Friday

December 9, 2016
Number of results: 22,512

**PHYSICS**

A driver of a 7400 N car passes a sign stating "Bridge Out 30 Meters Ahead." She slams on the brakes, coming to a stop in 10 s. How much work must be done by the brakes on the car if it is to stop just in time? Neglect the weight of the driver, and assume that the negative ...

*October 24, 2010 by spencer*

**constant acceleration**

A car starts from rest and travels for 5.0 s with a uniform acceleration of +1.9 m/s2. The driver then applies the brakes, causing a uniform acceleration of -3.0 m/s2. If the brakes are applied for 3.0 s, determine each of the following.

*September 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A compact car, mass 755 kg, is moving at 1.00 ✕ 102 km/h toward the east. The driver of the compact car suddenly applies the brakes hard for 1.8 s. As a result, an average force of 5.8 ✕ 103 N is exerted on the car to slow it down. What is the final velocity of ...

*November 26, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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*

**Science**

A car is traveling down a hill that makes an angle of 14° with the horizontal. The driver applies her brakes, and the wheels lock so that the car begins to skid. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the tires and the road is μK = 0.55.

*October 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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**

a car is moving with a uniform speed of 72km/h .The driver sees a child at a distance of 50m. he applies brakes to stop the car just before the child. Calculate the acceleration.

*May 8, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two cars are traveling along a straight-line in the same direction, the lead car at 25.0 m/s and the other car at 32.0 m/s. At the moment the cars are 40.0 m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing his car to have an acceleration of -2.20 m/s2. (a) How much time ...

*October 6, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two cars are traveling along a straight-line in the same direction, the lead car at 25.0 m/s and the other car at 32.0 m/s. At the moment the cars are 40.0 m apart, the lead driver applies the brakes, causing his car to have an acceleration of -2.20 m/s2. (a) How much time ...

*October 6, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics **

A car with mass of 1875kg is traveling along a country road when the driver sees a deer dart out onto the road. The driver slams on the brakes manages to stop before hitting the deer. The driver of a second car with 2135kg is driving too close and does not see the deer. When ...

*October 4, 2010 by Shaila*

**physics**

A driver of a car traveling at 15.9 m/s applies the brakes, causing a uniform deceleration of 1.7 m/s2. How long does it take the car to accelerate to a final speed of 13.0 m/s? Answer in units of s. b) How far has the car moved during the braking period? Answer in units of m.

*March 20, 2011 by maria*

**PHYSICS**

A car is travelling at 60km/h when applies his brakes.If the car decelerates uniformly at 5.6m/s2,how far does the car go after the brakes are applied before coming to rest?

*October 19, 2015 by HEJUMACLA*

**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**

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**

If a car starts from rest and travels for 5.0 seconds with a uniform acceleration of +1.5 m/s2. The driver then applies the brakes for 3.0 seconds, causing a uniform acceleration of - 2.1 m/s2. a) Sketch the velocity vs. time graph for the car and paste your sketch in the ...

*October 23, 2010 by grace*

**Physics**

A driver of a car traveling at 16.6 m/s applies the brakes, causing a uniform deceleration of 3.0 m/s^2. How long does it take the car to accelerate to a ﬁnal speed of 12.1 m/s? Answer in units of s part 2- How far has the car moved during the braking period? Answer in ...

*September 29, 2012 by neko alice*

**Physics**

A driver of a car going 90 km/h suddenly sees the lights of a barrier 40.0 m ahead. It takes the driver 0.75 s to apply the brakes, and the average acceleration during braking is -10 m/s2. (a) Compute for the total displacement of the car to determine whether the car hits the ...

*March 4, 2015 by Leila*

**physics**

A compact car, mass 730 kg, is moving at 1.00 ✕ 102 km/h toward the east. The driver of the compact car suddenly applies the brakes hard for 1.9 s. As a result, an average force of 4.8 ✕ 103 N is exerted on the car to slow it down. What is the momentum now?

