Purchase Solution

# Acceleration Test Data

Not what you're looking for?

According to recent test data, an automobile travels 0.250 miles in 19.9 seconds , starting from rest. The same car, when braking from 60.0 mi/h on dry pavement, stops in 146 ft. Assume constant acceleration in each part of the motion, but not necessarily the same acceleration when slowing down as when speeding up.

1) what is the acceleration of the car when it is speeding up? (in ft/s^2)

2) Find the acceleration of the car while it is braking. (in ft/s^2)

3) If its acceleration is constant, how fast (in mi/h) should this car be traveling after 0.250 miles of acceleration? The actual measured speed is 70.0 mi/h what does this tell you about the motion?

4)How long does it take this car to stop while braking from 60.0 mi/h?

##### Solution Summary

Acceleration for a car speeding up and braking.

##### Solution Preview

Hello and thank you for posting your question to Brainmass!

The solution is attached below in two files. the files are identical in content, only differ in format. The first is in MS Word format, while the other is in Adobe pdf format. Therefore you can choose the format that is most suitable to you.

According to recent test data, an automobile travels 0.250 miles in 19.9 seconds , starting from rest. The same car, when braking from 60.0mi/h on dry pavement, stops in 146 ft. Assume constant acceleration in each part of ...

##### Intro to the Physics Waves

Some short-answer questions involving the basic vocabulary of string, sound, and water waves.

##### Introduction to Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials

This quiz is for any area of science. Test yourself to see what knowledge of nanotechnology you have. This content will also make you familiar with basic concepts of nanotechnology.

##### Classical Mechanics

This quiz is designed to test and improve your knowledge on Classical Mechanics.

##### Variables in Science Experiments

How well do you understand variables? Test your knowledge of independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables with this 10 question quiz.