# physics

Assume the height of a hill is 50m, calculate:
a.the velocity of a car at the bottom ofg the hill
b.the height at which it will have half the speed. Assume the car starts from rest at the top of the hill.

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1. You can only make this calculation if you assume that the car is "coasting" in neutral with zero friction. These are rather unrealistic assumptions for driving a car.

I suggest you make these assumptions anyway use conservation of energy to predict the speeds.

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2. A hill is of height 50 meters calculate (a)the velocity of the car at the bottom of the hill.(2)the height at which it will have half d speed.Assume the car starts from rest at the top of the hill

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