physics
posted by r .
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 28.7 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 17.5 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds?

car changes from 0m/s to 17.5m/s in 15 sec.
Looks like an average acceleration of 17.5m/s / 15s = 1.1666 m/s^2
It doesn't matter how long it did what. The average acceleration only takes into account change in speed and time elapsed.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

physics help!
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 32.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.8 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics, Please help!!!
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 32.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.8 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 36.8 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 13.9 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 36.8 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 13.9 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 37.8 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 13.5 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
a car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 26.7 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 19 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s^2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 25.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.4 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 25.6 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 14.4 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 20.5 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 15.9 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s2 during the 15 seconds? 
Physics
A car accelerates at a constant rate from zero to 23.3 m/s in 10 seconds and then slows to 15 m/s in 5 seconds. What is its average acceleration to the nearest tenth of a m/s^2 during the 15 seconds?