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Time & Distance Before a Car Stops

A brake is applied to a car traveling at a constant speed of 25 m/s. If the deceleration caused by the braking action is 5 m/per second squared, find the time before the car stops.
a. 1s
b. 2s
c. 4s
d. 5s

Determine the distance traveled before the car stops, IF the car stops at t = 5 seconds.
a. 52.5 m
b. 62.5 m
c. 25 m
d. 50 m

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Solution Summary

Solution briefly shows the calculations necessary to find the braking distance and time of a car travelling at constant speed.