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Jlkohel911

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**An outsider begging for assistance -- motorcycle acceleration**

I have a math problem that, I believe if completed successfully, will save my life.

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The distance from Point A to Point B is 640ft. Starting velocity is 0, ending velocity is 60mph. The bike goes 0-60 in 3.5sec so time is 3.5.

I need to know:

1. Rate of Acceleration (I think it's 7.7meters/sec^2)

2. Distance covered during acceleration (in feet)

3. Distance covered @ 60mph (in feet)

the jist: I was not speeding. The cop said I was and today I'm going to prove it in court. I had 640 ft to get up to 60 miles an hour, go 60mph long enough for him to notice, raise his gun, and clock me, and still come to a safe stop at a red light at point B.

My point is that a 2001 suzuki sv 650s ( the bike i was on at the time) is rated to go 0-60 in 3.5 sec. All the factors of: its not 2001 (so my bike is 12 years old), I am not a professional rider, and I am not on a professional track, would to my knowledge only increase distance covered during an acceleration to 60mph. That with a breaking distance of at least 118ft (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_SV650) added to distance covered (in ft) per sec while going 60MPH would put me way past 640 ft. However there is some math and conversions that I can't get right on my own and am hoping some of you kind souls might help with. Thank you very much !

Josh