A 5000 kg truck rear ends a 2500 kg car. Both vehicles applied brakes at the moment of the impact and began to skid. After the impact, the acceleration of the truck is -2 m/s and the acceleration of the

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  1. Physics

    A 821-kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1810-kg truck moving with a speed of 11.5 m/s. If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of both vehicles after the

  2. Physics

    A 2500kg car is travelling due west at 30m/s when the brakes are applied, exerting a force of 5000 N [E]. What is the car's acceleration due to the braking?

  3. physics

    what about a 5,000 kg truck rear-ends a 1200 kg car that has been traveling at 13 m/s, causing the truck to slow down from 14 m/s to 12 m/s and the car to speed up. What is the final velocity?

  4. physics

    A car that weighs 15,000 N is initially moving at 60 km/hr when the brakes are applied. The car is brought to a stop in 30 m. Assuming the force applied by the brakes is constant, determine the magnitude of the braking force.

  5. physics

    A 1000 kg car traveling is at 40.0 m/ s. To avoid hitting a second car the driver slams on his brakes. The brakes provide a constant friction force of 8000 N. ( a) Find the minimum distance that the brakes should be applied in order to avoid a collision

  6. science

    The driver of a 1.00X103 kg car traveling on the interstate at 35.0 m/s slams on his brakes to avoid hitting a second vehicle in front of him, which had come to rest because of congestion ahead. After the brakes are applied, a constant friction force of

  7. physics

    A 1200 kg car traveling north at 14 m/s is rear ended by a 2000 kg truck traveling at 25 m/s. If the truck and car lock bumpers and stick together, what is their speed immediately after the collision?

  8. physics

    A 1000 kg car moving a 10 m/s collides with a stationary 2000 kg truck. The two vehicles interlock as a result of the collision. What is the final velocity of the two combined vehicles?

  9. Physics

    You are driving 2500 Kg car at a constant speed of 14 m/s along an icy, but stright and lvel road. While approaching a traffic light, it turns red. You slam on the brakes. You wheels lock, the tires begin skidding and the car slides to a halt in a distance

  10. science

    a tow truck is towing a car. if the tow truck stops abruptly and the car collides with it, what is the relation between the forces on both vehicles? Use one law of motion in your answer. I am confused. Is i the first law or third? Because the 1st shows the

  11. physics

    Q: Two cars start from rest at a red stop light. When the light turns green, both cars accelerate forward. The blue car accelerates uniformly at a rate of 5.7 m/s2 for 3.2 seconds. It then continues at a constant speed for 8.8 seconds, before applying the

  12. Physics. PLEASE HELP!!

    A small car of mass 985 kg is parked behind a small truck of mass 1551 kg on a level road. The brakes of both the car and the truck are off so that they are free to roll with negligible friction. A 83 kg woman sitting on the tailgate of the truck shoves

  13. Calculus 1

    A car comes to a stop six seconds after the driver applies the brakes. While the brakes are on, the following velocities are recorded: Time since brakes applied (sec) 0 2 4 6 Velocity (ft/sec) 83 40 11 0 Give lower and upper estimates for the distance the

  14. calc

    a) A car is traveling at 50 mi/h when the brakes are fully applied, producing a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2. What is the distance covered before the car comes to a stop? b) A car braked with a constant deceleration of 40 ft/s^2 and produced skid

  15. Physics

    A 930 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2500 kg SUV stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.6 m/s before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction

  16. Physics

    A 930 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2500 kg SUV stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.6 m before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction

  17. physics

    1.A truck with a mass 5000 kg is heading East at 20 m/s. Meanwhile a car with a mass 2500 kg is heading North at 30 m/s. The two vehicles collide at an intersection, get stuck together, and the wreckage keeps moving to some direction.find the speed of the

  18. physic

    A police car is travelling in a straight line with constant speed vp.A truck travelling in the same direction with speed 3/2 vp passes the police car.The truck driver realizes that she is speeding and immediately begins to slow down at a constant rate

  19. Physics

    A truck is travelling along a straight road at a constant velocity of 50ms^-1 and sees a dog 200-metres away. In an attempt to avoid an accident, the driver has to brake to a sudden stop. Once the brakes are applied, the truck now has an acceleration of

  20. Physics

    You are a traffic accident investigator. You have arrived at the scene of an accident. Two trucks of equal mass(3,000 kg each) were involved in a rear-end accident at a stop sign. here is what you know: Truck 1 approched the intersection from the top of a

  21. Physical science

    The brakes of a car are applied to give it an acceleration of -3m/s^2. The car comes to a stop in 5 s. What was its speed when the brakes were applied?