*October 26, 2014 by sarah*

**physics**

A driver of a car traveling at 14.2 m/s applies the brakes, causing a uniform deceleration of 2.0 m/s 2 . How long does it take the car to accelerate to a ﬁnal speed of 10.7 m/s? Answer in units of s. 002 (part 2 of 2) 10.0 points b) How far has the car moved during the...

*March 31, 2011 by Anonymous*

**simple physics**

A 1500 kg car travels along the road at 25 m/s when the driver sees the light turn red and applies the brakes. What average force is needed to stop the car in a) 5 seconds and b) .2 seconds? What formula should be used?

*December 4, 2011 by JuJu*

**Physics**

A car of mass 1300 kg is driving along a road at speed of 28m/s. As it approaches some traffic lights, the lights change to red and the driver applies his brakes causing the car to skid. The frictional force between the skidding tyres and the road is 0.8 of the weight of the ...

*October 25, 2015 by Sean*

**physics**

The driver of a car going 90.0 km/h suddenly sees the lights of a barrier 35.0 m ahead. It takes the driver 0.75 s to apply the brakes, and the average acceleration during braking is -10.0 m/s2. (b) What is the maximum speed at which the car could be moving and not hit the ...

*November 26, 2010 by javane*

**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?

*September 4, 2007 by Jayd*

**physics**

A car travels in a straight line. The driver applies the brakes and comes to an abrupt stop. Durning braking, what happens to the velocity and acceleration vectors?

*October 27, 2011 by CD*

**College Physics**

The driver of a 1600 kg car, initially traveling at 10.6 m/s, applies the brakes, bringing the car to rest in a distance of 23.0 m. (a) Find the net work done on the car. (b) Find the magnitude and direction of the force that does this work. (Assume this force is constant.)

*October 10, 2011 by Suzy*

**physics**

A driver of a 7.50 N car passes a sign stating "Bridge Out 30 Meters Ahead." She slams on the brakes, coming to a stop in 10.0 s. How much work must be done by the brakes on the car if it is to stop just in time? Neglect the weight of the driver, and assume that the negative ...

*October 21, 2007 by Anonymous*

**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**

A 1340 kg car going 21 m/s has to stop suddenly. The driver locks the brakes, and the car skids to a halt in a distance of 67 m . What was the car's acceleration while stopping? How much work was done by friction to stop the car? What is the coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*October 12, 2011 by Eman*

**physics**

The driver of a 1300 kg car, initially traveling at 10.1 m/s, applies the brakes, bringing the car to rest in a distance of 16.5 m. (a) Find the net work done on the car. (b) Find the magnitude and direction of the force that does this work. (Assume this force is constant.) ...

*February 22, 2012 by Henry*

**physics**

a bus is moving downhill at a slope of 5 degree . at the moment when the speed of the bus is 30km/h,the driver spots a deer 30m ahead. he applies the brakes and comes to a stop. the is paralysed by fear and does not move.will the bus stops before reaching it or will it hit the...

*February 11, 2012 by ash*

**Physics**

A 1300kg car going 20m/s has to stop suddenly. The driver locks the brakes, and the car skids to a halt in a distance of 64m . What was the car's acceleration while stopping? How much work was done by friction to stop the car? What is the coefficient of kinetic friction ...

*October 9, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

the driver of a truck going 50 mph applies the brakes giving the truck a deceleration of 4.5 m/s^2 how long will it take the truck to come to a complete stop what distance will it cover

*July 14, 2016 by glenn*

**physics **

the driver of the truck going 50 mph applies the brakes giving the truck a deceleration of 4.5 m/s^2 how long will it take the truck to come to a complete stop what distance will it cover

*July 18, 2016 by steve *

**Physics**

A car will skid to a halt at a uniform rate of -9.4 m/s^2. If you measure skid marks that are 34 m long, with what speed was the car going just before the driver slammed the brakes?

