(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The maximum straight-line deceleration of a racing car under braking is 5 m s-2. What is the minimum stopping distance of the car from a velocity of 108 km h-1?

2. Relevant equations

½ V x t

3. The attempt at a solution

V = 108km/h=30m/s

t = 30/ 5 = 6 m s-2

½ V x t = ½ x 30 x 6 = 90

Answer: Distance = 90 m

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I found this formula ½ V x t (to determine stopping distance) on the internet, but im not sure if its correct.

Are there any mistakes?

Thank You

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# Homework Help: Stopping distance

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