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Homework Help: Need help

  1. Aug 28, 2005 #1
    A car slows down from a speed of 26.0 m/s to rest in 4.50 s. How far did it travel in that time?
    Iam not sure how to solve this
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  3. Aug 28, 2005 #2


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    You can't answer that question without knowing how the car slows down, unless you happen to know it is deacceleration at a constant rate. In that case, you can calculate the rate of acceleration and apply the formula for distance traveled under constant acceleration.
  4. Aug 28, 2005 #3


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    Please do not post the same question in both "k-12" and "college"!
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