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February 10, 2016
Number of results: 43,871

**Analytical Mechanics**

A car traveling at 100Km/hr smashes into a concrete abutment. Show that the collision is the equivalent to driving off the top of a ten story building. Allow 4 meter per story and neglect air resistance. Next, find the equivalent vertical height to represent the effect of a ...
*February 8, 2011 by Garrett*

**physics**

A tow truck is connected to a 1500 kg car by a cable that makes a 27 degree angle to the horizontal. If the truck accelerates at 0.58 m/s^2, what is the magnitude of the cable tension? Neglect friction and the mass of the cable.
*April 1, 2012 by ian*

**Phsycis 203**

You're standing by the roadside as a truck approaches, and you measure the dominant frequency in the truck noise at 1105Hz . As the truck passes, the frequency drops to 885Hz. What is the truck's speed?
*May 11, 2010 by Mike*

**Physics**

A truck is stopped for a red light at Ridge Road on Higgins line. At the instant the light turns green, the truck pulls away with a constant acceleration of 3.3 m/s2. A cyclist approaching the truck with a constant velocity of 12.0 m/s is 8.60 m behind the truck when the light...
*October 5, 2011 by Nick*

**phy111**

A truck is moving at a speed of 70km/h. The exhaust pipe above the truck cab sends out a trail of smoke that makes an angle of 20o east of south behind the truck. If the wind is blowing directly toward the east, what is the wind speed at that location?
*August 12, 2014 by samson*

**physics**

On the once popular show “Knight Rider,” the tricked-out car (for the 80s, anyway), Kit, 1. drives up a ramp and into the back of a semi truck while the truck is moving. A viewer once expressed disbelief that this is possible. Assuming that Michael Knight (the driver) can ...
*October 27, 2015 by reddy*

**physics**

A 1200 kg car is traveling at 45 km/h and hits a 1000 kg car parked on the edge of a 70 m deep canyon. What is the velocity of the two car wreck?
*January 12, 2011 by matt*

**physics**

Car traveling on circular track. Point A is at positive x,y. Point B is at positive x, negative y. A car is traveling around a horizontal circular track with radius r = 220 m as shown. It takes the car t = 51 s to go around the track once. The angle čA = 31° above the x axis, ...
*October 7, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A crate of mass 97 kg is loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.26. What is the smallest radius of curvature (in m) that the truck can take, if the speed with which it is going around a circle is 44 m/...
*October 4, 2010 by Becky*

**physics**

the 900 kg car was traveling south and collided with the 2000kg car traveling west. they both got tangled and moved away from the impact point as one mass at 16.0m/s in the direction 24degrees west of south. what was the initial speed of each prior to the collision?
*August 11, 2014 by kristen*

**Physics**

A car and a truck travel with same velocity, the car has more kinetic energy. True or false
*August 18, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

Read each statement below. For each situation, calculate vi, vf, pi, pf, the impulse vector Ft, and the amount of force needed for the change to occur. All situations refer to a truck with a mass of 2840 kg. 1. The truck has a velocity of 8.30 m/s and comes to a stop...
*February 7, 2011 by SARAH*

**physics**

Car a with a mass of 1250kg is travelling at 30m/s to the east. Car b is a truck with a mass of 2000kg, travelling to the west at 25m/s. Assume these two vehicles experienc an inelastic collision but do not stick together and car a goes off 10m/s to the west what will be the ...
*October 3, 2013 by David*

**Physics**

A 500 kg car experiences a frictional force of 3208 N while turning, if the car is traveling around a turn of radius 16 m what is the velocity of the car?
*January 15, 2015 by Brooke*

**Physics**

A 500 kg car experiences a frictional force of 3080 N while turning, if the car is traveling around a turn of radius 17 m what is the velocity of the car?
*January 20, 2015 by Brooke*

**physics**

3. In the figure, a runaway truck with failed brakes is moving downgrade at 107 km/h just before the driver steers the truck up a frictionless emergency escape ramp with an inclination of θ = 14°. The truck's mass is 1.4 × 104 kg. (a) What minimum length L must the ramp ...
*April 7, 2013 by Samira *

