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A car merges onto the highway from rest in 10 seconds. The final speed of the car is 60 mph. Estimate the acceleration of the car.

1. drwls

60 mph = 88 ft/s = velocity change

Acceleration = 88/10 = 8.8 ft/s^2
That is 0.27 g's.

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