posted by Ethan .
An electric vehicle starts from rest and accelerates at a rate of 2.3 m/s2 in a straight line until it reaches a speed of 17 m/s. The vehicle then slows at a constant rate of 1.4 m/s2 until it stops. (a) How much time elapses from start to stop? (b) How far does the vehicle move from start to stop?