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October 26, 2016
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**physics - stopping distance **

when a driver brings a car to a stop by breaki.g as hard as possible the stopping can be regarded as the sum of reaction distance and breaking distance. tje following data are given, v1 m/s contains 10,20,30. reaction distance are 7.5, 15, 22.5. the breaking distance are 5.0, ...

*April 25, 2013 by gladys*

**math**

If a car is speeding down a road at 40 (mph), how long is the stopping distance compared to the stopping distance if the driver were going at the posted speed limit of 25 ? Express your answer as a multiple of the stopping distance at 25

*September 8, 2011 by Em*

**Physics**

You are the designer of a school bus and would like to know what the maximum stopping distance is that will ensure the students to remain in their seats. The coefficient of static friction for the passenger and the bus seat is .5, and the coefficient of kinetic friction for ...

*November 25, 2012 by Tim*

**Physics**

You are the designer of a school bus and would like to know what the maximum stopping distance is that will ensure the students to remain in their seats. The coefficient of static friction for the passenger and the bus seat is .5, and the coefficient of kinetic friction for ...

*November 25, 2012 by Tim*

**Statistics**

A car manufacturer is interested in conducting a study to estimate the mean stopping distance for a new type of brakes when used in a car that is traveling at 60 miles per hour. These new brakes will be installed on cars of the same model and the stopping distance will be ...

*November 28, 2009 by John*

**Statistics**

A car manufacturer is interested in conducting a study to estimate the mean stopping distance for a new type of brakes when used in a car that is traveling at 60 miles per hour. These new brakes will be installed on cars of the same model and the stopping distance will be ...

*November 30, 2009 by Bob*

**Physics**

An automobile travelling with a speed of 60km/hr, can apply brake to stop within a distance of 20m. If the car is going twice as fast then calculate the stopping distance and stopping time? (b) Given R1 = 5.0 ± 0.2 and R2 = 10.0 ± 0.1. calculate the total resistance in ...

*July 15, 2011 by Shrawan*

**College physics**

According to test performed by the manufactures, an automobile with an initial speed of 75 km/h has a stopping distance of 25 m on a level road. assuming that no skidding occurs during breaking, what is the value of μ , between the wheels and the road required to achieve ...

*February 26, 2013 by Sneakatone*

**statistics**

im so confused! please help! 3. A car manufacturer is interested in conducting a study to estimate the mean stopping distance for a new type of brakes when used in a car that is traveling at 60 miles per hour. These new brakes will be installed on cars of the same model and ...

*March 4, 2011 by george*

**physics**

on a level road the stopping distance for an automobile is 35.0m for an initail speed of 90 km/hr what is the stopping distance of the same automobile on a simalr road with the slope 1:10

*October 30, 2010 by hilde*

**physics**

a 20-g projectile strikes a mud bank penetrating a distance of 6 cm before stopping. find the stopping force F if the entrance velocity is 80 meter per second.

*October 2, 2010 by kristel*

**physics**

When a car is traveling at 21 m/s on level ground, the stopping distance is found to be 18 m. This distance is measured by pushing hard on the brakes so that the wheels skid on the pavement. The same car is driving at the same speed down an incline that makes an angle of 7.6° ...

*September 25, 2012 by sarah*

**math**

predicting the stopping distance for a car traveling 45 miles per hour using this chart speed stopping (mph) Distance (FT) 55 273 56 355 75 447

*September 10, 2010 by Javen*

**Physics**

A car traveling at 20 m/s applies the brakes. The coefficients of static and kinetic friction between the tires and the road are 0.80 and 0.50 respectively. (A) Determine the stopping distance if the car is able to stop as quickly as possible without skidding. (B) Determine ...

*October 25, 2012 by Brittney*

**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? According to one of the teachers this is what they stated A. ...

*December 28, 2009 by Priscilla*

**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 21, 2010 by Tom*

**Physics**

Frank is traveling the posted speed limit of 36 mi/hr in a school zone. A deer darts out between two cars. He instantly hits the brakes and the car decelerates at a rate of 5.0 m/s^2. a) how much stopping distance will he require in (meters)? b) If he was going twice the ...

