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How far apart the stop signs are

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Homework Statement



A car starts from rest at a stop sign. It accelerates at 5.02 m/s2 for 7.24 seconds, coasts for 2.22 s, and then slows down at a rate of 4.51 m/s2 for the next stop sign. How far apart are the stop signs?


Homework Equations



Im not sure how to start this problem

The Attempt at a Solution

 

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Homework Statement



A car starts from rest at a stop sign. It accelerates at 5.02 m/s2 for 7.24 seconds, coasts for 2.22 s, and then slows down at a rate of 4.51 m/s2 for the next stop sign. How far apart are the stop signs?

Homework Equations



Im not sure how to start this problem

The Attempt at a Solution

What kinematic equations do you know?

If you need formulas:
https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=905663&postcount=2
 

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