**Dynamics**

During a high-speed chase, a 2400-lb sports car traveling at a speed of 100 mi/h just loses contact with the road as it reaches the crest A of a hill. a) Determine the radius of curvature r of the vertical profile of the road at A. b) Using the value of r found in a part a), ...
*March 24, 2011 by Sarah*

**algebra**

Can someone please tell me if I did this problem right? A new truck that sells for $29,000 depreciates 12% each year. Write a function that models the value of the truck. Find the value of the truck after 7 years. my answer=p(x)=price of truck ($) p(x)=29000(.88)^x value of ...
*March 29, 2007 by Fidelia*

**Algebra**

A car is traveling at an average speed of 54 miles per hours. How many minutes will it take the car to travel 117 miles
*May 8, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics **

A speeder traveling at a constant speed of 125km/h races past a billboard. A patrol car pursues from rest with constant acceleration of (8.0km/h)/s until it reaches its maximum speed of 190km/h, which it maintains until it catches up with the speeder. (a) How long does it take...
*August 27, 2013 by alex *

**algebra**

If Jenny's car uses less gas per mile driven than Sandra's truck, how does the graph representing the rate of change of Sandra's truck compare to the graph representing the rate of change of Jenny's car?
*June 16, 2013 by q*

**Mathematics**

A car X left town A for town B at the same time that another car Y left town B for town A, each travelling at constant speed. They met 80 minutes later and car X arrived at town B 36 minutes after car Y reached town A. How long did it take car X to reach town B?
*July 9, 2015 by Henry*

**physics(Quick!)**

if a car accelerates from rest at a constant 5.5 m/s^2, how long will it take for the car to reach a velocity of 28 m/s
*October 13, 2011 by ...*

** math**

a car is traveling at a speed of 30.0m/s encounters an emergency and comes to complete stop how much time will it take for the car to stop if it decelerates -4.o m/s^2
*October 9, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

The mass of a sports car is 1200 kg. The shape of the car is such that the aerodynamic drag coefficient is 0.250 and the frontal area is 2.30 m2. Neglecting all other sources of friction, calculate the initial acceleration of the car ,if it has been traveling at 80 km/h and is...
*February 24, 2011 by Jamie*

**Physics**

The mass of a sports car is 1200 kg. The shape of the car is such that the aerodynamic drag coefficient is 0.250 and the frontal area is 2.30 m2. Neglecting all other sources of friction, calculate the initial acceleration of the car ,if it has been traveling at 85 km/h and is...
*October 9, 2014 by Alex*

**Physics**

A truck tractor pulls two trailers, one behind the other, at a constant speed of 100 km/h. It takes 0.640 s for the big rig to completely pass onto a bridge 390 m long. For what duration of time is all or part of the truck-trailer combination on the bridge?
*September 3, 2012 by Joli*

**math**

if car one is traveling at 45miles per hr in one direction. How fast is car no 2 has to go from stoped state to catch up with car one after 15 miles assuming car 2 can go from 0-60 in 5 sec.
*November 12, 2012 by gus*

**Science**

A car weighing 24,500 Newtons is traveling east and travels a distance of 100 meters in 20 seconds. What is the car's mass? What is the car's kinetic energy?
*April 12, 2013 by Lele Reynolds*

**physics**

A car traveling 50 m/s has tires tires that with radii of 0.25 m. The driver of the car hits the brakes and brings the car to a stop in 5 seconds. What is the angular acceleration of the tires on the car?
*April 25, 2011 by bejay*

**Physics - drwls?**

A 2000 kg truck traveling north at 38 km/hr turns east and accelerates to 55 km/hr. What is the change in the truck's kinetic energy? What is the magnitude of the change in the linear momentum of the truck? What is the direction of the change in linear momentum of the truck? (...
*March 19, 2007 by winterWX*

**physics**

Two cars are traveling at the same constant speed v. Car A is moving along a straight section of the road, while B is rounding a circular turn. Which statement is true about the acceleration of the cars? a.) acceleration of both cars is zero b.) car A is accelerating but car B...
*October 19, 2010 by jo*