*June 7, 2014 by Luis*

**Physics**

A truck driver slams on the brakes and skids to a stop through a displacement of delta x. (a) IF the truck has twice the mass, by what factor does the stopping distance change? 1) 0.25 or 2) 1 or 3) 4 (b) If the initial velocity of the truck were halved, by what factor would ...

*February 25, 2008 by John*

**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*

**College Math**

Use the functions to find the stopping distance on wet pavement and dry pavement for a car traveling at 55 MPH.Identify the graph for each stopping distance.Explain how well your answers to item 1 model the actual stopping distances shown in Figure 3.41 on Page 384.Determine ...

*March 9, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math**

The stopping distance d of a car in feet is related to the speed in mph by the equation d(s)=.02s^2+1.1s Calculate the speed when your stopping distance is: 1.) 51ft 2.) 315.12ft

*February 25, 2012 by Devin*

**Physics**

Draw a fully labelled graph of stopping distance on the indpending y,axis vs speed on the independent x,axis.plot the points and sketch your graph use the graph paper.speed 32km,48km,64km,80,km,96km,112km,stopping distance 12m,23m,36m,53m,74m,96m

*April 26, 2010 by Aphiwe*

**Math**

The algebraic relation d= 0.0056s2 +0.14s models the relation between a vehicle's stopping distance d, in metres and its speed s, in km/h. a) What is the fastest you could drive and still be able to stop within 80m? b) What is the stopping distance for a car traveling at 120 ...

*January 22, 2013 by Emme*

**Math**

The algebraic relation d= 0.0056s2 +0.14s models the relation between a vehicle's stopping distance d, in metres and its speed s, in km/h. a) What is the fastest you could drive and still be able to stop within 80m? b) What is the stopping distance for a car traveling at 120 ...

*January 21, 2013 by Emme*

**Math help**

d=0.005s^2+0.2s where d is the stopping distance in meter and s is the speed in km per hour. use the formula to find the stopping distance when a car is travelling at 70km per hour. my answer is 38.5 is that right.

*June 18, 2010 by Tim*

**math**

The stopping distance of a car traveling 25mph is 61.7ft, and for a car traveling 35mph it is 106ft. The stopping distance in feet can be described by the equation y=ax^2 + bx + c, where x is the speed in mph. Find the values of a and b.

*October 21, 2011 by Alyssa*

**Physics**

Assume the brakes in your car create a constant acceleration of 4.2 m/s2 regardless of your speed. How long does it take to stop if you are initially traveling 50 km/h? What distance do you go while stopping? Repeat the calculations for an initial speed of 100 km/h. What do ...

*February 9, 2015 by Ryan Simpson*

**Physics**

A driver approaches an intersection at a speed of 50km/h, when the light turns amber. The driver applies brakes to get the maximum stopping force without skidding. The car has a mass of 1500kg and the force of static friction between the tires and the road is 1.1*10^4N. ...

*November 12, 2012 by ashley*

**Physics - Stopping distance**

Consider two bodies, A and B, moving in the same direction with the same kinetic energy. A has a mass twice that of B. If the same retarding force is applied to each, how will the stopping distances of the bodies compare?

*October 20, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a) Find the maximum rate of deceleration of a car on a dry, level road, assuming the coefficient of static friction between tires and pavement equals 1.4. (b) Find the minimum stopping distance if the car has an initial speed of 27.5 m/s. (c) Repeat parts (a) and (b) assuming ...

*February 8, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 850.0-kg car travelling on a level road at 27.0 m/s (60.5 mi/hr) can stop, locking its wheels, in a distance of 61.0 m (200.1 ft). (a) Find the size of the horizontal force which the car applies on the road while stopping. (b) Find the stopping distance of that same car when...

*December 5, 2007 by Lindsay*

**physics hey bob**

you help me solve this problem. but how am i suppose to if i don't know the mass of the car? on a level road the stopping distance for an automobile is 35.0m for an initail speed of 90 km/hr what is the stopping distance of the same automobile on a simalr road with the slope ...