*October 4, 2016 by Dan*

**physics**

The driver of a car, traveling at a constant 25 m/s, sees a child suddenly run into the road. It takes the driver 0.45s to hit the brakes. As it slows, the car has a steady acceleration of 8.5 m/s^2. What's the total distance the car moves before it stops?

*September 27, 2013 by chris*

**Physics **

The driver of a car is going 30 m/s slams on his brakes, the car's tires lock, and the car skids to a stop on a level roadway. The kinetic coefficient of friction between its tires and the pavement is 0.75 as it slides. Draw a free body diagram of the car, find its ...

*December 22, 2015 by Katie*

**physics(help!!!!!!!) **

A 1200kg car going 25m/s is brought to a stop using its brakes. Assuming that a total of approximately 20kg of iron in the brakes and wheels absorbs the heat produced by friction. What was the car’s original kinetic energy and after the car has stopped, what is the change in...

*April 25, 2011 by H.T*

**physics**

The driver of the car traveling at a constant 25m/s sees a child suddenly run into the road. It takes the driver 0.45s to hit the brakes. As it slows, the car has a steady acceleration of 8.5m/s©ü. What the total distance the car move before it stops.

*December 9, 2010 by apol*

**physics**

A car is originally traveling at 15.0 meters per second on a straight horizontal road.The driver applies the brakes causing the car to decelerate at 4.00 meters per second ^2 until it comes to a rest. Determine the cars stopping distance

*September 26, 2011 by Mary Gertriude*

**College Physics**

A 1200-kg car going 30 m/s applies its brakes and skids to rest. If the friction force between the sliding tires and the pavement is 6000 N, how far does the car skid before coming to rest? Can you help me get the formula to use . Thanks

*February 11, 2010 by edwin*

**physics**

A car starts from rest and travels for 4.5 s with a uniform acceleration of +1.8 m/s2. The driver then applies the brakes, causing a uniform acceleration of -1.8 m/s2. The breaks are applied for 1.80 s.

*September 4, 2012 by jake*

**Physics**

A car starts from rest and travels for 5.9 s with a uniform acceleration of +1.2 m/s2. The driver then applies the brakes, causing a uniform acceleration of -1.7 m/s2. The breaks are applied for 1.70 s.

*September 2, 2013 by Penelope*

**physics**

A car is moving at 90 km/h when the driver notices an animal that is about to cross the road 100 m away and he decides to apply the brakes. The reaction time of the driver is 0.3 s. Calculate the acceleration of the car when it stopped and the time taken from the time the ...

*September 4, 2014 by Thabo Samson*

**physics repost**

A car of mass 1330 kg is traveling at 28.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes to bring the car to rest over a distance of 79.0 m. Calculate the retarding force acting on the car. same as before just posting again so you wont have to scroll. heres my work KE=1/2*m*v^2 KE=521360...

*April 16, 2008 by Anonymous*

**route surveying**

a driver traveling at 50 mph is 80 m from the wall ahead. if the driver applies the brakes immediately and begins slowing the vehicle at 10 m/s squared, find the distance from the stopping point to the wall.

*May 14, 2014 by leonard*

**Physics**

A driver of a car that is going 25 m/s suddenly notices a train blocking the road. At the instant the brakes are applied, the train is 60 m away. The car decelerates uniformily and stikes the train 3 secs later. (a) How fast was the car moving on impact? (b) What was the ...

*May 11, 2011 by Addie*

**physics**

This question is typical on some driver’s license exams: A car moving at 40 km/h skids 12 m with locked brakes. How far will the car skid with locked brakes at 80 km/h? Answer in units of m

*September 27, 2012 by LYNN*

**Physict**

This question is similar to some on driver's-license exams: A car moving at 50 km/h skids 15 m with locked brakes. Show that with locked brakes at 150 km/h the car will skid 135 m.

*April 8, 2014 by Jaime*

**physics**

This question is typical on some driver's license exams: A car moving at 50km/hr skids 15m with locked brakes.How far will the car skid with locked brakes at 120 km/h?

