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physics
A car leaves skid marks 90 long on the highway in coming to a stop. Assuming a deceleration of 3.5m/s^2, estimate the speed of the car just before braking.
July 5, 2011 by izzy

Physics
In coming to a stop, a car leaves skid marks 88 m long on the highway. Assuming a deceleration of 7.50 m/s2, estimate the speed of the car just before braking.
August 30, 2012 by Carlee

physics
In coming to a stop, a car leaves skid marks 77 long on the highway Assuming a deceleration of 7.20 , estimate the speed of the car just before braking
September 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
In coming to a stop, a car leaves skid marks 77 long on the highway Assuming a deceleration of 7.20 , estimate the speed of the car just before braking
September 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics 1
In coming to a stop a car leaves skid marks 92m long on the highway. Assuming a decceleration of 7.00m/s^2, estimate the speed of the car just before braking.
September 13, 2010 by john

Physics
a car leaves skid marks 84 m long on the highway. Assuming a deceleration of 7.50 m/s2, estimate the speed of the car just before braking.
September 19, 2011 by Shay

Physics
Police find skid marks 180 meters long on a highway where a car made an emergency stop. Assuming that the deceleration was a = 10 m/s (about the maximum for dry pavement), how fast was the car traveling before the brakes were applied?
November 14, 2013 by lee

Physics
Police find skid marks 60 m long on a road showing where a car made an emergency stop. Assuming that the deceleration was -10m/s2, how fast was the car going?
February 9, 2014 by Jeff

Physics
Police find skid marks 66 m long on the highway showing where the car made an emergency stop. Assuming that the acceleration was -10 m/s2 (about the maximum for dry pavement), how fast was the car going?
September 5, 2011 by Katie

VARIATION- ALGEBRA 2
The length of skid marks a car makes when braking varies directly with the square of the speed of the car. If a car traveling 25 mph leaves skid marks 30 ft long, how long would the skid marks be if the car is traveling 40 mph??
March 5, 2014 by Amy

calc
a) A car is traveling at 50 mi/h when the brakes are fully applied, producing a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2. What is the distance covered before the car comes to a stop? b) A car braked with a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2 and produced skid marks measuring 160 feet...
November 22, 2009 by Jill

mathematics
A car braked with a constant deceleration of 45ft/s^2 producing skid marks measuring 55 ft before coming to a stop. How fast was the car traveling when the brakes were first applied? Please round the answer to the nearest hundredth. Vo= ft/s Vintial^2 - Vfinal^2= -2*...
April 14, 2007 by Julia

calculus
A car braked at a constant deceleration of 45 ft / s2, producing a skid mark measuring 115 feet before coming to a stop. How fast was the car travelling when the brakes were first applied?
November 16, 2010 by Joey

calculas
A car braked at a constant deceleration of 45 ft / s2, producing a skid mark measuring 105 feet before coming to a stop. How fast was the car travelling when the brakes were first applied?
December 4, 2011 by jordan

Science
At an accident scene, 276-m long skid marks are found on the road. If the car that made these skid marks can decelerate at 9.8 m/s2, how fast was the car going before braking?
November 3, 2011 by Ray

Zeeland WEST
In a car accidnet involving a sports car, skid marks as long as 290 m were left by the car as it decelearted to a complete stop. The police report cited the speed of the car before breaking as beeing in excess of 100mph 161 km/m. Suppose that i took 10 seconds for the car to ...
September 29, 2010 by Abrahm

Physics
A 1500kg car skids to a halt on a wet road where μk= 0.53. How fast was the car traveling if it leaves 62-m-long skid marks?
October 28, 2009 by Angela

Differential Equations
A car is traveling at 70 mph skids 240 ft after it's breaks are suddenly applied. Assuming that the cars breaking system provides a constant deceleration, find that deceleration. How long did it take the car to stop?
June 19, 2011 by Jenna

Alg2
Help w/Word Prob: LAW ENFORCEMENT A police accident investigator can use the formula s=2√5l to estimate the speed=s of a car in miles per hour based on the length=l in feet of the skid marks it left. How fast was a car traveling that left skid marks 120 feet long?
December 4, 2011 by Rock

