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Homework Help: How far apart the stop signs are

  1. May 13, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    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?


    2. Relevant equations

    Im not sure how to start this problem

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

    LowlyPion

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    What kinematic equations do you know?

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