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Homework Help: Word Problem

  1. Mar 2, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    The engine of Sara's 1290 kg car exerts a force of 4880 N at the wheels. She accelerates for 8.73 seconds and then unfortunately, she collides with a snowbank. A) find the force that would stop her car in 2.32 seconds from the impulse of the collision. B) Calculate her momentum 1.19 seconds after her collision.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Mar 3, 2012 #2

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    Welcome to PF, silviamar21! :smile:

    Do you have a couple of equations that might be applicable to this problem?
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