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Car's Acceleration Into Gusting Wind

  1. Mar 13, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 2500kg car is traveling 35mph into a head wind gust of 28mph. The wind gust lessens to 16mph. How many seconds will it take for the car to reach velocity of 50mph assuming the force applied to the accelerator throughout remains unchanged?

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    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Mar 13, 2009 #2


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