*October 31, 2010 by anthony*

**math**

The stopping distance (s) of a car varies directly as the square of its speed (v). If a car traveling at 50 mph requires 170 ft to stop, find the stopping distance for a car traveling at v2 = 55 mph.

*November 17, 2014 by Irma*

**algebra**

The stopping distance s of a car varies directly as the square of its speed v. If a car traveling at 30 mph requires 81 ft to stop, find the stopping distance for a car traveling at 55 mph.

*November 21, 2014 by lakpa*

**Physics mechanics**

Car travelling speed 30 km/h stops after 8m distance through brakes.If same car moves at 60km/h. what is the stopping distance

*February 26, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Math2(Reiny Please Help)**

The safe stopping distance, d, in metres, of a Harold Dobson motorcycle on wet pavement is given by the function d(s)= 0.02(3s^2 + 20s), where s is the speed of the motorcycle in metres per second. Find the speed at which the safe stopping distance is 50 metres.

*May 17, 2016 by Heaven*

**Calculus**

According to Car and Driver, an Alfa Romeo going 70 mph requires 177 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of the velocity, find the stopping distance required by an Alfa Romeo going at 55 mph and at 115 mph.

*January 19, 2011 by Brittany *

**calculus**

According to Car and Driver, an Alfa Romeo going 70 mph requires 177 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of the velocity, find the stopping distance required by an Alfa Romeo going at 45 mph and at 115 mph.

*January 19, 2011 by Jamie*

**Physics**

You are travelling in your car at 50km/hr, your friend is traveling at 25 km/hr, both have the same mass. What distance do you need to travel to stop compared to the distance that your friend needs to stop? How will the stopping distance change if you and your friend are ...

*December 8, 2012 by Eric*

**Algebra**

The distance required for an emergency stop for a car varies directly as the square of the car’s speed. A car traveling at 50 mph requires 140 feet to stop. What is the stopping distance for a car traveling at 30 mph? What is the stopping distance for a car traveling at 70 mph?

*October 22, 2011 by Elena*

**physics bob**

still i cant find the normal force without mass of automabile. is normal force mass times gravity sin theta? on a level road the stopping distance for an automobile is 35.0m for an initail speed of 90 km/hr what is the stopping distance of the same automobile on a simalr road ...

*October 31, 2010 by anthony*

**Calculus**

The total stopping distance T of a vehicle is T=2.5x+0.5x^2 where T is in feet and x is the speed in miles per hour. Approximate the change and percent change in total stopping distance as sped changes from x=25 to x=26 miles per hour. I started taking the derivative, but that...

*December 17, 2013 by Lindsay*

**physics**

A car is traveling at 28 m/s when the driver spots a large pothole in the road a distance 37 m ahead. She immediately applies her brakes. If her acceleration is -7.8 m/s2, does she manage to stop before reaching the pothole? What is this stopping distance?

*September 6, 2010 by bill*

**Science- Physics**

A young girl (m= 30 kg) rides a skateboard (m= 3.2 kg) at a speed of 4.2 m/s. (a) How much work does the girl have to do to bring herself to a stop? (b) How far does she travel if it takes 6.0 s to stop? (c) What is the magnitude of the stopping force? So I know W=Fd, but I ...

*October 9, 2014 by Marin*

**physics**

A car is traveling at 51.0 mi/h on a horizontal highway If the coefficient of static friction between road and tires on a rainy day is 0.096, what is the minimum distance in which the car will stop What is the stopping distance when the surface is dry and µs = 0.603?

*November 9, 2008 by nicky*

**Physics**

A car slows to a stop over a certain distance. What could cause the stopping force to be greater?

*November 15, 2011 by Shari*

**math**

Assume that stopping distance of a van varies directly with the square of the speed. A van traveling 40 miles per hour can stop in 60 feet. If the van is traveling 68 miles per hour, what is the stopping distance?

*August 27, 2013 by misty*

**physics**

A car is traveling at 45.0 mi/h on a horizontal highway. (a) If the coefficient of static friction between road and tires on a rainy day is 0.100, what is the minimum distance in which the car will stop? ____ m (b) What is the stopping distance when the surface is dry and µs...

