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

The minimum stopping distance for a car traveling at a speed of 30 m/s is 60 m, including the distance traveled during the driver's reaction time of 0.50 s.

(a) What is the minimum stopping distance for the same car traveling at a speed of 60 m/s?

m

2. Relevant equations

Vf^2= V0^2 + 2ax

3. The attempt at a solution

Now I have my equation set up, but I can't figure out the change in x. Instead I have (60m-x) in my equation, but I'm looking for acceleration so that I can use that in my next equation when it comes to going 60 m/s. How is one to find the other x if it is not given?

~Phoenix

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