (and locked) the brakes.
November 20, 2009 by sherry

physics
At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 58 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.46. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the driver slammed on (and locked) the brakes.
October 18, 2010 by xz

Math
A car traveling at 46 mi/h slows to a speed of 23 mi/h in 5 seconds. It maintains that speed for 5 seconds and then slows to stop after 5 more seconds. Which graph shows the car's speed overtime
February 18, 2016 by Amber

Physics
1. What constant acceleration, in SI units, must a car have to go from zero to 69.0 mph in 13.0s ? 2. What fraction of g is this? (the unit for this answer is % of g)
August 28, 2008 by Jack

Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from 13m/s to 25m/s in 6.0seconds. What was its acceleration? How far did it travel in this time?
March 15, 2011 by Emily Grossman

Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from 13m/s to 25m/s in 6.0seconds. What was its acceleration? How far did it travel in this time?
March 16, 2011 by Emily Grossman

physics
a car starts from rest and has a constant acceleration of 2.5 m/s^2. if it travels 25m how long will it take to complete the motion
January 27, 2013 by Anonymous

calculus help
What constant acceleration is required to increase the speed of a car from 22 mi/h to 50 mi/h in 3 s? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
April 19, 2014 by Kimberly :(

Math
Two cars are 400 miles apart and start towards one another, one car traveling 4 miles per hour slower than the other. After 3 hours, the cars are 40 miles apart. Find the speed of each car
October 9, 2016 by Molly

Physics
An 11,000 N test car travels 44.5 m before stopping from an initial speed of 28.7 m/s on dry horizontal pavement with its wheels locked. (a) make a free body diagram of this car while its slowing down. (b) what external force causes it to slow down. (c) Assuming constant ...
October 6, 2009 by SaraH

Physics
In a car crash, Car A rear ends Car B that stopped at a red light. After the crash, Car A and Car B meld together moving at a speed of 14 m/s. Car A has a mass of 1750 kg. Car B has a mass of 2000 kg. Calculate the initial momentum of Car A. So far I have Va=? Ma= 1750 kg Vb=0...
November 30, 2015 by Rebecca

Physics
A 245 g toy car is placed on a narrow 70-cm-diameter track with wheel grooves that keep the car going in a circle. The 1.0 kg track is free to turn on a frictionless, vertical axis. The spokes have negligible mass. After the car's switch is turned on, it soon reaches a steady ...
April 19, 2014 by Kaitlyn

Physics
For a standard production car, the record for road test acceleration goes to the 1993 Ford RS200 Evolution. This car went from 0 to 2.911x10^1 m/s in 3.279x10^0 seconds. What is the average acceleration, expressed to 3 significant figures?
October 13, 2010 by dylan

physics
a car moving with constant acceleration covers a distance between two points 180m apart in 6 sec.its speed as it passes the second point in 45m/s. what is its acceleration and its speed at the first point? options: 1. -5 m/s^2;15m/s 2. 5 m/s^2;15m/s
May 26, 2012 by srikala

physics
A speeder passes a police car while traveling 130km/h. the police car imediently starts to accelerate at 10m/s^2 until the police car catches up to the speeder. how long does it take the police car to catch up?
February 23, 2011 by Ty

Algebra
Two cars are traveling at 40 and 50 miles per hour, respectively. If the second car starts out 5 miles behind the first car. How long will it take the second car to overtake the first car?
October 3, 2016 by Emily