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A sports car moving at constant speed travels 120 m in 4.7 s. If it then brakes and comes to a stop in 4.0 s, what is its acceleration? Express the answer in terms of g's, where g = 9.80 m/s2. (Take the positive direction to be the direction of travel.)

2. Relevant equations

Change in speed/time of change

3. The attempt at a solution

120/4.7=25.53m/s

end speed 0m/s-start speed 25.53m/s divided by time 4s= -6.38m/s^2 divided by 9.8m/s2= -.651 g

I got this wrong...what did I do wrong?

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# Homework Help: Sports car Acceleration problem

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