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.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(a) What is the minimum stopping distance for the same car traveling at a speed of 50 m/s?

Vf^2 = Vi^2 +2ax

So i would be solving for X here right? so the car is not accelerating do i plug in 0 for a?

This is what i have so far

0=50^2+2(a)(x) where does the .5 reaction time come into play?

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