(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

At highway speeds, a particular automobile is capable of an acceleration of about 1.6 m/s2. At this rate, how long does it take to accelerate from 83 km/h to 101 km/h?

2. Relevant equations

a = Change in Velocity / Change in time

3. The attempt at a solution

How do you use 1.6m/s^2 when you also have 83 km/h to 101 km/h?

I know that I need to subtract 83 from 101 (18 km/h). The car needs to increase its velocity by 18 km/h accelerating at 1.6 m/s. I don't know how to use the 1.6 m/s in the equation to show the total time

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# Homework Help: An Automobiles acceleration and speed

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