*February 27, 2012 by jim*

**Physics**

A car of mass 1300 kg is driving along a road at speed of 28m/s. As it approaches some traffic lights, the lights change to red and the driver applies his brakes causing the car to skid. The frictional force between the skidding tyres and the road is 0.8 of the weight of the ...

*October 25, 2015 by Sean*

**physics**

a stunt car driver testing the use of air bags drives a car at a constant speed of 25m/s for a total of 100 meters. he applies his brakes and accelerates uniformlu to a stop just as he reaches the wall 50 meters away. SKETCH THE A GRAPH SHOWING POSITION V.S TIME and VELOCITY v...

*January 20, 2011 by shannon*

**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*

**physics**

disregard the previous I did not include the first part This question is typical on some driver's license exams: A car moving at 50 km skids 15 m with locked brakes.How far will the car skid with locked brakes at 120 km/h?

*March 3, 2012 by Mrs G*

**Physics **

A drunken driver crashes his car into a parked car that has its brakes set. The two cars move off together (perfectly inelastic collision), with the locked wheels of the parked car leaving skid marks 6.0 m in length. If the mass of the moving car is 2130kg and the mass of the ...

*October 27, 2015 by Juicy*

**physics**

When Maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from 15.8 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.25 s. How far ahead of a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? Answer in units of m

*January 22, 2012 by fghsgsdf*

**physics**

When Maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from 15.4 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.19 s. How far ahead of a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? Answer in units of m

*September 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**poe**

When Maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from 15.9 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.43 s. How far ahead of a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? Answer in units of m

*October 7, 2012 by Sonia*

**physics**

when maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from14.3 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.18 s. How far ahead of the stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? answer in m

*September 30, 2013 by katy*

**physics**

when maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from14.3 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.18 s. How far ahead of the stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? answer in m

*September 30, 2013 by katy*

**11th grade**

When Maggie applies the brakes of her car, the car slows uniformly from 15.4 m/s to 0 m/s in 2.41 s. How far ahead of a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign? Answer in units of m.

*September 20, 2010 by Taylor*

**11th grade**

When Maggie applies the brakes of her car,the car slows uniformly from 15.4 m/s to 0m/s in 2.41 s.How far ahead of a stop sign must she apply her brakes in order to stop at the sign?Answer in units of m.

*September 21, 2010 by Taylor*

**Physics please help!!**

A car starts from rest and travels for 5 seconds with a uniform acceleration of 2m/sec^2. The driver then applies the breaks causing a deceleration of 1.5m/sec^2. If the breaks are applied for 4 second, how fast is the car going after the breaking period?

*January 31, 2011 by Megan*

**physics **

A car is traveling at a constant velocity of 21 m/s (about 45 mph). The driver sees a fallen tree lying across the road and hits the brakes after a delay (reaction time) of 245 ms. (1 ms = 10-3 s.) Calculate the distance the car travels during this 245 ms reaction time period...

*September 23, 2015 by rosy*

**physics**

a 1200 kg car going 30 m/s applies its brakes and skids to rest. if the friction force between the sliding ires and the pavement is 6000 N, how far does the car skid before coming to rest. I know the ans is 90 m what work/energy formula should i use to get this answer? can you...

*February 11, 2010 by edwin*

**Physics**

A woman driving at a speed of 23 m/s sees a deer on the road ahead and applies the brakes when she is 210 m from the deer. If the deer does not move and the car stops right before it hits the deer, what is the acceleration provided by the car's brakes?

*September 26, 2012 by James*

**physics**

A driver of a car travelling along a straight road with a speed of 72k.m./hour . Observes a sign board which gives the speed limit 54k.m./h.the signboard is 70m ahead when the driver applies break . Calculate the acceleration the car which will cause the car to pass the ...

*June 10, 2014 by pari*

**physics**

A car is traveling 10 m/s when the driver sees a dog in the road. The driver takes 0.7 s to react, then steps on the brakes and slows down at 3.0 m/s2. How far does the car go before it stops? Name the forces, their directions, and the distances involved in the following ...