*November 1, 2010 by natalie*

**Physics**

A race car moving at 35 m/s is uniformly slowed to a stop in 50 s. Find 1) acceleration, and 2) stopping distance.

*October 5, 2015 by Emily*

**physics**

A car traveling at 91.0 km/h approaches the turnoff for a restaurant 30.0 m ahead. If the driver slams on the brakes with an acceleration of -6.40 m/s^2, what will her stopping distance be?

*November 20, 2011 by molly*

**physics**

A crate pushed along the floor with velocity \vec{v} _{i} slides a distance d after the pushing force is removed.If the mass of the crate is doubled but the initial velocity is not changed, what distance does the crate slide before stopping?

*October 22, 2012 by nhan*

**College Physics**

Col. John Stapp led the U.S. Air Force Aero Medical Laboratory's research into the effects of higher accelerations. On Stapp's final sled run, the sled reached a speed of 284.4 m/s (632 mi/h) and then stopped with the aid of water brakes in 1.4 s. Stapp was barely conscious ...

*October 6, 2014 by Sydney*

**physics**

A car that weighs 1.5 × 10^4 N is initially moving at a speed of 43 km/h when the brakes are applied and the car is brought to a stop in 16 m. Assuming that the force that stops the car is constant, find (a) the magnitude of that force and (b) the time required for the change ...

*October 8, 2010 by monnie*

**Physics**

A car is traveling at 42.0 km/h on a flat highway. (a) If the coefficient of friction between road and tires on a rainy day is 0.100, what is the minimum distance in which the car will stop? m (b) What is the stopping distance when the surface is dry and the coefficient of ...

*October 7, 2012 by Kali*

**Physics **

If the force of friction is constant, prove that the stopping distance of a car on a level road varies directly with the square of the initial speed.

*October 6, 2010 by Shaila*

**Physics**

Determine the stopping distance for a skier moving down a slope with friction with an initial speed of 20.6m/s. Assume μk=0.178 and θ=5.27.

*October 28, 2012 by Angie*

**Physics helllppp**

8] Find the minimum stopping distance for a car moving at 108km/h if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and road is a) 0.9

*March 21, 2016 by Amelie*

**physics**

A car is traveling at Vx =20 m/s. The driver applies the brakes, and the car slows with ax = -4m/s^2. What is the stopping distance

*January 29, 2012 by larry*

**Algebra**

The stopping distance D in feet for a car traveling at x miles per hour is given by d(x)= (1/12)x^2+(11/9)x. Determine the driving speeds that correspond to stopping distances between 300 and 500 feet, inclusive. Round speeds to the nearest mile per hour.

*June 9, 2013 by Kaitlyn*

**physics**

A car is traveling at v = 16m/s . The driver applies the brakes and the car decelerates at a= -4.0 m/s^2 . What is the stopping distance?

*February 4, 2011 by Anonymous*

**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 car is traveling at 24.4 m/s. If the driver has a reaction time of 1 second, what will be his stopping distance if his car slows down at 8 m/s2?

*September 19, 2013 by Joseph*

**PHYSICS**

A 745i BMW car can brake to a stop in a distance of 122 ft from a speed of 60.0 mi/h. To brake to a stop from a speed of 80.0 mi/h requires a stopping distance of 221 ft. What is the average braking acceleration for the following intervals? Express the answers in mi/h/s and in...

*November 1, 2008 by lance*

**Physics**

The minimum distance required to stop a car moving at 46.0 mi/h is 39.0 ft. What is the minimum stopping distance for the same car moving at 80.0 mi/h, assuming the same rate of acceleration? Can I do a proportion or is this totally different?

*October 10, 2009 by Beth*

**physics**

If the coefficient of friction between the tires of a car and the road is 0.101, what is the minimum stopping distance of a car traveling at 78.4 km/hr?

*September 29, 2012 by Demis*

**Physics**

Find the minimum stopping distance for a car moving at 108km/h if the coefficient of static friction between the tires and road is 0.9 I really don't understand pls helppp

*March 21, 2016 by Amelie*

**physics**

A car travels along a roadwith a speed of v=25 m/s (about 50 mi/h). The coefficient of kinetic frictionbetween the tires and the pavement is mu k=.55. a). If the driver applies the brakes and the tires "lock up" so that they skid along the road, how far does the car travel ...