Algebra 2
The Formula s= sqrt 30fd can be estimated the speed of s, in miles per hour that a car is traveling when it goes into a skid, where f is the coefficient of friction and d is the length of the skid marks in feet. Kody skids to a stop on a street with a speed limit of 35 mi/h. ...
January 21, 2013 by Ana

physics
You are driving a car 33 down the road. The stoplight in front of you suddenly turns red and you slam on the brakes, skidding to a halt. You get out of the car and measure the skid marks made by your tires to be 23.5 meters (Assume positive x to be in the forward direction) ...
January 11, 2013 by Ashley

science!
1. A plane accelerated from a speed of 2.0 m/s at the rate of 3.0 m/s2 over a distance of 530 m. What is its speed after traveling this distance? 2. A jet plane must achieve a velocity of 71 m/s for takeoff. From rest and with a 1,000 m long runway, what must the acceleration ...
November 3, 2011 by ray

math
Use the following situation to answer the next four questions. The formula for these questions came from the police department. They use this formula to determine the speed at which the car was going when the driver applied the brakes, by measuring the distance of the skid ...
March 1, 2012 by krysta

math
Use the following situation to answer the next four questions. The formula for these questions came from the police department. They use this formula to determine the speed at which the car was going when the driver applied the brakes, by measuring the distance of the skid ...
March 3, 2012 by alyssa

algebra
Use the following situation to answer the next four questions. The formula for these questions came from the police department. They use this formula to determine the speed at which the car was going when the driver applied the brakes, by measuring the distance of the skid ...
March 3, 2012 by alyssa

physics
You are driving a car 35mi/h down the road. The stoplight in front of you suddenly turns red and you slam on the brakes, skidding to a halt. You get out of the car and measure the skid marks made by your tires to be 28.5m meters. (Assume positive x to be in the forward ...
September 1, 2013 by JIll

Physics
Police examine the scene of an accident involving two cars, which is parked. The skid marks of the moving car, which nearly came to a stop before the collision, is 80 meters long. The coefficient of kinetic friction between rubber and the pavement is about .80. Estimate the ...
November 25, 2012 by Tim

math
hi.A vehicle weighing 1.3 tonne leaves skid marks 23 meters long.After 15 meters it hit pedestrain.The co efficient of friction is .7 .what was vehicle initial speed at start of skid and at impact.thanks
February 5, 2013 by glenn

physics
hi.A vehicle weighing 1.3 tonne leaves skid marks 23 meters long.After 15 meters it hit pedestrain.The co efficient of friction is .7 .what was vehicle initial speed at start of skid and at impact.thanks
February 5, 2013 by glenn

College Physic
2) A car traveling with 5 m/s encounters a deer. The drivers slams on the breaks, the breaks lock. The car skids to a complete stop on the road ahead (and the deer runs away). Why does the car stop (where does all the kinetic energy it had go)? Find the magnitude of the ...
March 23, 2012 by Mary

physics
A train braking with constant deceleration covers 1km in 20s, and a second kilometre in 30s. Find the Deceleration. Wgat further distance will it cover before coming to a stop. and how long will it take?
June 18, 2011 by ivy

Algebra
The formula r =2 sqrt.5L can be used to approximate the speed r, in miles per hour, of a car that has left skid marks of length L, in feet. How far will a car skid at 60 mph?
March 31, 2014 by Pam

Algebra
The formula r=2sqrt(...)5L can be used to approximate the speed r, in miles per hour, of a car that has left skid marks of length L, in feet. How far will a car skid at 70mph?
April 2, 2014 by George

Math 117
The formular r= 2 cube root5L can beusedto approximate the speed r,in mile per hour,of a car that has skid marks of lenght L,in feet. How far will a car skid at 60 mph.
February 12, 2012 by Joseph

physics
you are driving your new car 14.0m/s east when you slam on your brakes to avoiavoid having your first collision. The force of friction on your car tires is 1.5kN and the combined mass of your car is 1200kg. Detemine the (a). direction of the frictional force causing your car ...
October 8, 2012 by paru