*December 1, 2011 by JuJu*

**college physics**

a woman driving at a speed of 23 m/s sees a deer on the road ahead and applies the brakes when she is 210m from the deer. if the deer does not move and the car stops right before it hits the deer, what is the acceleration provided by the car's brakes?

*March 29, 2013 by sue*

**Physics**

A 1100 kg car is moving toward the north along a straight road at a speed of 20.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes and the car comes to rest in a distance of 140 m. (a) If the road is completely level, what is the constant force applied to the car to bring it to rest? (...

*September 16, 2010 by Phil*

**Physics**

If a car starts from rest and travels for 5.0 seconds with a uniform acceleration of +1.5 m/s2. The driver then applies the brakes for 3.0 seconds, causing a uniform acceleration of - 2.1 m/s2.

*October 23, 2010 by Bob*

**More Physics**

I have NO idea how to do this! any help is great! A car with a mass of 1330kg is traveling at 28m/s. The driver applies the brakes to bring the car to a rest over a distance of 79m. Calculate the retarding force acting on the car. From this i can see that it gives me the Mass:...

*December 5, 2012 by Maggie*

**Physics**

A deer runs into the road 1.24 km in front of a car. The driver, traveling at 70.5 km/hr, sees the deer and slams on the brakes which decelerates the car at a rate of 3.2 x 10-1 m/s2. Will the driver hit the deer?

*September 25, 2016 by Michelle*

**physics**

A car is coasting backwards downhill at a speed of 3.2 m/s when the driver gets the engine started. After 2.5 s, the car is moving uphill at 5.0 m/s. Assuming that the uphill is the positive direction, what is the car's average acceleration?

*November 26, 2010 by javane*

**physics**

A car is coasting backwards downhill at a speed of 2.6 m/s when the driver gets the engine started. After 2.5 s, the car is moving uphill at 4.6 m/s. Assuming that the uphill is the positive direction, what is the car's average acceleration?

*September 18, 2012 by LIZZIE*

**physics**

1. A car is coasting backwards downhill at a speed of 3.0 m/s when the driver gets the engine started. After 2.5 s, the car is moving uphill at 4.5 m/s. Assuming that uphill is positive direction, what is the car’s average acceleration?

*June 7, 2013 by asa*

**Physics**

A 1100 kg car is moving toward the north along a straight road at a speed of 20.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes and the car comes to rest in a distance of 140 m. (a) If the road is completely level, what is the constant force applied to the car to bring it to rest? (...

*September 16, 2010 by Phil*

**physics**

A crate rests on a flatbed truck which is initially traveling at 17.8 m/s on a level road. The driver applies the brakes and the truck is brought to a halt in a distance of 33.1 m. If the deceleration of the truck is constant, what is the minimum coefficient of friction ...

*October 2, 2014 by confused *

**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*

**physics**

If a car is accelerating downhill under a net force of 3,674N, what force must the brakes exert to cause the car to have a constant velocity?

*October 1, 2007 by steve*

**physics**

if a car is accelerating downhill under a net force of 3674 N, what force must the brakes exert to cause the car to have a constant velocity?

*October 31, 2009 by regular joe*

**physics**

If a car is accelerating downhill under a net force of 3674 N, what force must the brakes exert to cause the car to have a constant velocity?

*November 4, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A red car with a 70kW engine and a mass of 1335kg accelerates at full power for 2s from rest along a level stretch of road heading east before going down a 3m high hill. The driver puts the car in neutral to accelerate as they coast down the hill. Some distance beyond the hill...

*May 12, 2011 by Hadeel*

**Physics**

Have 2 identical cars each 1000kg at a speed of 20m/s. The yellow car is stopped by car's brakes in 25m while green car is stopped by concrete barrier in 1.2m. Drivers have same mass(70kg) Driver of yellow car is stopped by seatbelt in 0.150 sec. Compare impulse they received ...