  22. Physics

    A car moving with a speed of 90km per hrt was brought to rest by the applications of brakes in 10sec how far the car the car travel afterwards the brakes were applied

  23. Physics

    Workers have loaded a delivery truck in such a way that its center of gravity is only slightly forward of the rear axle, as shown in the drawing. The mass of the truck and its contents is 8340 kg. Find the magnitudes of the forces exerted by the ground on

  24. Physics

    A pickup truck (2268 kg) and a compact car (1100 kg) have the same momentum. If the same horizontal net force were exerted on both vehicles, pushing them from rest over the same distance, what is the ratio of their final kinetic energies? (ratio: truck to

  25. physics

    A delivery truck with a mass of 1700 kg is stopped in the street w/o its brakes on, when a small car hits it from behind. The car has a mass of 650 kg, and is traveling at 3.7m/s immediately before it hits the truck. Both the car and the truck have good

  26. Physics

    A 700-kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1710-kg truck moving with a speed of 16.0m/s . 1) If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of the truck. 2)Find the

  27. Physics

    A car is behind a truck going 18 m/s on the highway. The car's driver looks for an opportunity to pass, guessing that his car can accelerate at 0.6 m/s2 and that he has to cover the 20-m length of the truck, plus 10-m extra space at the rear of the truck

  28. physics

    A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 2.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 20 m/s. Then the truck travels for 20 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.0 s. (a)

  29. Physics

    A truck on a straight road starts from rest and accelerates at 3.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 18.1 m/s. Then the truck travels for 24.5 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.7 s.

  30. College Physics!!!

    A truck on a straight road starts from rest accelerating at 2.0 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 20 m/s. Then the truck travels for 20 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.0 s. What is

  31. physics

    A car is traveling at a constant velocity of 21 m/s (about 45 mph). The driver sees a fallen tree lying across the road and hits the brakes after a delay (reaction time) of 245 ms. (1 ms = 10-3 s.) Calculate the distance the car travels during this 245 ms

  32. physics

    a car that weighs 15000 N is initially moving at 60 km/hr when the brakes are applied. The car is brought to a stop in 30 m assuming the force applied by the brakes is constant determine the magnitude of the braking force

  33. physics

    Two cars start from rest at a red stop light. When the light turns green, both cars accelerate forward. The blue car accelerates uniformly at a rate of 4.6 m/s2 for 4.4 seconds. It then continues at a constant speed for 8.5 seconds, before applying the

  34. Physics

    A 2050 kg truck is traveling east through an intersection at 2.3 m/s when it is hit simultaneously from the side and the rear. (Some people have all the luck!) One car is a 1200 kg compact traveling north at 4.5 m/s. The other is a 1600 kg midsize

  35. Physics

    A 1500 kg car traveling at 17.6 m/s to the south collides with a 5000 kg truck that is initially at rest at a stoplight. The car and truck stick together and move together after the collision. What is the final velocity of the two-vehicle mass? Answer in

  36. PHYSICS

    a truck with a mass of 5000 kg and a velocity of 15.0 m/s collides head-on with a car whose mass is 1000 kg, moving at 30.0 m/s. if the two vehicles move together after the impact, at what velocity do they move?

  37. Physics

    The 2500 kg cable car shown in the figure below descends a 200 m high hill. In addition to its brakes, the cable car controls its speed by pulling an 1200 kg counterweight up the other side of the hill. The rolling friction of both the cable car and the

  38. Physics

    A 5000 kg truck rear ends a 2500 kg car. Both vehicles applied brakes at the moment of the impact and began to skid. After the impact, the acceleration of the truck is -2 m/s and the acceleration of the car is -3 m/s. If the car skid for 30 m and the truck

  39. physics

    A 853-kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1450-kg truck moving with a speed of 16.0 m/s. If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of both vehicles after the

  40. Physics

    A 821-kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1810-kg truck moving with a speed of 11.5 m/s. If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of both vehicles after the

  41. physics

    A 601-kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1660-kg truck moving with a speed of 14.5 m/s. If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of both vehicles after the

  42. physics

    A 4000 kg truck traveling at constant velocity and a braking force of 20000 N is suddenly applied. It takes 6 seconds for the truck to stop. a) what is the deceleration of the truck? b) what is the velocity of the truck before the brakes were applied c)

  43. scienc

    I'm driving my car of mass 1000 kg at 100 km/hr when I accidentally hit the rear end of a truck of mass 5000 kg traveling in the same direction at 90 km/hr. My car and the truck lock together and move as a single object. Let F1 be the force the truck