**Adv. Math**

I dont understand these problems =/ How many inches are in 3/8 of a foot? How long would it take a car traveling 60 mph to go 250 miles?
*February 28, 2008 by Kenya Ruiz*

**Algebra**

Evan washes two types of vehicles. It takes him 30 minutes to wash a car and 40 minutes to wash a truck. He charges $12 to wash a car and $15 to wash a truck. In 270 minutes, Evan made $105 washing cars and trucks. How many trucks did Evan wash?
*July 4, 2014 by alex*

**Physics**

An unmarked police car traveling a constant 90 km/h is passed by a speeder traveling 128 km/h. Precisely 1.00 s after the speeder passes, the police officer steps on the accelerator; if the police car's acceleration is 2.80 m/s2 , how much time passes after the police car is ...
*September 6, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 15.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 45.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.700 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 3.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 6, 2012 by colby*

**physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 15.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 44.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.700 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 5.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*June 18, 2013 by louis aaaa*

**Physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 15.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 40.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.500 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 6.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 10, 2013 by Kaitlyne*

**physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 19.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 49.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.600 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 6.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 15, 2013 by Katy*

**Physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 19.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 49.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.600 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 6.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 16, 2013 by Tonya*

**Physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 20.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 44.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.700 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 6.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 27, 2014 by Peanutbutter7*

**Physics**

A 1000kg car is traveling along a level road at 20.00ms, when the brakes are applied long enough to do 50000 J of work. 1) what is the initial kinetic energy of the car? 2) if the car moved 100m while the brakes where applied, what was the average force exerted on the brakes.
*April 13, 2010 by Kirsten*

**Physics**

The mass of a sports car is 1100 kg. The shape of the car is such that the aerodynamic drag coefficient is 0.240 and the frontal area is 2.40 m2. Neglecting all other sources of friction, calculate the initial acceleration of the car ,if it has been traveling at 105 km/h and ...
*July 10, 2010 by Simi*

**college physics**

Imagine that your car can travel 25 mi on 1 gal of gas when traveling on a level road at 55mi/h. Estimate your gas mileage while traveling at 55 mi/h up an incline that gains 3m in elevation for every 100 m one goes forward along the incline. Assume that your car has a mass of...
*October 11, 2010 by Tommy*

**physics **

A small truck runs off the road and over a 100metre high cliff. It lands 50 metre from the base of the cliff. How long did it take for the truck to hit the ground
*June 20, 2015 by andrew *

**Physics **

A car is moving at 10 m/s when it begins to be accelerated at 2.5m/s2. how long does the car take to reach a speed of 25 m/s? How far does it go during this period?
*September 9, 2011 by Kris*

**Physics**

A car with a total mass of 1800kg (including passengers) is driving down a washboard road with bumps spaced 5.0m apart. The ride is roughest—that is, the car bounces up and down with the maximum amplitude—when the car is traveling at 6.1 m/s.What is the spring constant of the ...
*April 12, 2015 by Anonymous*

**math**

Two professional drag racers are speeding down a 1/4-mile track. If the lead driver is traveling 1.738 feet for every 1.670 feet that the trailing car travels, and if the trailing car is going 198 miles per hour, how fast in miles per hour is the lead car traveling?
*October 13, 2009 by Bob*

**Physics**

Some bags (the mass of each bag is 50 kg) are put in the truck of 200 kg mass. After applying 400 N force the car started moving with 1 m/s accelaration.Now my question is'', how many Bags are in the truck?
*December 6, 2015 by Akhter*

**physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 22 m/s. Initially a car is 69 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 35 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s 2 . What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train
*January 19, 2011 by Katy*

**Physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 28 m/s. Initially a car is 29 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 42 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s^2. What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train?
*August 8, 2014 by chris*

**physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 24 m/s. Initially a car is 48 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 35 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s 2 . What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train?
*September 14, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 24 m/s. Initially a car is 48 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 35 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s ^2 . What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train?
*September 14, 2014 by Mar*

**physical science**

A small car with a weight of 2000 lb traveling at 30 mph can stop in about 100 ft. How far does it take for a large SUV weighing 8000 lb to stop if it is also traveling at 30 mph?
*December 15, 2011 by Fonda*

**physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 30 m/s. Ini- tially a car is 44 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 42 m/s and accelerating at 3 m/s2. What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train?
*January 19, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

The driver of a 1350 kg car, initially traveling at 10.6 m/s, applies the brakes, bringing the car to rest in a distance of 15.0 m. Find the net work done on the car. Not sure how to set this problem up.
*October 5, 2011 by Help*

**physics**

you are traveling in your car at a velocity of 24.0 m/s east when you slam on your brakes. The force of friction on your car tires is 1.80x10^4 N. If the mass of you and your car is 1.50x10^3 kg, how far do you skid before stopping?
*October 22, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics **

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 27 m/s. Initially a car is 41 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 39 m/s and accelerating at 4 m/s 2 . What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train? Answer...
*November 4, 2012 by Savannah*

**Calculus help!**

(1) A toy truck travels at a rate of 0.5t ft/sec after t seconds of travel (so after 6 seconds the truck is traveling 3 ft/sec). a) Graph the speed of the truck vs. time for 0<t<10. b) Find the distance the truck has traveled in the first t seconds for 0<t<10. Call...
*January 21, 2008 by anonymous*

**physics**

In Fig, a runaway truck with failed brakes is moving downgrade at 160 km/h just before the driver steers the truck up a frictionless emergency escape ramp with an inclination of č = 11°. The truck's mass is 1.5 x 104 kg. (a) What minimum length L must the ramp have if the ...
*March 21, 2009 by sweety*

**Calculus**

"Two cars are traveling along perpendicular roads, car A at 40mph, car B at 60mph. At noon, when car A reaches the intersection, car B is 90miles away, and moving toward it. At 1PM the distance between the cars is changing at what rate?" So lost! Please help!
*January 24, 2012 by Chris*

**physics**

A tornado lifts a car to a height of 125m above the ground. The tornado flings the car horizontally with a speed of 90.0 m/s. How long does the car take to reach the ground?
*October 26, 2010 by carmen *

**physics**

a car traveling in a large circle passes by a motorcycle that is traveling in a straight line from North to South. both of their speedometers read 10m/s. which statement below is true? A. The car and the motorcycle have the same speed, but different velocities. B. The car and ...
*January 8, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

The driver of a truck slams on the brakes when he sees a tree blocking the road. The truck slows down uniformly with an acceleration of -5.60 m/s2 for 4.20 s, making skid marks 62.4 m long that end at the tree. With what speed does the truck then strike the tree?
*September 13, 2012 by starr*

**Physics Homework**

1. You push a heavy car by hand. The car, in turn, pushes back with an opposite but equal force on you. Doesn’t this mean the forces cancel one another, making acceleration impossible? Why or why not? -No, because of the system that is involved. The system would be you and the...
*September 12, 2007 by Soly*

**Physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 27 m/s. Ini- tially a car is 60 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 41 m/s and accelerating at 5 m/s2. What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train? Answer...
*October 16, 2013 by Julia*

**Physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 27 m/s. Ini- tially a car is 29 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 38 m/s and accelerating at 2 m/s2. What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train? Answer...
*February 20, 2014 by Karen*

**Physics**

A train is moving parallel and adjacent to a highway with a constant speed of 22 m/s. Ini- tially a car is 35 m behind the train, traveling in the same direction as the train at 36 m/s and accelerating at 4 m/s2. What is the speed of the car just as it passes the train? Answer...
*October 2, 2014 by Sean*

**Distance Problems**

A bus and a car leave the same place and travel in opposite directions. If the bus is traveling at 50 mph and the car is traveling at 55 mph, in how many hpurs will they be 210 miles apart. Again please help me with the boxes, Im in advanced math and I'm not good with the ...
*November 4, 2008 by Amir*

**Distance Problems**

A bus and a car leave the same place and travel in opposite directions. If the bus is traveling at 50 mph and the car is traveling at 55 mph, in how many hpurs will they be 210 miles apart. Again please help me with the boxes, Im in advanced math and I'm not good with the ...
*November 4, 2008 by Amir*