*September 23, 2010 by Holly*

**Pre-Calculus**

An Alfa Romeo going at 70 mph requires 169 feet to stop. Assuming that the stopping distance is proportional to the square of velocity, find the stopping distances required by an Alfa Romeo going at 35 mph and at 140 mph (its top speed).

*February 3, 2013 by Becky*

**physics**

A hockey puck sliding on the ice with velocity 10m/sec is stopped by a goalie in 0.10sec. what is the goalie stopping distance ∆x in doing so.

*December 7, 2010 by Ama*

**Physics**

Use the Work-Energy Theorem to show that an object with initial velocity vo will travel a distance d across a rough horizontal surface before stopping, where d = vo2/(2mKg).

*October 19, 2016 by Anonymous*

**physics**

How do i go about this question? Suppose a car is traveling at 20.0m/s, and the driver sees a traffic light turn red, After 0.530s has elapsed (the reaction time), the driver applies the brakes, and the car accelerates at 7.00m/s2. What is the stopping distance of the car, as ...

*August 16, 2007 by manny*

**physics**

an arresting device on a carrier deck stops an airplane in 1.5s. the avg. acceleration was 49 m/s2. what was the stopping distance? what was the initial speed? so i think v2=0, t=1.5, a= 49, so i need d and v1. i got v1=73.5 m/sec and d= 55 m. i took 0=v1-49(1.5) to get that ...

*June 12, 2008 by kayla*

**physics**

A cat drops from a shelf 3.9 above the floor and lands on all four feet. His legs bring him to a stop in a distance of 12 .Calculate his acceleration (assumed constant) while he is stopping, in .

*October 3, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

What is the maximum speed at which a car could be moving and not hit a barrier 35.0 m ahead if the average acceleration during braking is -10.0 m/s2 and it takes the driver 0.90 s before he applies the brakes? subtract from the 35 m the distance during reactiontime (v*.9) so ...

*September 4, 2007 by Sarah*

**PHYSICS**

A force 1 Mega-dyne is forced agaist a running body to stop it.If the kinetic energy of the body is 1 Joule,then how much distance it will go before stopping?

*March 2, 2013 by BIKRAMADITYA*

**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 **

Use the Work-Energy Theorem to show that an object with initial velocity vo will travel a distance d across a rough horizontal surface before stopping, where d = vo2/(2mKg). Help ASAP please!!

*October 20, 2016 by Anonymous *

**physics**

If a person pushes on a block and it travels a distance of 6.0m before stopping. How far would the block travel if it were pushed with the same force, but on the moon(which has 1/6 of the earth's gravity).

*November 19, 2014 by Alex*

**Physics**

In a photoelectric-effect experiment it is observed that no current flows unless the wavelength is less than 570nm . A)What is the work function of this material? W0= in eV B) What is the stopping voltage required if light of wavelength 420nm is used? stopping voltage in V

*April 22, 2013 by Allen*

**Physics**

In a photoelectric-effect experiment it is observed that no current flows unless the wavelength is less than 570nm . A)What is the work function of this material? W0= in eV B) What is the stopping voltage required if light of wavelength 420nm is used? stopping voltage in V

*April 23, 2013 by Allen*

**Physics**

At the train station, you notice a large horizontal spring at the end of the track where the train comes in. This is a safety device to stop the train so that it will not plow through the station if the engineer misjudges the stopping distance. While waiting, you wonder what ...

*March 27, 2015 by Martez *

**physics**

a car traveling at 43m/s decelerates at a rate of 7.1 m/s squared. how long did it take the car to stop? what distance did the car travel while stopping?

*March 27, 2014 by ben*

**physics**

A 30g bullet with a horizontal velocity of 500m/s comes to a stop 12 cm within a solid wall. a) what is the change in its mechanical energy? b) What is the magnitude of the average force from the wall stopping it? a) what would I use of the equation? Can you please explain ...