  44. Physics

    1. A 601 kg car stopped at an intersection is rear-ended by a 1880 kg truck moving with a speed of 14.5 m/s. If the car was in neutral and its brakes were off, so that the collision is approximately elastic, find the final speed of both vehicles after the

  45. physics

    During winter break, the police department in your hometown asks you to consult in the investigation of a traffic accident that occurred in a large parking lot. It seems that a car was backing out of a parking space when a pickup truck plowed straight into

  46. Physics

    A 1250 kg car rams into the back of a slower moving truck having a mass of 2500 kg. During the collision the two vehicles become entangled so that they move off together afterward. If before the collision the car was going 20 m/s and the truck was going 14

  47. physics

    The driver of a car wishes to pass a truck that is traveling at a constant speed of 19.0 m/s . Initially, the car is also traveling at a speed 19.0 m/s and its front bumper is a distance 24.3 m behind the truck's rear bumper. The car begins accelerating at

  48. Physics

    On its way to Peace River, Alberta, a car enters a passing zone on the highway. The car is 25.0 m behind a truck and both vehicles are travelling at 41.0 m/s. The car accelerates uniformly to overtake the truck and after the car has travelled 280m, it is

  49. Physics

    A 1000kg car is traveling along a level road at 20.00ms, when the brakes are applied long enough to do 50000 J of work. 1) what is the initial kinetic energy of the car? 2) if the car moved 100m while the brakes where applied, what was the average force

  50. physics

    A car moving at a speed of approximately 176.5 km/h. 923 m in front of the car, there is a truck moving at a speed of 84.2 km/h in the same direction. 1.What is the name of the physical process that would occur if both vehicles kept moving at constant

  51. Physics - Dynamics

    (ZYX)If the coefficient of friction is 0.85 for a 2500 kg car against asphalt, then what applied horizontal friction force would be necessary to decelerate the car at 6.0 m/s^2? Also, what would be the stopping distance if the vehicles original speed is 25

  52. Physics

    The brakes are applied to a car traveling on a dry, level highway. A typical value for the magnitude of the car's acceleration is 5.35 m/s2. If the car's initial speed is 29.1 m/s, how long does it take to stop and how far does it travel, starting from the

  53. Physics

    A 13,900 kg truck is moving at 23.5 m/s on a mountain road when the brakes are applied. The brakes FAIL!! Fortunately, the driver sees a deceleration (ouch!) ramp a short distance ahead. This is an incline used by out of control trucks to dissipate their

  54. Gen physics

    A 13,900 kg truck is moving at 23.5 m/s on a mountain road when the brakes are applied. The brakes FAIL!! Fortunately, the driver sees a deceleration (ouch!) ramp a short distance ahead. This is an incline used by out of control trucks to dissipate their

  55. general physics

    A 13,900 kg truck is moving at 23.5 m/s on a mountain road when the brakes are applied. The brakes FAIL!! Fortunately, the driver sees a deceleration (ouch!) ramp a short distance ahead. This is an incline used by out of control trucks to dissipate their

  56. Physics

    When I look into my beautiful 1981 Vanagon's rear view mirror, I see a semi-truck coming toward me way too fast. The truck has lost its brakes and is traveling at 140 km/hour down the steep mountain road we're on. At the last second, the truck exits onto

  57. physics

    The brakes are applied to a car traveling on a dry, level highway. A typical value for the magnitude of the car's acceleration is 4.75 m/s2. If the car's initial speed is 32.1 m/s, how long does it take to stop and how far does it travel, starting from the

  58. Science

    the brakes applied to a car produces uniform retardation. the car covers 16m before stopping how long where the brakes applied

  59. Physics

    A 930 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2500 kg SUV stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.6 m before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction

  60. physics

    A car is moving at 20 m / s before it applies the brakes for 4 s. It slows at a constant rate to 10 m / s. Five seconds after this, the brakes are applied again and stop the car in 5 seconds. The car slows at a constant rate during this period of time as

  61. Physics

    I am trying to calculate the distance and speed a van was travelling behind a car when an accident occured in which the van hits the car. I know that the car brakes and skids 24metres, the van behind brakes and skids 6metres. The car was stopped prior to

  62. physics

    A truck on a straight road starts from rest, accelerating at 2.00 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 11.0 m/s. Then the truck travels for 65.0 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.00 s.

