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A car merges onto the highway from rest in 10 seconds. The final speed of the car is 60 mph. Estimate the acceleration of the car.

asked by ben
  1. 60 mph = 88 ft/s = velocity change

    Acceleration = 88/10 = 8.8 ft/s^2
    That is 0.27 g's.

    posted by drwls

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