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Homework Help: Suppose that you're in a moving car and the motor stops running. you step on the brak

  1. Sep 8, 2012 #1
    1. Suppose that you're in a moving car and the motor stops running. You step on the brakes and slow the car to half speed. If you release your foot from the brakes, will the car speed up a bit, or will it continue at half speed and slow due to friction? Defend your answer.



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    3. I don't believe it would speed up I believe due to the fact of inertia it would travel at the same rate and eventually slow down due to friction.
     
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  3. Sep 8, 2012 #2

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    Re: Suppose that you're in a moving car and the motor stops running. you step on the

    You are correct.
     
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