**caluclus homework help**

(1) A toy truck travels at a rate of 0.5t ft/sec after t seconds of travel (so after 6 seconds the truck is traveling 3 ft/sec). a) Graph the speed of the truck vs. time for 0<t<10. b) Find the distance the truck has traveled in the first t seconds for 0<t<10. Call...
*January 20, 2008 by Leslie*

**Physics**

A car with a mass of 1815 kg is traveling down a road for 50 meters. It takes the car five seconds to travel this distance. Calculate the velocity, momentum, and kinetic energy of the car.
*January 13, 2013 by Eliza*

**sphy011**

a speedster traveling at a constant speed of 120 km/h passes a waiting police car which immediately starts from rest with a constant acceleration of 2.5 m/s^2.how long will it take the police car to catch the speedster?what is the distance that the speedster would have travel ...
*March 11, 2015 by tebogo*

**Math**

Q. In a decrement timed drill, at the sound of a fire alarm it took a fire fighter 9.5 seconds to reach the Fire pole, 3.2 seconds to slide down the pole, 13.6 to put on protective gear, 5.7 to climb aboard the truck. How long did it take the fighter to be ready and aboard the...
*February 4, 2015 by Destinee*

**Math**

A car is traveling south at a speed of 68 mi/h from Dallas toward San Antonio. Dallas is about 272 miles north of San Antonio. A truck is traveling north from San Antonio to Dallas at a speed of 71 mi/h. When and where will they pass each other? 1. Create a table to record the...
*November 13, 2011 by Suchi*

**Physics**

A car traveling at 20 m/s accelerates at 7 m/s2 for 3 sec. How fast is it now traveling? Please help!
*January 15, 2013 by Jamie*

**physics**

A crate of mass 132 kg is loaded onto the back of a flatbed truck. The coefficient of static friction between the box and the truck bed is 0.22. What is the smallest radius of curvature that the truck can take without the crate slipping, if the speed with which it is going ...
*February 22, 2014 by name 23*

**mathematics **

One hydrant can fill a truck in 12 minutes, another in 6 minutes . If they are both turned on together how long would the truck take to be filled? 12+6= 18\2= 9 minutes
*July 23, 2014 by Maggie *

**physics**

A truck of mass 8000 kg is accelerating at 5.0 m/s2 up a hill of inclination 4 degrees to the horizontal. The friction forces on the truck add up to 550 N. a) Draw a neat FBD of the truck indicating all the forces acting on it. b) What force does the truck exert against the ...
*March 7, 2012 by Xin Zhang*

**Physics**

An initially motionless test car is accelerated uniformly to 135 km/h in 8.08 seconds before striking a simulated deer. The car is in contact with the faux fawn for 0.695 seconds, after which the car is measured to be traveling at 87.5 km/h. What is the magnitude of the ...
*September 8, 2015 by Jordan*

**physics**

A car moving at 10m/s when it begins to be accelerated at 2.5m/s^2. (a)How long does the car take to reach a speed of 25m/s? (b) How far does it go during this period
*January 27, 2011 by Ashley*

**Physics**

The driver of a truck slams on the brakes when he sees a tree blocking the road. The truck slows down uniformly with acceleration −5.15 m/s2 for 4.20 s, making skid marks 62.1 m long that end at the tree. With what speed does the truck then strike the tree?
*February 7, 2012 by tim*

**Algebra grade 7**

one day victor was riding in the car with his dad and saw a sign that read 500 km to Indianapolis. about how many hours did it take to get to Indianapolis if the car was traveling at 60 mph. 1 mi = 1.61 km
*September 29, 2012 by randomchik*

**science**

am confused. dont know what formula to use for this problem. A car traveling at a speed of 30.0m/s encounters an emergency and comes to a complete stop. How much time will it take for the car to stop if it decelerates at -4.0m/s?
*September 17, 2014 by taylor*

**Physics Help, Please**

A flatbed egg truck is in a drag race. The truck is carrying a 450 lb. crate of eggs in the back. The coefficients of friction between the crate and the truck bed are μs = 0.9 and μk = 0.4. What is the maximum acceleration the truck can have without the eggs sliding ...
*November 4, 2012 by Michael *

