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Landing with a speed of 78.3 m/s, and traveling due south, a jet comes to rest in 959 m. Assuming the jet slows with constant acceleration, find the magnitude and direction of its acceleration.

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    initial velocity = 78.3 m/s
    final velocity = 0 m/s
    distance traveled - 959 m
    a = ?

    use
    (final velocity)^2 = (initial velocity)^2 + 2ad

    solve equation for 'a'.

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    3.2

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    3.2 m/s^2

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