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Homework Help: Calculate the distance the car coasts before it stops

  1. Sep 12, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    a cat travelling at 45km/h slows down at a constant 0.50m/s2. calculate the distance the car coasts before it stops, the time it takes to stop and the distance it travels during the first and fifth seconds


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 12, 2010 #2

    hage567

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    What have you tried so far? Which part is causing you trouble? You must show some effort to get help.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2010 #3
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    i've been working on this for awhile and i'm just lost
     
  5. Sep 12, 2010 #4
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    i came up with 11.25min to stop and it'll travel 1125 m before it stops?
     
  6. Sep 12, 2010 #5

    hage567

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    Can you show you calculated those numbers?
     
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