Math
A refrigerated truck leaves a rest stop traveling at a steady rate of 56 mi/h. A car leaves the same rest stop 1/4 h later followinf rhe truck at a steady rate of 64 mi/h. How long after the truck leaves the rest stop wil the car overtake the truck. In algebra form.
January 27, 2011 by Please help

physics
a car traveling at 30.0m/s undergoes a constant negative accerleration of magnitude of 2.00m/s^2 when the brakes are applied. how many revolutions does each tire make before the car comes to a complete stop,assuming thaat the car does not skid and that the tires have radii of ...
February 23, 2009 by nay

physics
A car initially traveling at 31.0 m/s undergoes a constant negative acceleration of magnitude 2.00 m/s2 after its brakes are applied. (a) How many revolutions does each tire make before the car comes to a stop, assuming the car does not skid and the tires have radii of 0.330 m...
March 27, 2010 by Kelsey

Physics
The deceleration(negative acceleration) of an automobile in a full skid on the dr pavement is a little greater than one half "g" or half the acceleration you would experience in free fall. Suppose you are going down the high way and you suddenly decide you need to stop your ...
April 18, 2011 by ron

Physics
A car initially traveling at 33.4 m/s undergoes a constant negative acceleration of magnitude 1.80 m/s2 after its brakes are applied. (a) How many revolutions does each tire make before the car comes to a stop, assuming the car does not skid and the tires have radii of 0.330 m...
November 28, 2009 by Ed

Physics
A car initially traveling at 33.4 m/s undergoes a constant negative acceleration of magnitude 1.80 m/s2 after its brakes are applied. (a) How many revolutions does each tire make before the car comes to a stop, assuming the car does not skid and the tires have radii of 0.330 m...
November 28, 2009 by Ed

Physics
if a vehicle with a mass of 5,800lbs left skid marks that were 7ft. long, how fast were they going? the concrete to tire coefficient of friction was .60 also, if a vehicle was 2,060lbs with skidmarks that were 20ft. long? same coefficient. they're supposed to be going 45mph, ...
January 18, 2011 by Esora

Math
The formula r=2sqrt(...)5L can be used to approximate the speed r, in miles per hour, of a car that has left skid marks of length L, in feet. How far will Acari skid at 20 mph?
April 1, 2014 by Teddy

physics
A 1600 kg car traveling at a speed of 31 m/s skids to a halt on wet concrete where uk = 0.60. how long are the skid marks?
October 2, 2010 by mike

physics
The brakes are applied to a car traveling on a dry, level highway. A typical value for the magnitude of the car's acceleration is 4.75 m/s2. If the car's initial speed is 32.1 m/s, how long does it take to stop and how far does it travel, starting from the moment the brakes ...
September 13, 2011 by Nour

mechanical science
11. In an accident a freeway sports car made skid marks 200 m long along the pavement. The police estimated the braking acceleration of the car to be 0.8g under the road conditions prevailing. Determine the speed of the sports car when the brakes were applied.
December 20, 2012 by anshuman kumar

Physics
Calculate the maximum deceleration of a car that is heading down a 30.0 slope (one that makes an angle of 30 with the horizontal) under the following road conditions. You may assume that the weight of the car is evenly distributed on all four tires and that the coefficient ...
June 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Physics
Calculate the maximum deceleration of a car that is heading down a 30.0 slope (one that makes an angle of 30 with the horizontal) under the following road conditions. You may assume that the weight of the car is evenly distributed on all four tires and that the coefficient ...
June 3, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
A 1000 kg car in neutral gear slow from 15 m/s to a stop in 5.0 s due to the force of friction. A. What was the acceleration of the car. B. What was the cars initial momentum? C. What was its final momentum? D. What was the change in momentum of the car? E. What was the ...
October 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Math-Algebra
If Noah made skid marks of 350 ft long after a car accident, was he overspeeding before the event?
October 9, 2013 by McKenna Louise

physics
Assuming that it takes 0.10 s for the driver to react before applying the brakes, what is the stopping distance (the distance from the point where the driver first sees the need to stop to the point where the car comes to a stop) for a car traveling at 25 m/s if the ...
February 13, 2012 by Laura

