physics

posted by .

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

  • physics -

    40.72 m/s

  • physics -

    24.11 m/s

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. AP Physics

    At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 98 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.38. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the driver …
  2. physics

    At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 58 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.46. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the driver …
  3. Physics Please Help!

    1. How much work is required to stop an electron (m = 9.11 10^-31 kg) which is moving with a speed of 1.97 10^6 m/s?
  4. 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?
  5. 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 …
  6. Physics

    At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 68 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.40. Using the work-energy theorem determine the speed of the car …
  7. Physics

    A car skidded on a roadway that has a coefficient of friction with the road of 0.7. A police officer measured the skid marks and noted them to be 100 feet long. Two years later at trial, the lawyer for the driver argues that the officer …
  8. Physics

    * At an accident scene on a level road, investigators measure a car's skid mark to be 58 m long. It was a rainy day and the coefficient of friction was estimated to be 0.38. Use these data to determine the speed of the car when the …
  9. Physics

    During the investigation of a traffic accident that occurred in a 25 m/s zone, police find skid marks 60.0 m long corresponding to the distance the car traveled while braking to a halt. They determine that the coefficient of friction …
  10. Algebra

    The formula relating the speed of a vehicle (S, in miles per hour) that a car was traveling at the moment the brakes were applied causing the vehicle to skid to a stop, traffic investigators use the formula S = square root of 30fL, …

More Similar Questions