*January 10, 2007 by Jamie*

**Physics**

A sled is being held at rest on a slope that makes an angle (theta) with the horizontal. After the sled is released, it slides a distance (d1) down the slope and then covers the distance (d2) along the horizontal terrain before stopping. Find the coefficient of kinetic ...

*October 13, 2011 by Mary*

**math**

what is the stopping distance for a car traveling at 40 mph

*May 2, 2012 by sonya*

**Matrices Word Problem**

The stopping distance of a car traveling 25mph is 61.7 feet, and for a car traveling 35 mph it is 106 feet. The stopping distance in feet can be described by the equation y = axÂ² +bx, where x is the speed in mph. (a) Find the values of a and b. (b)Use your answers from part (...

*July 22, 2005 by GetYourLeash*

**Physics**

A 1000 kg car is going 8.90 m/s has a minimum braking distance of 6.0 meters. Find the average braking force exerted on the car during the stopping process.

*November 19, 2013 by Jessica*

**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*

**physics**

i am supposed to sketch a postion time graph for a bear starting at 1.2meters from a refrence point,walking slowly away at a constant velocity for 3 seconds stopping for 5 secods, backing up at hlad the speed for 2 seconds, and finally stopping. how would it look like on a graph

*February 7, 2010 by jake*

**physics**

a car which weight is 1000N is travelling at 90kmn/hr and come to rest in a distance of 50m after applying the brakes. assume uniform acceleration, calculate how large its stopping force was exerted by the friction between the wheel and the road.

*December 16, 2015 by samuel*

**Physics**

A jet of mass 4,768 kg lands on an airstrip, stopping after a distance of 414 m. If the jet has an initial landing speed of 36 m/s, what is the work done, in Joules, by non-conservative forces to stop the jet?

*April 21, 2016 by Sahar*

**Physics**

A car is traveling at 54.2 km/h on a flat highway. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2. PART 1: If the coefficient of kinetic friction between the road and the tires on a rainy day is 0.131, what is the minimum distance needed for the car to stop? Answer in unitsof m. ...

*October 3, 2010 by Elizabeth*

**Physics**

A person of mass 70kg slides across a slippery floor at 2m/s. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.05 and that of static friction is 0.35. Find the distance the person will slide before stopping.

*March 31, 2010 by Joachim*

**Math**

Genrald and Michelle went on a 24-mile bike ride. They rode 1/4 of the distance before stopping. By lunchtime, they rode 5/8 of the total distance. How many miles did they have left to ride after lunch?

*November 10, 2015 by Karla*

**physics**

Driving in a car with a constant velocity of 11.4 m/s you suddenly see an obstacle ahead. Immediately applying the brakes the car slows with an acceleration of 3.80 m/s2. (i) Calculate the stopping distance of the car, and (ii) the time taken to stop.

*December 22, 2011 by jenny*

**physics college level**

A 2.0-kg block is projected up a frictionless inclined plane with a speed of 10 m/s. The angle of inclination is 30o . The block goes a distance of _____ up the plane before stopping. Assume g = 10 m/s2

*April 2, 2014 by spencer*

**Physics**

A student walking home at a steady rate of 4.80 m/s suddenly decides to start running. She can accelerate at 7.50 m/s22, and runs for 1.70 s before stopping. What distance did the student cover while running?

*September 18, 2016 by Ann*

**physics**

Imagine a car involved in a head-on crash. The driver, whose mass is m, is to be brought uniformly to rest within the passenger compartment by compressing an inflated air bag through a distance sc. Write an expression for the average force exerted on the bag in terms of m, vi...

*May 27, 2012 by myra*

**math**

what is the stopping distance of a 3500 lb work truck traveling at 35mph?

*June 19, 2012 by Brian*

**physics**

A Princeton prof. (mass = 70.0 kg), surprised by the large stopping force he calculates for jumping flat footed from a height of 0.12 m, decides to try the experiment. Calculate he deceleration (in g's) if he stops in a distance of 0.36 cm. (Do not try this. You could easily ...

*February 21, 2008 by Josh G.*