# Math

The distance require to stop a car varies directly as the square of its speed. If 250 feet are required to stop a car traveling 60 miles per hour, how many feet are required to stop a car traveling 96 miles per hour!

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1. 250/(60)^2 = x/(96^2)

Solve for x.

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