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A car accelerates from 14 m/s to 26m/s in 4s. How far did the car travel in the fourth second?

2. Relevant equations

a=vf-vi/t = 26-14/4=3

d=vf^2-vi^2/2a=26^2-14^2/3=80

The answer is 24.5, but I keep getting 80 and I don't know why.

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# Homework Help: How far did the car travel in the fourth second?

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