Physics
Could someone please check another one of my answer for me? Thank you! A commuter backs her car out of her garage with an acceleration of 1.40 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 2.00 m/s? (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.800 s, what is her ...
September 2, 2012 by Miaow

physic
Hi!Need help please. Question:A car initially traveling at 24.0 m/s undergoes a constant negative acceleration of magnitude 2.10 m/s2 after its brakes are applied. (a) How many revolutions does each tire make before the car comes to a stop, assuming the car does not skid and ...
November 14, 2009 by Chan

MATH
A truck enters a highway driving 60mph. A car enter the highway at the same place 14 minutes later and drives 66mph in the dame direction. From the time the car enters the highway, how long will it take the car to pass th truck?
March 9, 2011 by MARIAH

physics
Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 26 m/s and the other car at 40 m/s. At the moment the cars are 49 m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing the car to have a deceleration of 1.5 m/s^2. How long does it take for ...
September 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Physics
On a dry road, a car with good tires may be able to brake with a constant deceleration of 4.17 m/s2. (a) How long does such a car, initially traveling at 22.4 m/s, take to stop? (b) How far does it travel in this time?
March 9, 2011 by john

physics
On a dry road, a car with good tires may be able to brake with a constant deceleration of 3.31 m/s2. (a) How long does such a car, initially traveling at 28.2 m/s, take to stop? (b) How far does it travel in this time?
March 10, 2011 by john

Physics
A 2000 {\rm kg} car traveling at a speed of 13 {\rm m/s} skids to a halt on wet concrete where mu_k = 0.50. How long are the skid marks? I tried doing this many times and each answer is wrong. Can someone help?
July 17, 2011 by falcon306

alg
1. (20 points) Police use the equation to estimate the speed (s) of a car, in miles per hour, based on the length (x), of its skid marks upon sudden braking on dry asphalt. a. Solve this equation for d. b. A motorist is involved in an accident. The skid marks are measured to ...
July 23, 2011 by patricia

Physics
A person who is properly constrained by an over-the-shoulder seat belt has a good chance of surviving a car collision if the deceleration does not exceed about 30 "'s". Assuming uniform deceleration of this value, calculate the distance over which the front end of the car must...
September 24, 2012 by Amie

physics
a)Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 24.5m/s and the other car at 29.6m/s. At the moment the cars are 41.6m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing her car to have an acceleration of -2.00m/s2. How long does it take ...
January 23, 2014 by Cat

Physics
Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 24.5m/s and the other car at 29.8m/s. At the moment the cars are 41.4m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing her car to have an acceleration of -2.05m/s2. A) How long does it take ...
February 2, 2012 by Alex

Physics
Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 24.5m/s and the other car at 29.8m/s. At the moment the cars are 41.4m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing her car to have an acceleration of -2.05m/s2. A) How long does it take ...
February 2, 2012 by Alex

Physics
Two cars are traveling along a straight line in the same direction, the lead car at 22 m/s and the other car at 34 m/s. At the moment the cars are 59 m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing the car to have a deceleration of 1.5 m/s 2 . How long does it take for ...
September 25, 2011 by Grey

physics
a car skids to a halt at a rate of -9.4 m/s2. the skid marks measure 34 m. what speed was the car going when it slammed on the brakes?
September 17, 2012 by karla

physics
A highway curve has a radius of 123 m. At what angle should the road be banked so that a car traveling at 26.5 m/s has no tendency to skid sideways on the road? [Hint: No tendency to skid means the frictional force is zero.] I can't get this one right either please someone ...
May 25, 2012 by Julia

physics
a car moving at 15 meters per second skids to a stop in 20 meters. if the car travels at 45 meters per second, how far will it skid, assuming the same constant braking force
December 12, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
1200kg car moving at 9.72m/s runs into and sticks to a parked 1000kg car. The collision takes 0.15s and after the crash the cars wheels lock and they skid to a stop on the u=0.40 road. what is the distance travelled before skidding to a stop?
February 17, 2014 by Ann

physics
Marks: 1 A car merges onto the highway from rest in 10 seconds. The final speed of the car is 60 mph. Estimate the acceleration of the car.
May 18, 2013 by ben

