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A sport car moving at constant speed travels 110m in 5.0 s. if it then brakes and comes to a stop in 4.0 s, what is the magnitude of its acceleration in m/s2, and in g’s (g=9.80 m/s2)? 2

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petranajjar

d = 110 m,  t = 5 s v o = 110 cs : 5 m = 22 m/s ------------------------------------- v = v o - a t v = 0 m/s,  v o =  22 m/s,  t = 4 s 0 = 22 - 4 a 4 a = 22 a = 22 : 4 a = 5.5 m/s² g = 9.80 m/s² 9.80 : 5.5 = 0.56  Answer: The magnitude of its acceleration is 5.5 m/s or 0.56 g. 

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