Posts by ihatephysics

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Janet jumps off a high diving platform with a horizontal velocity of 2.89m/s and lands in the water 1.5s later. How high is the platform? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8m/s2 Answer in units of m How far from the base of the platform does she land? Answer in units of m

A car weighs 15000-N and is traveling along a highway at 27 m/s. If the driver immediately applies his brakes and the car comes to rest in 85 m, what net force acts on the car during its acceleration? How do you solve this to get an answer of -6564N? Thanks!