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Impulse and Momentum in accelerating systems.

A 2500 kg car traveling to the north is slowed down uniformly from an initial velocity of 20.0 m/s by a 6250 N braking force acting opposite the car's motion. Use the impulse-momentum theorem to answer the following questions:

a. What is the car's velocity after 2.50 s?
b. How far does the car move during 2.50 s?
c. How long does it take the car to come to a complete stop?

Solution Summary

Step by step solution that demonstrates the basic principles in constant-accelerating motion.