  63. physics

    A 1075 kg van, stopped at a traffic light, is hit directly in the rear by a 705 kg car traveling with a velocity of +2.06 m/s. Assume that the transmission of the van is in neutral, the brakes are not being applied, and the collision is elastic. What is

  64. physics

    A 1093 kg van, stopped at a traffic light, is hit directly in the rear by a 715 kg car traveling with a velocity of +2.38 m/s. Assume that the transmission of the van is in neutral, the brakes are not being applied, and the collision is elastic. What is

  65. Physics

    A truck of 5000kg hits a car of 1500kg at an intersection. After the collision, both vehicles remained glued together and slid over a distance of 30 meters before coming to a halt. Knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction between both vehicles and

  66. physics

    A truck of 5000kg hits a car of 1500kg at an intersection. After the collision, both vehicles remained glued together and slid over a distance of 30 meters before coming to a halt. Knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction between both vehicles and

  67. Physics

    A truck on a straight road starts from rest, accelerating at 2.00 m/s2 until it reaches a speed of 32.0 m/s. Then the truck travels for 76.0 s at constant speed until the brakes are applied, stopping the truck in a uniform manner in an additional 5.00 s.

  68. science

    To stop an elevator in free fall, brakes are installed between the walls of the elevator car and the walls of the shaft in which the car moves. In addition, springs with compression coils are installed on the floor, at the bottom of the shaft, in order to

  69. math

    A car that weighs 15,000 N is initially moving at 60 km/hr when the brakes are applied. The car is brought to a stop in 30 m. Assuming the force applied by the brakes is constant, determine the magnitude of the braking force

  70. physics

    A car that weighs 15,000 N is initially moving at 60km/hr when the brakes are applied. The car is brought to a stop in 30m. Assuming the force applied by the brakes is constant, determine the magnitude of the braking force.

  71. physical science

    . The brakes of a car are applied to give it an acceleration of -3 m/s2. The car comes to a stop in 5 s. What was its speed when the brakes were applied?

  72. Physics

    A car is initially travelling at 30m/s, which is above the speed limit. The driver sees a speed limit trap ahead and applies the brakes for 5 seconds, causing the car to slow down by 2m/s every second while the brakes are on. How far does the car travel

  73. physics

    A car is initially travelling at 30 m/s, which is above the speed limit. The driver sees a speed limit trap ahead and applies the brakes for 5 seconds, causing the car to slow down by 2m/s every second while the brakes are on. –How far does a car travel

  74. PHYSICS

    A car is travelling at 60km/h when applies his brakes.If the car decelerates uniformly at 5.6m/s2,how far does the car go after the brakes are applied before coming to rest?

  75. Physics

    a 3329lb car traveling initially a speeed of 40 mph CRV(estimated speed at time of impac, brakes had been applied) in an easterly direction crashes into the rear end of a 3430lbs CRV moving in the same direction at 0 mph. How far does the car hit move?

  76. Physical Science

    The brakes of a care are applied to give it an acceleration of -3m/s^2. The car comes to a stop in 5 s. What was its speed when the brakes were applied?

  77. physics

    a car and a truck starts from rest at the same instant with the car is behind the truck initially at the same distance. the truck has a constant acceleration of 4 ft/s^2 and the car has an acceleration of 6 ft/s^2. the car overtake the truck after the

  78. Phisic mechanic

    A trailer mechanic pushes a 2500 kg car, home to a speed v, performing a job during the 5000 J. In this process, the car moves 25 m. Neglecting friction between the car and roadway: (A) What is the final velocity v of the car? (B) What horizontal force

  79. Physics

    Workers have loaded a delivery truck in such a way that its center of gravity is only slightly forward of the rear axle, as shown in the drawing. The mass of the truck and its contents is 6675 kg. Find the magnitudes of the forces exerted by the ground on

  80. physics

    please somebdy help me solveing this. Two cars start from rest at a red stop light. When the light turns green, both cars accelerate forward. The blue car accelerates uniformly at a rate of 4.3 m/s2 for 3.3 seconds. It then continues at a constant speed

  81. Physics

    Need someone to check my work and answers: At the instant the traffic light turns green, a car that has been waiting at an intersection starts ahead with a constant acceleration of 2.80 m/s2. At the same instant a truck, traveling with a constant speed of

  82. Physics

    At t=0 car A and truck B are 350 m apart on a straight road. Starting from rest car A speeds up with a constant acceleration of 10 m/s^2. Truck B is travelling in the opposite direction with a constant speed of 15 m/s. How far away is car A from its

