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

A 1500kg car can go from zero to 90km/h in 5.0 seconds. What is the average power required to do this?

2. Relevant equations

I tried with P=Fv, I don't really know what else to use(

3. The attempt at a solution

First I converted the 90km/h to m/s and got 25m/s/

Then I did F=mg with m=1500 and g=9.81m/s^2

Then I used the equation P=Fv

P=Fv

P=14175 x 25m/s

P=354375W

ANSWER: 93750w OR 125.7 hp.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Average Power Problem

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