**physic**

You are traveling at a constant speed υM, and there is a car in front of you traveling with a speed υA You notice that υM>υA, so you start slowing down with a constant acceleration a when the distance between you and the other car is x. What relationship...
*September 29, 2013 by kolam*

**physics**

A car is equipped with a bumper that is designed to absorb collisions. The bumper is mounted to the car using pieces of flexible tubing. The car is traveling at 1.5 m/s when it collides with a rigid black wall. If the wall exerts an average force of 44.1 kN on the car as the ...
*October 5, 2012 by Vmel*

**physics**

Two vehicles with the same mass collide and lock together traveling 28 m/s at 37 degrees north of east after the collision. How fast was the car traveling that was heading north while the other vehicle was traveling east?
*November 21, 2009 by Josh*

**physics**

Two vehicles with the same mass collide and lock together traveling 28 m/s at 37 degrees north of east after the collision. How fast was the car traveling that was heading north while the other vehicle was traveling east?
*November 23, 2009 by ronnie*

**Physics**

A disgruntled physics student sees the front end of his teacher's car below him at the base of a building. If the student is 5.0 m high above the car which is 3.0 m long and traveling only 3m/s to the right, will the apple of the student hit the teacher's car?
*June 24, 2014 by VAN*

**Physics**

Two cars lost in a blinding rainstorm are traveling across a large field, each thinking they are on the road. They collide. If the distance between them is 174 meters and the red car is traveling at 6 mph at a 45 degree angle toward the impact point, and the blue car is ...
*September 3, 2013 by Jay*

**Physics**

youre in a friends pick up truck when it stalls on a hill. you jump out, get nehind the truck and push with all your might 300 newtons. still the truck slowly rolls back down the hill. whats the pressure the truck exerts on you.
*January 5, 2012 by Clayton*

**Physics**

A flatbed egg truck is in a drag race. The truck is carrying a 450 lb. crate of eggs in the back. The coefficients of friction between the crate and the truck bed are μs = 0.9 and μk = 0.4. What is the maximum acceleration the truck can have without the eggs sliding ...
*November 4, 2012 by Emily*

**Physics**

The driver of a Cadillac is traveling at a constant 60mi/hr. A police car is 20m behind the perpetrator when it too reaches 60 mi/hr and at that moment the officer floors the gas pedal. If the police car roars up to the rear of the Cadillac 2.0s later what was its acceleration...
*November 5, 2013 by Alexander*

**Physics**

A police car is traveling at a velocity of 20.0 m/s due north, when a car zooms by at a constant velocity of 44.0 m/s due north. After a reaction time 0.700 s the policeman begins to pursue the speeder with an acceleration of 6.00 m/s^2. Including the reaction time, how long ...
*September 29, 2014 by Candice*

**algebra**

A rental company purchases a truck for $14,500. The truck requires an average cost of $6.75 per day in maintenance. (a) Find a linear function that expresses the total cost C of owning the truck after t days. C(t) = (b) The truck rents for $55.00 a day. Find a linear function ...
*October 24, 2014 by Cathy*

**Physics**

A flatbed truck with a box sitting on the bed accelerates from rest on level ground. The truck’s speed as a function of time is 15t –2t^2 during this acceleration. The truck reaches its maximum speed and cruises along at this speed for 4 minutes. It then slows to a stop with ...
*August 10, 2012 by Chad*

**Math**

The speedometer of John's truck uses the revolutions of his tires to calculate the speed of the truck. How many revolutions per minute do the tires make when the truck is traveling at 55 miles per hour? (picture with tires with diameter of 26 in.) Suppose John buys tires with ...
*May 11, 2011 by Gabi*

**Physics **

Problem 4- Speedy car, driving at 30 m/s. The driver suddenly observes a slow-moving van 155 m ahead traveling at 5 m/s in the same direction. The driver of the car immediately applies the brakes causing a constant acceleration of 2 m/s2 in a direction opposite to the cars ...
*September 29, 2013 by Maryam*

**Calc 1**

Related Rates: Two cars approach the intersection of two highways. The one coming from the west is traveling at 60mph and the one traveling from north is traveling at 50 mph. At what rate is the distance between the cars changing when the car from the west is 3 miles from the ...
*October 15, 2015 by TayB*