# Physics

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A car slams on its brakes, coming to a complete stop in 4 sec. The car was traveling north at 60 mph. Calculate the acceleration

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60 mph = 88 ft/s

acceleration = (change in V)/(time) =
(88 ft/s)/4s = 22 ft/s^2

The acceleration DIRECTION is south, in case they want to know that too

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