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a car moving with an initial velocity of 60 m/s south has a constant acceleration of 10 m/s^2 north. After 12 seconds its velocity will be:
A) 60 m/s south B)60 m/s north C) 40 m/s north D) 40 m/s south

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  1. Use the following formula and solve for Vf

    Vf=Vi+at

    Where

    Vf=?
    Vi=60m/s
    a=-10m/s^2
    t=12s

    **Since the acceleration is in the opposite direction of the velocity, acceleration is negative.

    Vf=60m/s+[(-10m/s^2)(12s)]
    Vf=-60m/s

    Velocity is in the opposite direction, then velocity initial, so -60m/s is 60m/s north

    B is the best answer choice.

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