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A car exciting the highway moving at 27 m/s slows down at the rate of 3.5 m/s^2 to a final velocity of 18 m/s. Calculate the distance the car travels while braking?

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    the velocity changes by 9 m/s (27 - 18)

    this takes approx. 2.6 s (9 / 3.5)

    the average velocity is 22.5 m/s
    ___ (27 + 18) / 2

    the distance traveled is velocity multiplied by time

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