Physics
The brakes are applied to a car traveling on a dry, level highway. A typical value for the magnitude of the car's acceleration is 5.35 m/s2. If the car's initial speed is 29.1 m/s, how long does it take to stop and how far does it travel, starting from the moment the brakes ...
February 24, 2010 by Delilah

science/math
A car traveling at the speed of 30.0 m/sec encounters an emergency and comes to a complete stop. how much time will it take for the car to stop if its rate of deceleration is -4.0 m/sec
January 16, 2014 by christina

determining speed
car leaves a 20 ft. skid mark how fast was the car traviling
January 12, 2011 by karl

Physics (URGENT!)
-vehicle 1: 2,060lbs -vehicle 2: 5,800lbs -both roads are 45mph -The cars were impacted at right angles -roadway was dry, 69 degrees -friction between tire & road: .60=mu -skid marks (PRIOR to impact): v1=20ft, v2=7ft. *you can find the entire problem w/ more info online if ...
January 18, 2011 by Esora

physics
The driver of a car traveling at 30 m/s needs to quickly reduce the cars speed to 20m/s to round a curve in the highway. If the cars deceleration has a magnitude of 6.0 m/s2, how far does it travel while reducing its speed?
October 9, 2010 by lee

physics
A commuter backs her car out of her garage with an acceleration of 1.40 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 2.00 m/s? (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.800 s, what is her deceleration?
September 11, 2014 by joe

physics
2 cars of equal mass m collide at an intersection. Driver E traveled eastward and driver N northward. After the collision, 2 cars remain joined together and slide, before coming to a rest. Police measured the skid mark length d to be 9metres. Coefficient of friction is 0.9. ...
May 3, 2007 by Kim

physics
2 cars of equal mass m collide at an intersection. Driver E traveled eastward and driver N northward. After the collision, 2 cars remain joined together and slide, before coming to a rest. Police measured the skid mark length d to be 9metres. Coefficient of friction is 0.9. ...
May 3, 2007 by Kim

physics
A car is traveling at 95km/hr. the driver steps on the brakes and the car comes to a stop in 60m. What is the car's deceleration?
September 5, 2013 by Grace

algebra
If a car leaves a skid mark of 500 feet, how fast was the car traveling? Using the formula r=25L
April 23, 2012 by Coach

physics
A car moving at 35 mi/h is stopped by jamming on the brakes and locking the wheels. The car skids 53 ft before coming to rest. How far would the car skid if it were initially moving at 56 mi/h?
August 1, 2011 by Ashley

AP Physics
To stop a car, you require first a certain reaction time to begin braking. Then the car slows under the constant braking deceleration. Suppose that the total distance moved by your car during these two phases is 56.7 m when its initial speed is 82.5 km/h, and 24.4 when the ...
September 9, 2007 by Kristen

science
Instructions: Read the following paragraph carefully. Then use what you know about momentum, work, and energy to answer the following questions. Be sure to show your work. You are a traffic accident investigator. You have arrived at the scene of an accident. Two cars of equal ...
October 27, 2010 by Anonymous

DYNAMICS
A car has an initial speed of 25m/s and a constant deceleration of 3m/s^2. Determine thewvelocity of the car when t=4s. What is the displacement of the car during the 4-s time interval? How much time is needed to stop the car?
February 17, 2013 by HELP

Physics
When you're driving your 1200-kg car, you go around a corner of radius 60.8 m. The coefficient of static friction between the car and the road is 0.67. Assuming your car doesn't skid, what is your speed if the force exerted on it is 5800N?
October 5, 2012 by Chelsey

physics
A 1200 kg car moving at 35kph runs into and sticks to a parked 1000kg car. the collision takes 0.15s and after the crash the car's wheels lock and they skid to a stop on the mu= 0.40 road. the final speed of both cars is 5.3m/s a) find the distance tranvelled before skidding ...
November 26, 2009 by sammeh