  83. Physics

    A 2050 kg truck is traveling east through an intersection at 2.3 m/s when it is hit simultaneously from the side and the rear. (Some people have all the luck!) One car is a 1200 kg compact traveling north at 4.5 m/s. The other is a 1600 kg midsize

  84. Physics

    A 2050 kg truck is traveling east through an intersection at 2.3 m/s when it is hit simultaneously from the side and the rear. (Some people have all the luck!) One car is a 1200 kg compact traveling north at 4.5 m/s. The other is a 1600 kg midsize

  85. Math

    A 2.5 ton truck stops and a 1300 pound car slams the brakes and skids 26 feet and hits the truck at 40 mph pushing the truck a foots length. how fast was the 1300 pound car traveling?

  86. Physics

    A car and a truck starts from rest at the same instant, with the car initially at some distant behind the truck. The truck has a constant acceleration of 2.1 m/s^2, and the car at 3.4 m/s^2. The car overtakes the ruck after it has moved 40.0 m. a) how much

  87. physics

    Two cars start from rest at a red stop light. When the light turns green, both cars accelerate forward. The blue car accelerates uniformly at a rate of 5.5 m/s2 for 4.9 seconds. It then continues at a constant speed for 6.7 seconds, before applying the

  88. physic

    There are 2 vehicles. Vehicle 1 a ford taurus at 3400 pounds is traveling 50mph headed east. Vehicle 2 is a dodge ram truck at 6400. The truck hits the car head on and the car is pushed back 35 feet from point of impact. The truck is 90 feet from point of

  89. Physics

    A car is speeding along the motorway at 40 m s when the driver observes an accident ahead. He slams on the brakes, the wheels lock immediately, and the car skids to a halt. You may assume that the car travels in a straight line whilst it is skidding and

  90. Physics(Please respond)

    1)A 1180-kg van, stopped at a traffic light, is hit directly in the rear by a 753-kg car traveling with a velocity of +1.81 m/s. Assume that the transmission of the van is in neutral, the brakes are not being applied, and the collision is elastic. What is

  91. Physics(Please help)

    1)A 1180-kg van, stopped at a traffic light, is hit directly in the rear by a 753-kg car traveling with a velocity of +1.81 m/s. Assume that the transmission of the van is in neutral, the brakes are not being applied, and the collision is elastic. What is

  92. Physics

    An automobile is traveling 65 km/hr. It brakes decelerate it 6.o m/s^2. a) How long will it take to stop the car? b) How far will the car travel after the brakes are applied?

  93. college Physics

    A car is traveling at 7.0 m/s when the driver applies the brakes. the car move 1.5m before it comes toa complete stop. if the car had been moving at 14m/s how far would it have continued to move after the brakes were applied? assume the braking force is

  94. physics

    A car is behind a truck going 23.0 m/s on the highway. The driver looks for an opportunity to pass, guessing that his car can accelerate at 2.2 m/s2, and he gauges that he has to cover the 24.0 m length of the truck, plus 10 m clear room at the rear of the

  95. Physics-Kinetic Energy

    Can someone help me solve this kinetic energy problem? A 2050 kg truck is traveling east through an intersection at 2.3 m/s when it is hit simultaneously from the side and the rear. (Some people have all the luck!) One car is a 1200 kg compact traveling

  96. physics

    A car that weifgs 15000 n is initially moving at 60 km/hr when the brakes are applied. The cae is broight to a stop in 30 m. Assuming the force applied by the brakes is constant, determine the magnitude of the braking force.

  97. Physics

    Problem 4- Speedy car, driving at 30 m/s. The driver suddenly observes a slow-moving van 155 m ahead traveling at 5 m/s in the same direction. The driver of the car immediately applies the brakes causing a constant acceleration of 2 m/s2 in a direction

  98. physics with 6 questions

    Two cars start from rest at a red stop light. When the light turns green, both cars accelerate forward. The blue car accelerates uniformly at a rate of 3.3 m/s2 for 3.9 seconds. It then continues at a constant speed for 13.7 seconds, before applying the

  99. college physics

    a 1200kg car traveling initially qith a speeed of 25.0 m/s in an easterly direction crashes into the rear end of a 9,000kg truck moving in the same direction at 20.0 m/s. the velocity of the car right after the collision is 18.0 m/s to the east. what is

  100. Physics

    A 930 kg sports car collides into the rear end of a 2500 kg SUV stopped at a red light. The bumpers lock, the brakes are locked, and the two cars skid forward 2.6 m before stopping. The police officer, knowing that the coefficient of kinetic friction

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