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Medgirl314

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## Homework Statement

A motorcycle traveling at 30 m/s comes to a stop over a distance of 150 m. What was the motorcycle's acceleration?

## Homework Equations

v^2=vinitial+2aΔx

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried plugging in what I know.

0=900+2a*150 m

Then I divided 150 m and 900 by 150:

0=6+2a

This yields an answer of -4. It doesn't seem right, but I can't place why. I think I may have needed to divide the v^2 by 150, but that's 0/150, which wouldn't make sense. Thanks in advance for a reply!