Algebra help needed!
Recall that on some roads, a skid mark of length L ft. indicates that a car was traveling at least s mph, where s is approx. 2 times the square root of 5L. If a car stopped quickly from a speed of 55 mph, about how long would the skid marks be? Please note that we don't do ...
May 3, 2007 by Lindsay

physics, please help check
A rocket car is traveling on a linear horizontal frictionless track when it suddenly runs out of fuel. The car has achieved a speed of 100 meters per second at the very moment the fuel is completely spent. The track then suddenly changes to a 30-degree incline from the ...
February 21, 2007 by Katrina

Physics
A commuter backs her car out of her garage with a constant acceleration of 1.40 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 1.60 m/s? s (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.8 s, what is her (constant) deceleration? m/s2
September 10, 2014 by Jon

physics
a) a car does an emergency stop from 120000m/s in 3s. what was it's deceleration? b) what was the car's average velocity and what was the stopping distance? thank you
September 19, 2012 by nicky

physics
a 2250 kg car is traveling at 20 m/s to the west. the force required to stop the car at 7890 N to the east. How long will it take the car to stop? How far would the car move before stopping?
February 25, 2014 by Karen

college physics
A commuter backs her car out of her garage with a constant acceleration of 1.20 m/s2. (a) How long does it take her to reach a speed of 1.60 m/s? s (b) If she then brakes to a stop in 0.8 s, what is her (constant) deceleration?
January 23, 2014 by Melissa

physics
A certain cable car is San Francisco can stop in 10 s when traveling at maximum speed. On one occasion, the driver sees a dog a distance d m in front of the car and slams on the brakes instantly. The car reaches the dog 7.78 s later, and the dog jumps off the track just in ...
September 15, 2011 by ashley

physics
A highway curve with a radius of 430 m is banked properly for a car traveling 115 km/h. If a 1550- kg Porshe 928S rounds the curve at 220 km/h, how much sideways force must the tires exert against the road if the car does not skid?
October 7, 2009 by kevin

PHYSICS
A highway curve with a radius of 750 m is banked properly for a car traveling 150 km/h. If a 1560- kg Porshe 928S rounds the curve at 240 km/h, how much sideways force must the tires exert against the road if the car does not skid?
March 1, 2012 by Steve

physics
A highway curve with a radius of 650 m is banked properly for a car traveling 100 km/h. If a 1600- kg Porshe 928S rounds the curve at 230 km/h, how much sideways force must the tires exert against the road if the car does not skid?
October 15, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A highway curve with a radius of 800 m is banked properly for a car traveling 100 km/h. If a 1620- kg Porshe 928S rounds the curve at 220 km/h, how much sideways force must the tires exert against the road if the car does not skid?
October 6, 2014 by Laura

Physics
A highway curve with a radius of 750 m is banked properly for a car traveling 100 km/h. If a 1600- kg Porshe 928S rounds the curve at 220 km/h, how much sideways force must the tires exert against the road if the car does not skid?
October 10, 2014 by Tim

DYNAMICS
A car has an initial speed of 25m/s and a constant deceleration of 3m/s^2. Determine thewvelocity of the car when t=4s. What is the displacement of the car during the 4-s time interval? How much time is needed to stop the car? How do i get the displacement?
February 17, 2013 by HELP

Math
A truck traveling at an average rate of 45 miles per hour leaves a rest stop. Fifteen minutes later a car traveling at an average rate of 60 miles per hour leaves the same rest stop traveling the same route. How long will it take for the car to catch up with the truck?
February 12, 2013 by nick

physics- pls help me
1. The driver of a car slams on the brakes when he sees a tree blocking the road. The car slows uniformly with acceleration -5.20 m/s2 for 4.45 s, making straight skid marks 62.5 m long ending at the tree. With what speed does the car then strike the tree? 2. A jet plane lands...
October 7, 2009 by Dora

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