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Homework Help: Finding a collision time

  1. Oct 9, 2008 #1
    Finding a collision time....

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Sue, driving at 33 m/s enter a one lane tunnel. She then observes a slow moving van 175 m ahead traveling with velocity 5.40 m/s. Sue applies here brakes but can accelerate at only -2.00m/s^2.

    2. Relevant equations
    Determine how far into the tunnel and at what time the collision occurs.

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 10, 2008 #2


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    Re: Finding a collision time....


    FYI, it's forum policy that you show the relevant equations and, more importantly, show your attempt at solving the problem, before you can get help with it.

    See item #1 here:
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