*December 7, 2010 by Annie*

**Physics**

Have 2 identical cars each 1000kg at a speed of 20m/s. The yellow car is stopped by car's brakes in 25m while green car is stopped by concrete barrier in 1.2m. Drivers have same mass(70kg) Driver of yellow car is stopped by seatbelt in 0.150 sec. Compare impulse they received ...

*December 7, 2010 by Annie*

**physics**

The driver of a 1,450kg car, whose iron brake calipers mass is 3kg endures a brain malfuction at the top of a 20 degree parking ramp 20 meters long. It approaches the ramp going 20m/s and the driver recovers just as the car reaches the bottom. If the driver captures all the ...

*April 23, 2012 by katie*

**Physics**

1)A car of mass 1330 kg is traveling at 28.0 m/s. The driver applies the brakes to bring the car to rest over a distance of 79.0 m. Calculate the retarding force acting on the car. I don't get it. What is retarding force? gravity has to factor in somewhere due to acceleration...

*April 15, 2008 by Jon*

**physics**

a car is traveling at 40.0 m/s. the drivers sees an emergeny ahead and 0.50 s later slams on the brakes. the acceleration of the car is -4.0 m/s^2. a. what distance will the car travel before it stops? b. if the driver was able to apply the brakes instantaneously without a ...

*September 30, 2007 by jel*

**please help! physics**

A 1200 kg car is moving at 95 km/h when the driver notices a deer down the road. He immediately moves his foot toward the brake pedal, taking only 0.50 seconds before the car starts slowing down. The brakes cause a net force of 2400 N (backwards) on the car for 2.0 seconds. ...

*October 21, 2014 by Caroline*

**Physics-Please help**

Have 2 identical cars each 1000kg at a speed of 20m/s. The yellow car is stopped by car's brakes in 25m while green car is stopped by concrete barrier in 1.2m. Drivers have same mass(70kg) Driver of yellow car is stopped by seatbelt in 0.150 sec. Compare impulse they received ...

*December 7, 2010 by Annie*

**AS Physics**

A driver leaves his car without applying the hand brakes on a road inclined at an angle of 25 degrees. The car starts to roll down the road with the driver chasing from behind after moving a distance of 20 m the speed of the car is 5.0 ms-1. Calculate the coefficient of static...

*October 4, 2014 by Ariana*

**Physics**

A car is travelling along a highway with a speed of 25 m/s when the driver sees an obstruction 1.80*10^2 m directly ahead. It takes the driver 0.80s to react and begin braking. a) How far does the car travel before it begins to slow down? b) How long will it take the car to ...

*March 4, 2013 by Mike*

**physics**

In an auto accident, a car hit a pedestrian and the driver then slammed on the brakes to stop the car. During the subsequent trial, the driver's lawyer claimed that the driver was obeying the posted 35.0 mph speed limit, but that the limit was too high to enable him to see and...

*March 6, 2011 by mary*

**Physics**

n an auto accident, a car hit a pedestrian and the driver then slammed on the brakes to stop the car. During the subsequent trial, the driver's lawyer claimed that the driver was obeying the posted 35.0 mph speed limit, but that the limit was too high to enable him to see and ...

*March 8, 2011 by Ana*

**physics**

You're quietly sitting by a street one day, enjoying the sun, when you notice a speeding car traveling at 20 m/s down the street. The driver notices that there's a stop sign in the street and hits the brakes 40 m before the stop sign, coming to a stop right at the sign itself...

*May 20, 2013 by hemant*

**Physics**

A car is traveling at 72 km/hr. The driver begins to apply the brakes and the begins to slow with a constant acceleration (a). After the brakes are applied, the car stops in a distance of 100 m. What is the acceleration? My teacher gave the class a list of formulas but didn't ...

*September 23, 2014 by Angie*

**Physics **

) A car is traveling on a straight, horizontal road at 20 m/s when the driver slams on the brakes. The force of friction between the car and the road is 900 N. The mass of the car is 1800 kg. (a) Make a free body diagram for the car on the set of axes provided. (b) How far ...

*November 4, 2016 by Tommy*

**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*