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Two cars have the same mass, but one is moving three times faster than the other. How much more work will be needed to stop the faster car?

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  1. KE = (1/2) m v^2
    You must do enough work (Force times braking distance) to equal the original Kinetic energy.
    W1 = (1/2) m v^2
    W2 = (1/2) m (3v)^2 = (1/2) m v^2 * 9
    so
    nine times as much

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  2. I guess NINE TIMES AS MUCH

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